Sr. Commodity Buyer, Indirect in Mount Prospect IL

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Mizkan America
Title: 
Sr. Commodity Buyer, Indirect
Date: 
04/17/2021
Job ID: 
5000692040906
Location: 
Mount Prospect IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Buyer, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager, Raw Materials/Commodities

TheSr. Commodity Buyer, Indirect will handle:

Indirect Spend Management
  • Responsible for managing $50 million of indirect spend annually.
  • Develop Strategic Sourcing strategies for key categories such as Maintenance, Repair & Operations, Electrical, Glue and Adhesives, Car rentals, Office Supplies, IT Consumables, and other categories as Project Magic evolves
  • Communicates sourcing strategies to impacted stakeholders, gains alignment to these strategies; leads the implementation of these projects and addresses hurdles. Category assessment are done on an annual basis.
  • Manage a supply base within their assigned categories and supporting various Business Units and Plants on productivity, supply chain and project initiatives.
  • Handles all activities with designated suppliers including but not limited to the following: Contract Management; Management of RFP process; Negotiation Activities; Cost Savings/Avoidance, price management, improved pay terms, identification, implementation and tracking of savings projects.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders in Operations and other functional areas to identify savings projects for early procurement involvement to deliver lowest total cost of ownership by leveraging total Mizkan spend.
  • Role requires strong influencing skills to sell sourcing strategies, ability to push through hurdles and navigate through local supplier relationships to deliver results.
  • Tracking of savings projects.
  • Provide decision-making on issues regarding sourcing, negotiating, and contracting for assigned procurement projects.
  • Primary driver in procurement for driving key savings projects, working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers:
  • Specialty MRO tail spend optimization.
  • Electrical Supplies Price Assessment
  • Office Supplies Price Assessment
  • IT Consumables RFP
  • Koch Industries membrane/filters optimization
  • General MRO RFP
  • Ad hoc projects as they arise to support the business.
  • New categories that evolve as we continue efforts to centralize indirect spend (Project Magic, other dig sites)

Coupa P2P Optimization

  • Review Coupa requisitions for area of spend managed for assigned categories (100 -150/week)
  • Create and manage Coupa catalogs for area of responsibility including catalog set up/testing, price review, issue resolution and maintenance. (10 catalogs)
  • Monitors compliance to preferred suppliers via Coupa; works with stakeholder to switch to preferred suppliers to optimize cost.
  • Develop and update Coupa training materials to reflect best practices.
  • Train end users on requisitions, PO/Blanket PO, and receiving processes.
  • Support fiscal year blanket PO training done annually.
  • Address Coupa questions on requisition/purchase order and blanket purchase order set up.
  • Consolidate vendor numbers to streamline processes
  • Coupa Core Team member for Procurement
  • Lead for commodity code optimization project
  • Assess options to improve Coupa data for operations categories (ie. Mfr part number & name)
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