• Procurement Supervisor

    Location US-IL-Melrose Park
    Job ID
    # of Positions
    Internal Title
    Supply Chain Professional 2
    Position Type
    Regular Full Time Employee
    Supply Chain
    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.


    The Procurement Supervisor will implement and monitor supply-side, demand-side and process change activities associated with indirect products and/or services. Individual will gain knowledge of and become skilled in strategic sourcing approaches, assessment of business capacities and capabilities of suppliers, as well as the ability to enhance quality, streamline work processes and eliminate rework activities to reduce total cost. This position will interact with suppliers and employees at all levels.

    • Deliver on sourcing /commercial activities with the input of cross functional teams; including negotiate prices/contracts with suppliers
    • Support Buyers / Category Managers who have responsibility for the overall category strategy
    • Perform due diligence on orders; perform various Avantis transactions to implement and/or process regular purchasing business
    • Respond to various inquiries from business owners, end users and suppliers to further the cohesive direction for indirect procurement
    • Develop improvement ideas from working with business areas to understand their business and goals

    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)
    • Ability to travel – approximately 15-20%; with travel initially between Melrose Park, IL and Corporate Headquarters in Lisle, IL
    • Negotiating experience
    • Knowledge of key elements associated with creation / administration of contracts
    • Ability to analyze product costs and understand underlying cost drivers
    • Experience in creating, leading and driving cross-functional teams

    Desired Skills:

    • Positive Attitude, Ethics, and International Values which support our company’s values, and a healthy, high performance culture
    • Proficiency in ERP systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, etc.) and Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge of vehicle/engine testing and development processes
    • Experience working in a represented environment


    • Directing Others
    • Interpersonal Savvy
    • Negotiating
    • Organizational Agility
    • Process Management
    • Standing Alone


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    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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