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Purchasing/Sourcing Manager

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

With more than $2 billion in revenues, We are a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the manufacturing retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end commerce, we provide solutions in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 locations.   Our solutions automate and integrate critical processes.  
We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.
 
Position Summary

The Sourcing Manager will perform tasks and work required and coordinate with other team members, business unit leaders and Legal to derive and complete cost reduction projects related to software, services, licenses, hardware, professional services, telecom, marketing and other related indirect scope categories. The role requires an in-depth understanding of sourcing, procurement and contracts, IT and other category management along with an executive presence to handle communications, schedule and progress management, negotiations, escalations and supplier interface to complete the total task. This role will also assist with day to day “run the business” work flows as assigned.


Qualifications & Job Requirements

▪ Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
▪ Able to work cross functionally
▪ Experience working with indirect sourcing, procurement and driving cost take out initiatives, specifically software, licensing, professional services, telecom management, marketing and other indirect (not within a manufacturing environment)
▪ Excellent communication and project management skills
▪ Demonstrated problem solving skills
▪ Strong influencing skills with issue mitigation mentality
▪ Ability to manage suppliers and escalate as needed
▪ Understanding of a service-based/SLAs
▪ Knowledge of procurement systems/processes/tools
▪ Skilled negotiator
▪ Sense of urgency
▪ Flexibility in a fast pace environment
▪ Good awareness of software asset management

Keywords: Job Juncture, Hoffman Estates , Purchasing/Sourcing Manager, Executive , Hoffman Estates, Illinois

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