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General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 02 - Procurement

Department: 02 - 03 - Direct / Indirect Material

Date Published: 22-Feb-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive key initiatives including value-engineering scoping- creating RFQs- bid analysis- managing capital projects and project implementation
  • Support day to day procurement related activities such as accounts payable- service related risks- and/or quality corrective actions
  • Ensure Procurement Portfolio spend is leveraged in improved contracts / agreements at lowest possible total cost while ensuring supply
  • Develop supplier and internal partnerships to identify and develop ongoing total cost reductions
  • Ensure strong timelines and project milestones are met to deliver projects on time and in full
  • Support annual budget process
  • Manage monthly reporting on price purchasing variance running detailed analysis on budget prices- real prices- volumes- contract coverage and commodity cost impact


  • 1-3 years of experience in a supply chain related role (CPG experience preferred)
  • Strong entrepreneurial- project management and financial skills (data and specifications analysis)
  • Effective communication- negotiation- influencing and e-sourcing skills
  • Strong strategic/business orientation- with customer focus and the ability to anticipate and deliver change
  • Effective relationship building ability with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Outlook- Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills in Excel
  • Structured thinking
  • Experience or affinity with key (procurement) computer technology and systems e.g. ESO- SAP- Ariba
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field


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