Job Title: Buyer / Sr. Buyer
Location: Glenview, IL 60025
Duration: 6-12+ months (Strong possibility for extension)
Job Description / Requirement:
• Looking to obtain a Buyer/Sr. Buyer for the Indirect Procurement group specifically for Marketing Procurement.
• Would like the candidate to start ASAP.
Specific Responsibilities may include:
• Supports development of sourcing strategies for assigned categories.
• Prepare and conduct competitive bids, negotiations and contracting for Marketing Services.
• Lead and/ or supports the development of category KPI's.
• Align KPI's with departmental and stakeholder strategic vision.
• Benchmark performance, effectively manages and communicates KPI goals and expectations to stakeholders and subordinates.
• Support pipeline productivity projects to ensure continuous improvement.
• Optimize supply base to deliver productivity savings and cost avoidance.
• Align internal and external resources to ensure success.
• Leads Risk Management efforts for assigned categories.
• Understands business impacts and aligns with stakeholders to effectively assess risk levels, manage supply continuity, develop contingency plans and establish risk management strategies to minimize risk to KFNA.
• Communicates departmental risk management strategies to subordinates, stakeholder and suppliers.
• Leads issue resolutions with suppliers.
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