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Ingredion Incorporated

Manager, Capital Procurement, Corporate

Ingredion Incorporated - Westchester, IL

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Job Title:

Manager, Capital Procurement - Corporate

Position Location:

Westchester, Illinois, USA

Business Unit:

Corporate Engineering (Capital Procurement)

The Manager, Capital Procurement - Corporate, will apply their knowledge and skills of strategic sourcing and category management to procuring Capital Equipment and Services. This is a key corporate role and an opportunity for someone who enjoys being part of dynamic sourcing team working alongside corporate engineers utilizing cross-functional support of Legal, Tax, Insurance, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Finance Groups. Application of business acumen in the creation and utilization of internal spend analysis, external market benchmarking and trends, technology assessment to meet specification needed for Capital Expenditure/Manufacturing supplier categories. In this role, the individual is expected to have prior knowledge in bridging commercial and legal agreement terms, includes risk management with eventual contract execution. The analytics combined with subject matter expertise particularly negotiation skills will be instrumental in the definition and execution of strategic sourcing plans from ideation to contract completion. This individual will compose and effectively communicate project charters, develop KPI\u2019s, execute sourcing and track progress against plan. Besides procurement knowledge, the candidate is expected to have working knowledge of industrial and process equipment, quality essentials, food safety, occupational health and safety.

Reports To:

Senior Manager, Capital Procurement - Corporate


No direct reports at this time

As a Manager, Capital Procurement, your responsibilities will include:

Develop and launch RFQ/RFP events, analyze vendor responses to level all qualified RFP responses on pricing and all qualitative metrics

Develop and execute purchase contracts for Capital Goods and Services utilizing Ingredion purchase agreement templates

Work closely on sourcing events with Project Managers and stakeholders from Ingredion manufacturing plants globally

Develop and execute detailed negotiation strategy on each assignment

Conduct analyses in support of supplier negotiations. Create supporting data and materials for stakeholders in negotiation preparation

Conduct market analysis and qualify vendors (current, prospective) based on historical spend and market dynamics

Creation of competitive environment among vendors, strive for vendor neutral specification and preparation of all needed business documentation

Setting clear goals on price, schedule, quality, service, reliability, risk in delivery, performance and striving for consensus

Providing insights on category spend and savings opportunities based on experience working with other category teams or industry best practices

The nature of the position at times requires working outside of the normal working hours and business travel on an as needed basis

The Manager, Capital Procurement - Corporate position

is well-suited for you if you:

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in team environment

Demonstrated strong time management skills with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

Solid judgment, including ability to prioritize work appropriately

Ability to deliver high quality results under pressure and within tight time frames

Drive exemplary business conduct and perform by creating trusted and enduring relationships with all stakeholders

Qualified candidates will have:

Bachelor\u2019s degree with focus in supply chain or business or engineering management

CPSM/CSCP certification is a plus

Green Belt or Continuous Improvement certification is a plus

A minimum of three to five years of demonstrated analytical experience

Knowledge of strategic sourcing applied to Industrial process and food manufacturing categories

Negotiations in corporate setting

Proficient in use of e-sourcing tools, and familiarity with reverse auctions

Proficient in use of Microsoft Office tools

Working knowledge of Microsoft Access and SharePoint

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Effective business report creation and presentation skills

Knowledgeable in using SAP

Relocation Available:

Yes within USA considered

Job Grade:

Grade H

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Ingredion Incorporated


Manager, Capital Procurement, Corporate Ingredion Incorporated - Westchester, IL, United States


Location: Westchester, IL

Company Profile:
Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, brewing and pharmaceutical industries as well as numerous industrial sectors. We are committed to supplying our customers with quality, innovative ingredient solutions that are on trend and in demand. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Westchester, Illinois, we turn corn, tapioca, wheat, potatoes and other raw materials into a myriad of ingredients. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, we serve customers in more than 60 diverse markets in over 40 countries. In 2013, our net sales reached $6.3 billion.