VIVA USA Inc Supply Manager in Lisle, Illinois
Req Ref No: DKILSM446 Location: Lisle , IL Duration: 4.5 months Description Description: 3-5 years of experience M-F, 8am-5pm *The position will be mostly remote for now but candidate needs to be local and willing to go into the office as needed. -Ability to analyze data (high level of excel experience) -Experience with procurement systems (Ivalua, SalesForce, PeopleSoft) -Research industry trends, global markets, benchmark data, understand cost drivers and emerging technologies -Lead a cross functional team meetings of sourcing specialists, forward sourcing managers, supply chain, finance and program managers to implement strategic initiatives -Identify and develop new cost reduction opportunities using variety of procurement levers including competitive bidding, global sourcing, negotiation, technology, supply chain/footprint optimization, target costing, aftermarket service parts, etc. -Build strong strategic partnerships with suppliers to ensure that product quality, on time delivery and service levels are met -Build and manage relationships with cross functional team members and management. -Facilitate communications between external suppliers and various internal departments to resolve queries or issues •Basic Requirements: Bachelors degree & at least 3 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience 1 year lead experience OR Masters degree At least 1 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience 1 year lead experience OR At least 10 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience 1 year lead experience VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.