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Procurement Manager in Racine, WI at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 1/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Racine, WI
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/22/2018

Job Description

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Manufacturing company known for innovative productions
  • Operations in over 70 countries and sell products around the world
  • Over 110 year history of reliable advancement

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Work environment that nurtures innovation
  • Growth: Getting valuable supported resources while having the ability to make an impact.
  • Opportunity: Strong presence in the manufacturing industry with opportunity for growth.
  • Stability: A secure leadership team dedicated for growth and success.

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Waxdale, WI

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Provide thought leadership and innovative strategies for optimizing sourcing effectiveness by understanding the global supply market and driving category strategy execution to positively impact cost, innovation, risk management and other value added elements of supplier relationships
  • Accountable for strategy execution and results delivery for his/her categories
  • Engages and works in partnership with Marketing and Sales organizations to support long-term business goals
  • Manage, lead and develop the procurement best practice in key areas such as market analysis, cost modeling, risk analysis, benchmarking, by applying best-practice processes, tools, and techniques, in accordance with procurement governance, processes, standards, and procedures
  • Manage and optimize the supplier portfolio
  • Lead the development, negotiation and management of select strategic supplier agreements
  • Measure and track performance of spend category and define budgetary impact
  • Work with the Business Unit to enable and implement processes and systems that drive overall procurement efficiency and improve compliance
  • Produce periodic reports as required by the function
  • Provide input, influence and linkage to the e-Ordering tools e.g. Ariba

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • Ability to develop and execute agreed strategies (focus and alignment)
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and argue persuasively for a course of action
  • Strong problem solving and analytical expertise
  • Build and maintain relationships both internally and externally
  • Strong influencing ability to ignite and sustain change and an ability to communicate across business and geographic boundaries at all levels of the business.
  • Cooperative work-style and strong team player
  • Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and positive ‘can-do’ attitude (communication)
  • Ability to work independently and result oriented
  • Attention to detail