Senior Buyer #5381

McCain Foods USA Inc.,   Oakbrook Terrace, IL   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
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Posted on January 10, 2021

Senior Buyer, North America Indirect Procurement (McCain Foods USA Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, IL):

  • Lead the overall supplier relationship strategy for North America, ensuring proper commercial treatment of suppliers by reinforcing policy, ethics and the strategic approach with suppliers and with other company departments
  • Drive cost focused strategy for Indirect spend area by contributing and leading the execution of sourcing plans and strategies to deliver ongoing cost savings targets
  • Responsible for delivery of Sustainable Cost Advantage Program
  • Build supplier relationship program for the relative markets to deliver significant value for McCain Foods
  • Ensure company purchases in the spend pool comply with company internal controls requirements
  • Build strong client relationships with the McCain team in the indirect category
  • Ensure proper stewardship for Procurement Transactions in the Indirect Category
  • Ensure Coupa is updated and maintained for the Global Procurement Team

In order to complete the above-mentioned tasks, the following experience is required:

  • Knowledge of Coupa Procure-to-Pay (P2P) software, or similar sourcing tool
  • Knowledge of SAP and Indirect Procurement Systems
  • Experience sourcing strategy development and linking business needs to leverage scale
  • Ability to perform financial and industry analysis
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong supplier management skills, and Client relationship management
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business, Engineering or related field and at least eighteen (18) months of experience as a Buyer or related occupation.

McCain Foods USA Inc.,

Oakbrook Terrace , IL