Procurement Manager

Requisition ID 2022-11953
Posting Date 2 months ago(12/16/2022 5:53 PM)
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Bloomington
Purchasing/Supply Chain


Lead entity level procurement and supplier management team to ensure required materials, services, and supplies are procured in a manner consistent with demand plans, entity business processes, entity QMS supplier controls, cost-savings goals, and in alignment with the Global Category Management team.


Provide Leadership

• Lead entity procurement team – provide direction, performance assessment, professional and individual development.
• Lead discussions in supply related matters to drive corrective action while working and communicating with cross functional counterparts.
• Identify and/or deliver on overall savings objectives and other annual objectives as defined while prioritizing material availability.


Ensure Material Availability

• Ensure that supply shortages are addressed and resolved to support manufacturing operations.
• Collaborate with the Category Management and entity Leadership teams and escalate entity supply issues as required.
• Seek global procurement help when supply shortages can’t be resolved at the local level.

• Assess supplier change requests and prioritize these requests via close collaboration with supplier quality engineering and supplier engineering to drive closure on a timely basis.


Optimize Matrix Interactions

• Ensure that entity procurement activities are executed in-line with relevant global policies, standards, guidelines, and operating procedures.
• Support contracting activities as needed; review master agreements, statements of work, change orders, or similar documents as directed by the category team or site leadership.
• Communicate entity level procurement requirements to the Category Management team and to entity leadership.
• Participate in local entity meetings, CI activities, training and team building events, and engage effectively with others across Cook Medical.


• BA/BS degree required; MBA or the equivalent preferred
• 5+ years in procurement or supply chain
• Must have 3+ years of management experience
• Must be knowledgeable of procurement systems, tools, policies and procedures
• Both Direct and Indirect Procurement experience preferred

• Demonstrated experience in negotiations, driving cost reduction strategies and day to day procurement operations
• CPSM or CPM preferred
• Knowledge in demand planning and inventory management
• Excellent communication skills

• Must be willing to manage within an organization undergoing change
• Must be able to work in a global structure while supporting the assigned entity
• Willing to travel 30% of the time


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