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LocationOakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60523
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-22
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Valid Through2023-09-29

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Category Manager IV Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL /Hybrid Duration: 6 months with possible Contract Description: Manages a supply chain for highly technical and complex materials or services category that ensures high availability and quality at the lowest possible total cost to Operations. Acts as a primary Client liaison to outside suppliers, both current and potential. Leads the management of the supplier relationship strategy. Works closely with senior managers, technical / specification engineers and decision makers to determine the long-term needs and appropriate supply market strategy. Manages the supply chain processes for a given commodity or service category including but not limited to the development of contracting, labor, e-business, diversity, inventory and cost reduction strategies, such that the category effectiveness and efficiency is continually improved. Works closely with Supply Operations to resolve complex or repetitive commercial issues. Identifies, and facilitates the implementation of new supply chain process improvement initiatives. B.S. degree w/ 7+ years of experience in a Supply Chain or Procurement specialty. Position Requirements : Looking for highly experienced individual in strategic sourcing and category management, competitive bidding in indirect services (customer and professional services) Request Requires Export Controls Requirements: Yes Team Structure: Note: Role requires procurement/strategic sourcing experience, rather than expertise in warehousing / logistics, sales, or project management. Strong PC and computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Teams, Power Point, a Technology company, Passport, Hyperion) Microsoft Applications a must. Strategic, contract application experience A MUST. Demonstrated negotiation skills and familiarity with standard terms and conditions. Detailed specific category expertise with indirect services, such as professional services, facilities, HR services, training, travel, labor, customer service centers, advertising & marketing, office services, subscriptions, etc. and sourcing technologies related to such services. Note: Role requires procurement/strategic sourcing experience Candidate skills (soft, software, technical...) Contract Negotiation Experience Strategic Experience/Negotiation(proven) Microsoft Applications (all – mid to high end experience, perform test if needed) Years Exp - 5 – 15 years of experience (BA and higher. Will disqualify - certificates with only HS and exp) highly organized, experienced, short learning curve Education Level/Type: Bachelors and higher a must, non negotiable As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability

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