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Strategic Sourcing Manager - Direct Materials

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Vernon Hills, United States


  • F500 global Manufacturer
  • Ample room for growth, role open due to promotion

About Our Client

My client is a global F500 manufacturer headquartered in Chicago with global presence in a variety of industries. This operating company is located in the northern suburbs and is known across the company for having some of the top performers in the company. Average tenure of 2 years before promotion, this team is looking to backfill an individual that was recently promoted. They offer strong benefits including full tuition reimbursement.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Description

The Strategic Sourcing Manager - Direct Materials will:

  • Manage and lead multiple medium-to-large sourcing engagements, including current state and budget evaluation
  • Development of strategy and approach, compiling scope of work and other requirements, drafting the RFx, evaluation of the vendor proposals, and negotiation of final business terms
  • Present analysis--both qualitative and quantitative--to Procurement leadership and key stakeholders prior to obtaining approval to award business
  • Organize and lead meetings with both internal stakeholders and external vendor partners
  • Collaborate with internal partners (i.e. Business Owners, Risk Management, Contracts, Legal, etc) to mitigate risk by ensuring all sourcing events executed are in full agreement with corporate policies and procedures
  • Research market and pricing data to develop analytics to support negotiation strategies and justify award decisions
  • Build Sourcing project pipeline by reviewing expiring contracts, tracking and analyzing supplier spend, and presenting recommendations to Sourcing leadership
  • Effectively communicate and demonstrate Strategic Sourcing's value proposition with the vendor selection process to internal stakeholders

The Successful Applicant

The successful Strategic Sourcing Manager - Direct Materials will have:

  • 3+ years of strategic sourcing or consulting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field
  • Strong analytical skills within Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, macro familiarity, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills within a complex organization
  • Demonstrated success managing a strategic sourcing project
  • Proven results leading major packaging sourcing projects in a global environment

What's on Offer

The target compensation for the Strategic Sourcing Manager - Direct Materials commensurate with candidate experience and competitive in the local Chicago market.

 
 
 
 
 





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