Commodity Manager – Chicago, IL

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Opportunity Highlights

This role will support the strategy development and sourcing of multiple categories. Combined they cover $200M in spend under the direction of the Sr. Manager of Procurement. They will be the primary manager to spearhead the supply chain strategy relating to the distribution of materials.

Company Information

This international Fortune 500 company has over 125,000 employees with over 300 office locations. Their custom facility solutions range from schools to hospitals, manufacturing plants and airports. They have been in business for over 100 years.


  • Negotiates service level agreements
  • Develop detailed category plans with targets and actions
  • Partner with leadership to manage savings against goals
  • Manage new vendor account set up and maintain vendor relationships
  • Monitor market trends to reduce risk
  • Drive best practices for categories


  • Bachelors required, MBA a plus
  • 2 years purchasing experience
  • Good presentation skills
  • Intermediate MS office skills
  • Travel less than 30% – possibly international


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