Redbox Procurement Manager in OakBrook Terrace, Illinois

PROCUREMENT MANAGER

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsible for the acquisition and administration, with a balance of cost, quality and supplier service, of all materials and services necessary for production and maintenance of our kiosks. Implement activities involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment, ensuring conformance to company policy

  • Represent company in preparing and running RFx’s, negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers to obtain the best products for the best prices

  • Prepare and recommend performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors, such as product cost or quality

  • Locate, evaluate and recommend vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them to determine product availability and terms of sales

  • Recommend and implement procurement strategies related to assigned components including fostering the growth of strategic supplier capabilities

  • Implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures

  • Implement and recommend procedures or systems to evaluate or select suppliers

  • Forecast demand or create supply plans that ensure availability of materials or products

  • Manage vendor performance, ensuring alignment with agreed SLAs and product quality.

  • Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists for assigned SKU’s

  • Actively manage and/or support projects with and for internal customers

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a high volume buyer/planner/procurement role

  • APICS Certifications (CPIM, CSCP) highly desired

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Highly organized, detail oriented and process focused

  • Expert contract negotiation skills

  • Familiarity with standard ERP software

  • Advanced Excel skills and functional knowledge of standard MS Office applications

  • Ability to communicate at all levels within organization

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to solve complex problems in a deadline driven environment

  • Familiar with Financial Statements

  • Excellent team player

BUSINESS TRAVEL

  • Up to 10%

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary work involves sitting or standing most of the time in front of a computer, using a keyboard, mouse and telephone. Ability to exert substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers (this is for typing on a computer). Ability to exert up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word. Ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Ability to receive detailed information visually through written communication (both physical and electronic).

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Redbox® is always on the lookout for innovative thinkers. If you like solving problems in new ways, if you’re passionate about ideas that become businesses and you want to be part of a team that values you for everything you are, check us out. You’ll find a diverse, dynamic and welcoming work environment full of exciting challenges and endless opportunity.

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Posting Notes: || United States || Illinois || OakBrook Terrace || ||