General Purchasing Sr. Manager - IT & Marketing in Lisle IL, Illinois

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  • 08/27/2022
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Job Description
Position Overview

The Senior Manager IT & Marketing in the General Purchasing group manages over $225 million of spend supporting the IT, Marketing, HR and Defense business units, including the Travel category.



This manager is responsible for managing a group of 5 employees. This position will be responsible for all aspects of General Purchasing with the goal of adding significant value to the company's bottom line and ensuring complianc...

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Job Description
Position Overview

The Senior Manager IT & Marketing in the General Purchasing group manages over $225 million of spend supporting the IT, Marketing, HR and Defense business units, including the Travel category.



This manager is responsible for managing a group of 5 employees. This position will be responsible for all aspects of General Purchasing with the goal of adding significant value to the company's bottom line and ensuring compliance with policy. The candidate will serve as an internal consultant in the areas of purchasing systems, processes, and policies and will regularly report progress of KPI goals to Executive Leadership. The successful candidate will understand, analyze, forecast, communicate, strategize, and act on supplier purchases in the IT & Marketing group as well as drive collaboration opportunities with VW.



The successful candidate will utilize PowerBI, PeopleSoft, Salesforce, Ivalua and Globe systems to ensure performance and cost visibility for the group.


Responsibilities

Supports and ensures that general purchasing functions, such as RFI, RFP, supplier negotiations, cost analysis, vendor selection and contracting are completed
Provides approvals within the Ivaula and PeopleSoft systems to ensure corporate purchasing processes and policies are followed
Interacts directly with various internal stakeholders at all levels within Navistar and outside suppliers.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree
At least 10 years of materials management or supply chain experience
At least 4 years of management experience
OR

Master’s degree
At least 8 years of materials management or supply chain experience
At least 4 years of management experience
OR

At least 12 years of materials management or supply chain experience
At least 4 years of management experience

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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

Develop strategies to improve cost structures
Ability to prepare and deliver business presentations to executive leadership and peers
Significant negotiating experience
Demonstrated record of success with formal and informal leadership
Positive Attitude, Ethics and Values which support our company’s values, and a healthy, high performance culture
Project/Program management experience
Ability to analyze product costs and understand underlying cost drivers
Ability to take responsibility for multiple projects to achieve goals and meet deadlines
Demonstrate ability to formulate, communicate, and implement short and long-term strategies for area of responsibility
Experience in participating and managing cross-functional teams
Self-starter, strong work ethic and project management experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to travel 10%

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.



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