Purchasing Lead - Indirect

Job Location: 
Racine, WI

Ready to take the next step in your career, and join a respected, well-known industry leader? If so, you could be the person our client is seeking to fill an Indirect Purchasing Lead position. You will be responsible to internal stakeholders and external suppliers, facilitating the procurement of indirect goods and services. Will have accountability to procure a slate of equipment, supplies and services at the optimal value and negotiate arrangements for budget limitations.  In addition, will be responsible for ensuring that relationships between the company and vendors are maintained to the satisfaction of all parties.  Excellent opportunity that offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to tim@pointonerecruiting.com


Responsibilities – Indirect Purchasing Lead

Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders and vendors to meet organizational needs

Ability to research and identify capable vendors or contractors and initiate selection,      qualification and approval of new vendors

Manage preparation, execution, and maintenance of electronic Request for Information, Request for Quotes, and Request for Proposals through delivery and project close out.

Develop, manage and monitor Supplier Agreements and Master Service Agreements in alignment with Corporate

Communicate, follow-up and maintain the commercial agreements in his/her portfolio

Perform procurement administrative tasks such as purchase requisition audits, purchase order management, invoice management and expediting as required.

Collect, analyze, and assure quality and accuracy of the spend analysis where applicable

Assist corporate cross functional teams in defining project scope commercially viable (functional definition, value analysis)

Maintain files and communicate non-conformance issues internally and with vendors

Educate others involved with the project on procurement policies and procedures

Negotiate spot purchases and agreements; enter, monitor, maintain and check compliance purchase orders and contracts in SAP



Qualifications  Indirect Purchasing Lead

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in supply chain, logistics, finance, accounting, business, economics, engineering or other technical discipline.

3-10 years’ related Indirect procurement experience

Ability to manage full sourcing projects and experience in leading and managing RFP process.

Ability to work in a Matrixed organization

Strong SAP HANA S4, and MS Office

Strong purchasing knowledge and experience.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Able to relate well with individuals at various levels, inside and outside of the organization.

Demonstrated negotiation, analytical and organizational skills.

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

Experience interacting with cross functional teams including engineering, quality, materials, manufacturing, logistics, and product management. 

Demonstrated supplier management skills and negotiation experience.

Strong analytical and quantitative abilities.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Microsoft Project

C.P.M. or C.P.I.M. certification a plus


Recruiter Name: 
Tim Borop
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 218
Manufacturing & Engineering

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