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 Strategic Sourcing Manager will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Develop and/or execute the strategy for all commodities within the CMT (Category Management Team) and Major/Minor Programs
Manage all commercial aspects with assigned supply base including driving cost savings goals, negotiating, risk management, building positive relationships and resolving open issues with a cross functional team
Analyze supplier cost structure and competitive landscape to identify and negotiate savings and mitigate increases
Lead the cross-functional Category Management Team for the commodity
Develop and execute sourcing strategies and gain CMT and executive approval where needed
Identify and execute cost savings measures with suppliers and Navistar team to achieve annual goals
Analyze data to understand the cross functional impact of sourcing decisions or project through developing accurate business cases
Constantly Communicate with Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing, and Engineering customers and escalate issues when needed know who, when, and how to communicate with all Stakeholders
Manage the workload of an assigned sourcing specialist where applicable
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.
Project Management Experience
Experience in creating, leading and driving cross-functional teams
Ability to analyze product costs and understand underlying cost drivers
Ability to prepare and deliver business presentations to individual groups
Knowledge of manufacturing processes
Confident and Assertive: willingness to challenge appropriately
Communicate Effectively: verbally, non-verbally, written communication, ability to listen, and "read between the lines"
Ability to travel up to 20%
Drive for Results
Timely Decision Making
It's Uptime at International
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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.