North America-United States-IL - Chicago
Yes, 100% of the time
Primary Location: Chicago, IL (& various unanticipated locations nationwide)
Support commercial clients with the design of strategic sourcing initiatives to transform and build world-class purchasing and supply management capabilities. Plan, organize, and lead operations tasks and projects with minimal supervision and ensure the quality of client deliverables. Leverage and improve various frameworks and methodologies within strategic sourcing. Leverage professional subject matter expertise to assist clients with design activities and the development of business agendas and future states. Use complex analytical techniques to address complex programs related to operational improvements. Employ thought leadership to develop unique solutions and recommendations to resolve operational shortcomings. Demonstrate knowledge of industry best practices and market trends in providing recommendations to commercial clients for comprehensive alternatives to improve their business. Facilitate long-term relationships with existing clients and participate in client preparations and proposal writing efforts. Position requires weekly national travel.
Master's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations, Business, Economics or a related field and two (2) years of strategic sourcing and procurement experience in consulting or an industry domain. Prior experience must include working with supply chain management; sourcing diagnostics; future state process development; and procurement and commodity management processes. Prior experience must also include developing and delivering analyses of businesses, organizations, supply chains and markets, as well as designing future state deliverables including operating models and business processes. Position requires weekly national travel.