• Procurement Manager - Fuel, Air and Battery Box

    Location US-IL-Lisle
    Job ID
    2018-32495
    # of Positions
    1
    Internal Title
    Supply Chain Professional 4
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Category
    Purchasing
    Travel
    Up To 25%
    Relocation Offered
    No
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    Navistar - Driven By Uptime. Our focus is delivering Trucks and Buses that carry on the promise of being on the road, and staying there.

     

    Why Navistar?

    • Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
    • Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
    • Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
    • Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
    • Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well

    We are seeking a Fuel, Air and Battery Box Procurement Manager who will have the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Responsible for procurement/purchasing activities with the following commodities: Fuel, Air and Battery Box
    • Develop and/or execute the existing strategy for all Commodities within the CMT (Category Management Team) and Major/Minor Programs
    • Manage all commercial aspects with assigned supply base including driving cost savings goals, negotiating, building positive relationships and resolving open issues with the cross functional Navistar team
    • Analyze supplier cost structure and competitive landscape to identify and negotiate savings and mitigate increases
    • Lead the cross-functional CMT for the commodity
    • Develop and execute sourcing strategies and gain CMT and executive approval where needed
    • Identify and execute cost savings measures with suppliers and Navistar team to achieve annual goals
    • Identify when a business case needs to be utilized and complete them
    • Analyze Data to understand the cross functional impact of each initiative
    • Constantly communicate to Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing, and engineering customers and escalate issues when needed – know who, when, and how to communicate with all Stakeholders
    • Manage the workload of an assigned sourcing specialist where applicable

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    Performs supply chain and logistics functions, such as material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection and distribution.  Creates integrated processes among internal functions (e.g., operations, purchasing and logistics) and outside suppliers.  Responsibilities are within the Supply Chain Management function as a generalist or in a combination of disciplines. 

     

     

    Basic Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
    •  1 year lead experience

    OR

    • Master's degree and 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:

    • Negotiating experience
    • Project Management experience
    • Experience in creating, leading and driving cross-functional teams
    • Ability to analyze product costs and understand underlying cost drivers
    • Ability to prepare and deliver business presentations to individual groups
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
    • Confident and Assertive: willingness to challenge appropriately
    • Positive attitude
    • Communicate effectively: verbally, non-verbally, written communication, ability to listen, and “read between the lines”
    • Ability to travel up to 20%

    Competencies:

    • Ethics and Navistar Values
    • Positive Attitude

    Compliance/Marketing Requirements

    Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization

     

    It's Uptime at International

     

    Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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