Manager, Capital Procurement Corporate in Westchester, IL IL

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Title: 
Manager, Capital Procurement Corporate
Date: 
03/27/2020
Job ID: 
Req-11103
Location: 
Westchester, IL IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Financial Management, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.
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Position Location: Westchester, IL

Business Unit: Global Procurement - Capital
As your career develops, Ingredion offers a diverse set of career options in the US, Canada and abroad. Our company continues to grow, organically, geographically and through acquisition.

Primary Function
In this role, the individual applies knowledge and skills of strategic sourcing and category management to procuring Capital Goods and Services to support Ingredion&##39;s capital strategic plan. This is a key corporate role for someone who enjoys being part of dynamic sourcing team working alongside other procurement professionals and cross functional departments of Corporate Engineering, Legal, Tax, Insurance, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Finance. In this role, the individual will also be encouraged to have prior knowledge, analytics abilities combined with subject matter expertise in bridging commercial and legal agreement terms, including risk management with eventual contract execution. Application of eye for business in the creation and utilization of internal spend analysis, external market benchmarking and trends, technology assessment to meet specification. Besides procurement knowledge, the candidate is expected to have a working knowledge of industrial and process equipment, quality essentials, food safety, occupational health and safety
Key Deliverables:

  • Develop and launch RFI/RFP events, analyze vendor responses to level all qualified RFP responses on pricing and qualitative metrics
  • Conduct market analysis and qualify vendors (current, prospective) based on historical spend and market dynamics
  • Build a competitive environment among vendors, strive for vendor neutral specification and preparation of all needed business documentation
  • Set clear goals on price, schedule, quality, service, reliability, risk in delivery, performance while striving for consensus
  • Develop and execute contracts for Capital Goods and Services utilizing Ingredion purchase agreement templates
  • Work closely on sourcing events with Project Managers and partners from Ingredion manufacturing plants globally
  • Develop and execute detailed negotiation strategy on each assignment
  • Conduct analyses in support of supplier negotiations. Create supporting data and materials for partners in negotiation preparation
  • Provide insights on category spend and savings opportunities based on experience working with other category teams or industry standard methodologies

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor&##39;s degree with focus in supply chain, or business or engineering
  • Engineering orientation with ability to read, interpret and contribute to specifications, engineering data and drawings
  • CPSM/CSCP certification is a plus
  • Green Belt or Continuous Improvement certification is a plus
  • A minimum of five to seven years of experience
  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing applied to Industrial process and food manufacturing categories
  • Negotiations in a corporate setting


The Manager, Capital Procurement - Corporate position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Proficient in use of e-sourcing tools, particularly SAP/Ariba and Field Glass a plus
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective business report creation and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and SharePoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in team environment
  • Demonstrated strong time management skills with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Solid judgment, including ability to prioritize work appropriately
  • Ability to deliver high quality results under pressure and within tight time frames
  • Drive exemplary business conduct and perform by creating trusted and enduring relationships with all partners

Relocation Available? Yes, within the United States
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

Relocation Available:
No

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