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Rose International Inc. Procurement Specialist in Abbott Park, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/7987265 Position Title: Procurement SpecialistPosition Number: 363528Location: Abbott Park, IL 60064Position Type: TemporaryRequired Skill Set:MS Excel, Payment Processing, ProcurementPosition Description:**Only U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. can be considered as W2 candidates.**Job Title: Procurement SpecialistStart date: 5/10/2021End date: 5/9/2022Location: Abbott Park, IL 60064TITLE: Procurement Specialist, Business ExcellenceApplies experience and procurement knowledge to execute procurement best practices and supply management strategies across Global Procurement Services.Work with customers, internal and external, and the Divisions to solve issues and drive high levels of customer service.This role will work across multiple verticals.The position will be responsible for driving business excellence through strategy, people and technologies with the various categories and divisions.Proactively seek innovative ways to improve the procurement processes, cycle times, and customer service levelsFull understanding of the "One Procurement" strategies. Strong knowledge and project work across multiple categories that impact the team positively.Works within defined processes and procedures and may help determine appropriate approaches for change.TITLE: Procurement Specialist, Business ExcellenceApplies experience and procurement knowledge to execute procurement best practices and supply management strategies across Global Procurement Services. Work with customers, internal and external, and the Divisions to solve issues and drive high levels of customer service. This role will work across multiple verticals. The position will be responsible for driving business excellence through strategy, people and technologies with the various categories and divisions.Proactively seek innovative ways to improve the procurement processes, cycle times, and customer service levelsFull understanding of the "One Procurement" strategies. Strong knowledge and project work across multiple categories that impact the team positively.Works within defined processes and procedures and may help determine appropriate approaches for change.Core Job Responsibilities:First line responder; pivots between strategy, operations and transactional procurementDrive a defined Source to Pay process flow globally within a Source to Pay Technology ImplementationProvide support and drive a buying channel workstream within a source to pay technology implementationExecute against category strategies and work in the guidance of strategic category leadersDevelop and drive buying channels for categories in collaboration with Category ManagersDevelop and drive catalog strategies within a Catalog Technology PlatformEducate on existing solutions and enable performance and tech tools developmentDrive continuous improvement of global procurement processes and toolsCommunicate and drive change globally as a change champion within the Business Excellence organization and Source to Pay Technology platformLead resolution on issues within Source to Pay technology improvements.Enable supplier integration and KPI'sCollaboration with functions, divisions and global procurement teamsDrive Key Performance Indicators and Value MetricsStrategic Thinking:Performs routine professional-based activities and contribute to and manage some projects.Communicate with appropriate departments to clarify request and obtain appropriate supporting documentation for the purchaseRelationship Management:Implement agreed purchasing strategies for category globallySeek and support business relationships wi th diverse suppliers globallyMeet regularly with divisional and support functions to ensure good satisfaction and continuous improvementLeading People:Exhibit cultural awareness with foreign business entitiesSeek, develop, and maintain business relationships with suppliers, clients and customers.Lead business to adopt change within global procurementCompliance:Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional policies and procedures.Accountability:Executes against the goals set by the Business Excellence Organization.Seek innovative ways to maintain and improve procurement processes, cycle times, total acquisition costs, and customer service levels.Minimum Education:Bachelor's Degree: Engineering, Science, Business, or Financial Degrees.Minimum Experience/Training Required:2-4 years of or Procurement experience.Source to Pay Process UnderstandingFunctional experience.Strong people skillsStrong problem-solving skillsSelf-StarterSkilled in spreadsheet programsGood communication skills (written and verbal)Good interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skillsSource to Pay Technology ExperienceBenefits:For information and details on employment benefits offered, visit here. If you have any questions/concerns, please contact our HR Department via our secured website.Rose International is an Equal Opportun

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