Strategic Sourcing Analyst in Glenview, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

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Job Description

Founded in 1912, ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world, in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. We are never, whether we know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution.

As part of ITW’s Automotive Segment, ITW Powertrain Plastics NA is committed to being a world leader in insert molded filters, mechatronics components, and reservoirs. Manufacturing locations in Hebron, IL; Lake Geneva, WI; Juarez, MX; Aguascalientes, MX; Kendallville, IN; and Bryan, OH.

Position Summary: Responsible for understanding business sourcing needs and identifying the best suppliers that meet business standards. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Researches quality, price, timing, and reliability of supply.
  • Keeps in contact with suppliers to be aware of promotional campaigns, deals, and other cost-sensitive opportunities.
  • Negotiate prices and delivery conditions; and commit to purchases (within established limits of authority) with terms that are in the organization’s best interest.
  • Perform basic analysis on bids, proposals, and quotes, and provides data to management.
  • Monitors quality and timely delivery of materials and follows-up with and purchase orders that need attention.
  • Interpret inventory requests, production schedules, purchase requisitions, orders, and other documents to co-ordinate purchasing activities with the organization’s current and anticipated demand for goods and materials. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, Math, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, or any related areas with math skills preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge of injection molding preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate.

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) at no cost after one year.

ITW is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer.  We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas.  We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.