|Job Location:||Chicago, Illinois - United States|
|Salary:||$90,000.00 - $110,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly|
|Employer Will Recruit From:||Regional|
This is a fortune 500 company at a small and complex plant with tons multiple innvoation projects impacting our Global Transportation Supply Chain Industry.
Sourcing Manager located in Chicago at a plant on the south side near Midway Airport, will manage initiatives that drive down cost, lead-time, and risk of required goods and services. Directly supervises 2 - 4 employees in a heavy metal industrial for a truck, rail, car, freight parts manufacturing plant producing gears, brakes, gears, radiators etc. Big opportunity for procurement/purchasing/sourcing managers with related manufacturing industry experience that can control inventory, understand the why and what for root cause analysis, partner with shipping, upgrade talent, and translate this to management to turn around a plant inventory department. You will be making a global impact with a Fortune 500 company with excellent benefits and future career growth opportunities.
Strategic procurement is highly focused on world class cost management. Responsible for driving down cost utilizing benchmarks, effective negotiation strategies, should cost tools, metal market trends and supply chain/commodity analysis and sourcing strategies. Procure materials, components and services and select and develop the supply base to support the requirements of the Company. Implement and manage the procurement strategies, processes and tools, and system requirements to improve cost, quality and productivity. Manage suppliers by setting, measuring and driving performance expectations while working with cross-functional teams (internal and external) to drive program deliverables. Participate in, contribute to and implement the organization’s global strategic procurement plan in line with overall business performance goals. Conduct technical, business and process analysis identifying areas for process improvement and providing advice to senior management.
Heavy industrial fabrication manufacturing industry expereince in Procurement/Sourcing Management required. Looking for knowledge with CASTINGS, FORGINGS, METAL STAMPINGS. Off Shore Supplier relationships with India & China. Plant is fabricating material into brakes, gears etc. for industrial and commerical transportation equipment.
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree