Kappa Search | Chicago Employments Agencies | Supply Chain Job

Kappa Search Inc., a Chicago employment agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, technology, sales, manufacturing and supply chain professionals, seeks a multi-disciplined supply chain professional for an international, industrial client. Responsibilities and requirements as follows:

The objective is to improve levels and optimize efficiency of the operations, to reduce supply chain costs and to establish alignment between company departments.

    • Define, execute sourcing strategies for all product categories

 

    • Safeguarding supply market knowledge, market dynamics and developments.

 

    • Sourcing and contracting of key logistic suppliers in close co-operation with the Contract Managers.

 

    • Identify integral risks.

 

    • Strategy Implementation:

 

• To implement appropriate supply arrangements.

• Gain commitment and ensure alignment.

Supplier Selection:

• Search for potential suppliers and manage a Rfx process.

Contract Negotiation:

• Negotiating, contracting and implementing agreements

Requirements:

    • Bachelors Degree
  • 5 + years supply chain experience with a global manufacturing company.