A client of Strategic Procurement Solutions seeks to identify a procurement professional with CPO level experience within a Tier 1 Automotive Industry company. The successful candidate will have 25+ years of progressive strategic sourcing and cost reduction experience within the automotive or heavy equipment manufacturing arenas.
The project will require 85%+ weekly travel from the person's home office location anywhere in the United States. All travel costs are reimbursed, including return trips to home for each weekend.
Expertise in spend analysis, sourcing strategy development, RFx preparation and process management, negotiations, and contract preparation required.
An initial project begins immediately, possibly extending for approximately 6 months in duration.
The successful candidate will work under contract to Strategic Procurement Solutions LLC as a 1099 contractor, supporting our firm's consulting customer and their client.
Bachelor's Degree Required (4 Year).
MBA or Master's Degree Desired.
Past experience desired includes 25+ years of progressive sourcing and procurement work for one or more major automotive or heavy equipment manufacturing enterprises, with a proven history of multi-million dollar cost reductions over a sustained period.
Deep understanding of...
* Spend Analysis
* Strategic Sourcing
* Supply Chain Principles
* Supplier Relationship Management
Some experience in consulting is desirable, but not essential.
Certification in procurement disciplines desirable, such as CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS, CPIM, CPCM, etc.
Additional Salary Information: Daily fees at contract rate, plus reimbursement of travel expenses.