Category Manager - Aftermarket Brakes in Lisle IL, Illinois

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  • 08/27/2022
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Job Description
Position Overview

The Category Manager, Aftermarket Brakes is an integral part of the procurement team. The initial goal will be to gain a solid knowledge of the team’s supply base, company and procurement processes, and understanding of the roles and personnel of associated work groups inside Navistar.

As Category Manager for Aftermarket Brakes, you will be responsible for managing an estimated spend of $250M.



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Job Description
Position Overview

The Category Manager, Aftermarket Brakes is an integral part of the procurement team. The initial goal will be to gain a solid knowledge of the team’s supply base, company and procurement processes, and understanding of the roles and personnel of associated work groups inside Navistar.

As Category Manager for Aftermarket Brakes, you will be responsible for managing an estimated spend of $250M.



Key activities include, but not limited to:

management of Cost Reduction projects,
assisting with strategic sourcing activities for new programs and transfer business,
supplier contract negotiations and administration,
supplier performance management,
working closely with the Best Cost Country Sourcing Team on projects and developing strategies for tail spend suppliers to effectively consolidate the supply base.
As Category Manger, Aftermarket Brakes you will be a member of a Category Management Team (CMT), which provides the opportunity to work cross functionally within Navistar interfacing with the product development, program management, quality, manufacturing, risk management, finance, logistics, aftermarket parts, product pricing, supply chain and more.



Demonstrating solid performance in this role will position you well for advancement into jobs of higher responsibility within Navistar Procurement.


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree
At least 8 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
1 year lead experience
OR

Master's degree
At least 6 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
1 year lead experience
OR

At least 10 years of supply chain, engineering

or manufacturing experience
1 year lead experience

Additional Requirements

Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills

Analytical mindset and skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Strong communication skills, written, verbal and presentation
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to relate and work well with others
Attention to detail with ability to manage many items at one time effectively
Experience in a large, multi-functional company
Purchasing, engineering, manufacturing or quality experience
Familiarity with manufacturing processes and key cost drivers
Ability to read & understand prints and technical specifications is a plus

Company Overview

Navistar is a purpose-driven company, reimagining how to deliver what matters to create more cohesive relationships, build higher-performing teams and find solutions where others don't.



Navistar is the Lisle, Illinois-based parent company of International® brand commercial trucks and engines, IC Bus® brand school and commercial buses, all-makes OnCommand® Connection advanced connectivity services, aftermarket parts brands Fleetrite®, ReNEWed® and Diamond Advantage® and Brazilian manufacturer of engines and gensets MWM Motores Diesel e Geradores.



With a history of innovation dating back to 1831, Navistar has more than 12,000 employees worldwide and is part of TRATON SE, a global champion of the truck and transport services industry.

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