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Navistar, Inc

Supply Manager, Advanced Technology Components

Navistar, Inc - Lisle, IL

Navistar - Navistar is a leading manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines. Wherever ingenuity drives global markets, you'll find us taking the lead.
Why Navistar?

Over the past two years Navistar has redesigned most of the International Truck vehicle line-up, including the LT Series and RH Series tractors, HX Series vocational truck, and soon to be introduced HV Series and MV Series trucks.  The company is witnessing market share growth in several of its core segments, a testament to the customer acceptance of its new products
Product quality and uptime has been a strong and ongoing focus across the entire company.  Navistar has introduced a number of new powertrains to its truck line-up, including the International® A26 12.4L diesel.  
Our alliance with Volkswagen Truck and Bus increases our global scale, strengthens our competitiveness, and provides our customers with expanded access to cutting-edge products, technology and services.
Superior parts and services offering throughout the country via our distribution channel
Best in class non-asset based products that enable our customers to not only create value for themselves but for their customers as well

Navistar is seeking a Procurement Supply Manager for Advanced Technology Components in areas such as Electrification, Connected Vehicles, Advance Driver Assistance Systems, Platooning, Multimedia, etc. who will have the following duties and responsibilities:

Develop and/or execute the strategies for commodities within the Category Management Team (CMT) including major/minor program changes as well as for emerging technologies within the Advanced Technology Components area.
Manage all commercial aspects with assigned supply base including driving cost savings goals, negotiating, building positive relationships and resolving open issues with the cross functional Navistar team
Identify and develop new sources for supply based on advanced technology and product requirements
Analyze supplier cost structure and competitive landscape to identify and negotiate savings and mitigate increases
Develop and execute sourcing strategies and gain CMT and executive approval where needed
Identify and execute cost savings measures with suppliers and Navistar team to achieve annual goals
Identify when a business case needs to be utilized and complete them
Analyze data to understand the cross functional impact of each initiative
Constantly communicate to Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing, and Engineering customers and escalate issues when needed \u2013 know who, when, and how to communicate with all stakeholders
Manage the workload of an assigned sourcing specialist where applicable

Position Purpose and Requirements
Performs supply chain and logistics functions, such as material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection and distribution.  Creates integrated processes among internal functions (e.g., operations, purchasing and logistics) and outside suppliers.  Responsibilities are within the Supply Chain Management function as a generalist or in a combination of disciplines. 

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
 1 year lead experience


Master's degree and at least 6 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
1 year lead experience


At least 10 years of supply chain, engineering or manufacturing experience
1 year lead experience

Additional Requirements

Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
Ability to travel up to 10%

Desired Skills:

Negotiating experience
Emerging technology understanding and experience with sourcing components as well as implementation into production
Project Management experience
Experience in creating, leading and driving cross-functional teams
Ability to analyze product costs and understand underlying cost drivers
Ability to prepare and deliver business presentations to individual groups
Knowledge of manufacturing processes
Confident and Assertive: willingness to challenge appropriately
Positive attitude
Communicate effectively: verbally, non-verbally, written communication, ability to listen, and \u201cread between the lines\u201d


Dealing with Ambiguity
Business Acumen
Learning on the Fly
Drive for Results
Strategic Agility
Technical Learning

Compliance/Marketing Requirements
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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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Navistar, Inc


Supply Manager, Advanced Technology Components Navistar, Inc - Lisle, IL, United States


Location: Lisle, IL

Company Profile:
Our innovations drove America's move from family farms to agricultural dominance. Then from local economies to the largest economy in the world. Today, wherever innovation drives global markets forward, you'll find us taking the lead. We are Navistar. And this is our drive to deliver.