• Supply Manager

    Location US-IL-Lisle
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Supply Chain Professional 4
    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 customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product 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 results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


    In this role, the Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for: 

    • Working with the Electrical/Thermal (Commodity Management Team) to develop and execute the strategy 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 suppliers to ensure that product quality, on time delivery and service levels are met.
    • Analyze total cost of ownership, and understanding the underlying cost drivers and implementing cost reduction initiatives to maximize savings
    • Lead the implementation of cost reduction initiatives to maximize savings.
    • Analyze commodity spend, including developing recommendations for category and savings opportunities

    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


    • Master's degree and at least 6 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
    • 1 year lead experience


    • 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:


    • Advanced degree, MBA preferred
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Experience with Commercial Truck
    • 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
    • Analytical skills, including extensive data mining


    • Positive Attitude
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Conflict Management
    • Negotiating
    • Drive for Results
    • Strategic Agility

    It's Uptime at International

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


    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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