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Director of Global Sourcing

Medline Industries, Inc.
Northfield, IL 60093
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Job Description
Medline Industries, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Director of Global Sourcing for our Sterile Procedure Tray Division in Northfield, IL. This position will be primarily responsible for Direct and Indirect activities both international and domestic. We are seeking a dynamic, hard-working professional that has strong negotiating skills with a successful background in global sourcing. This person will need to have both strong analytical and communication skills, with a desire to work for a fast-paced, large corporate organization. In addition to exceptional leadership, you must have a "roll-up your sleeves" attitude.

The challenging responsibilities of the position include:

  • Reduce the costs of direct material components and finished goods within each product segment through negotiation, cost reduction initiatives, new vendor development, and focus on TCO.
  • Oversee and negotiate indirect spend across 5 manufacturing facilities in the US and Mexico.
  • Negotiate vendor agreements related to price, terms, product design and quality, service and delivery and nondisclosures.
  • Develop and leverage key vendor relationships driving improved performance through implementing Vendor Scorecards and related KPIs.
  • Partner with internal teams including Operations, Supply Chain, Marketing and Quality related to supplier performance, product design and development and R&D.
  • Indirectly manage the activities of sourcing team members in Asia and Latin America. (Role may have direct reports in the US and Latin America.)
  • Support Quality with SCAR, Deviations, Factory audits, product improvements.
In return, Medline offers a business casual, entrepreneurial work environment with strong growth potential; a competitive compensation package; along with a complete benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance; education assistance; 401(k) with company match and much more!

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
Relevant Work Experience
  • At least 5 years experience in purchasing or sales.
  • At least 2 years of experience managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating and directing people as they work.
  • Experience in AS400 and SAP.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers, and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style, and/or formatting font).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers, and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
Preferred Qualifications

Relevant Work Experience

  • Ability with math skills or multiple languages.
  • General understanding of ISO and Six Sigma.
  • Experience with multiple year agreement contract origination & index pricing of raw materials.

Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-18
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