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Senior Procurement Manager
Ref No.: 18-05139
Location: Lisle, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
ICS is currently seeking a Senior Procurement Manager to join our Clients staff at their corporate headquarters in Lisle, IL. This role leads 3 Category Management Teams with annual spend of about $400MM, strategically leading these groups to annual year over year cost reduction goals and actively working with our managers and staff to identify cost drivers and opportunities for additional savings while not impacting supplier quality. Seeking a strong technical/engineering skill set to go along with a demonstrated background of cost reduction activities, strategy development, execution and achievements.

Performs supply chain and logistics functions, such as material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection and distribution. Creates integrated processes among internal functions (e.g., operations, purchasing and logistics) and outside suppliers. Responsibilities are within the Supply Chain Management function as a generalist or in a combination of disciplines.

Basic Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree and at least 12 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
  • 2 years lead experience
OR

  • Master's degree and at least 8 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
  • 2 years lead experience
OR

  • At least 14 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
  • 2 years lead experience



Desired Skills

  • Engineering degree with a post graduate business degree highly desired
  • Demonstrated success at leading procurement teams to company cost saving goals
  • Strong technical understanding of automotive/truck engine and vehicle powertrain, HVAC, Hose and Tube, and Petrochemical Components
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work cross functionally with internal groups, ranging from finance to engineering to manufacturing
Competencies

  • Drive for Results
  • Managerial Courage
  • Negotiating