• Procurement Sourcing Specialist

    Location US-IL-Lisle
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Supply Chain Professional 2
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Less Than 10%
    Relocation Offered
    ERP Eligibility
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • Overview

    Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customer, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investment and production launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and result-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees, and shareholders.

    In this role, the Procurement Sourcing Specialist - Brakes will work directly with the Commodity Supply Manager to support and or lead the following  
    • Working with the Brake CMT (Commodity Management Team) to develop and execute the strategy for the brake office that supports the overall strategy for Procurement.
    • Build and manage relationships with cross functional team members and management.
    • Identify and develop new cost reduction opportunities by using all of the levers available including resourcing, global sourcing, negotiation, technology, footprint optimization, parts, etc…
    • Negotiating with internal customers and external suppliers to maximize results for Navistar.
    • Facilitate communications between external suppliers and various internal departments to resolve any queries or issues that may arise.
    • Build strong strategic partnerships with brake suppliers to ensure that product quality, on time delivery and service levels are met.
    • Analyze product costs and understanding cost drivers.
    • Lead the implementation of cost reduction initiatives to maximize savings.

    Position Purpose and Requirements

    This role will support one or more of the following functions: material and services sourcing, procurement, supplier management, production planning, transportation, inventory control, distribution, and process reengineering.  


    Basic Requirements: 

    • At least 4 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • At least 2 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience


    • Master’s degree

    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:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Experience with Commercial Truck or a ME background a plus
    • Experience with sourcing components, discovering competitive options and negotiating deals
    • Ability to effectively cope with change and to handle ambiguity
    • Excellent time management skills – can organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet specific deadlines
    • Ability to establish relationships and encourage cooperation between organizations
    • Ability to grasp technical/mechanical concepts
    • Ability to follow-up and drive for results/resolutions
    • Customer Focused – is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
    • Work effectively in a team environment
    • Experience with the Automotive/Heavy Truck Industry



    • Business Acumen
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Priority Setting
    • Problem Solving
    • Motivating Others
    • Global Business Knowledge

    Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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


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    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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