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Strategic Supplier Manager

Performance Health | Warrenville IL 60555 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/24/2020

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Performance Health is seeking a Strategic Supplier Manager to join our team in Warrenville, IL. This position is responsible for managing our supplier base for distributed products within our broad clinical product line. This includes negotiating contract commercial terms, preparing and presenting business reviews, realizing and implementing cost savings opportunities, and working with the suppliers to solve cross-functional issues. The candidate should have a detailed understanding of customer requirements, with a focus on medical distribution business and supplier relationships. The candidate will have extensive strategic negotiation skills and ability to create cost savings opportunities. In addition, this person will be responsible for implementing a formal supplier evaluation and RFP process for major purchases. This is both a strategy and execution role that will require cross-functional collaboration.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
Define and lead the strategic supplier strategy for multiple product categories
- Identify sourcing needs and ideal suppliers for those needs
- Preparation and management of the Request for Proposal process (RFP)
- Develop and implement cost savings opportunities with current suppliers
- Preparation of purchasing contracts and supply agreements
- Establish savings objectives, track savings and other required metrics
Supplier Management:
- Develop and maintain supplier relationships
- Perform analysis of supplier spend data and metrics
- Strong negotiation skills
- Create and track vendor scorecards over time
- Arrange business reviews with key suppliers to drive continuous improvement
Projects/New Product Introductions:
- Lead/support efforts to enhance the value of Procurement to Performance Health
Performs other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications
Bachelor s degree
5+ years of negotiating experience
Demonstrated experience leading and/or supporting category planning and business analysis in a procurement context
Strong understanding of how to optimize costs with supplier and delivery risk through tough negotiation, good vendor selection, and appropriate contracts
Strong use of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel

Performance Health is a leader in consumer healthcare and the largest global manufacturer and distributor of products to the rehabilitation and sports medicine markets. The company s products are sold to leading healthcare facilities and practitioners such as physical therapists, athletic trainers, and chiropractors, as well as direct to consumers. Its market-leading brands, which are sold in over 100 countries, include Biofreeze ®, TheraBand ®, TheraPearl ®, Cramer ®, Sammons Preston ®, and Rolyan ®. Performance Health is headquartered in the greater Chicago, Illinois area, with significant operations both in the US and internationally.

Performance Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, and any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location Warrenville, IL, 60555, United States
Categories Medical/Health

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