Manager, NA Freight & Logistics Procurement

| Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA | Hybrid
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Position Title: Manager, NA Freight & Logistics Procurement
Position Type: Regular - Full-Time
Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace
Requisition ID: 29739
At McCain, we believe in the power of food to bring people together. Our purpose is to celebrate real connections through delicious, planet-friendly food. Guided by our leadership principles of being customer-obsessed, forward-thinking, empowering our people, and acting like owners, we work together to succeed. Join our family and be part of something meaningful.
Role Overview:
This role is responsible for participating in the sourcing of $340 million in North America freight, storage, and logistics spend for McCain Foods.
Responsibilities include:
- Supplier Relationships: Create and maintain relationships with key freight, logistics, and warehousing suppliers on behalf of McCain.
- Sourcing Activities: Consolidate and maintain the supporting information used for sourcing activities, including competitive bidding and contract negotiations.
- Supplier Management: Support supplier relationship management and governance, including monitoring performance versus expectations and creating key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Business Allocations: Recommend, approve, and implement business allocations.
- Market Leadership: Provide leadership on market knowledge, influencing business needs, and commercial results.
Key Responsibilities:
- Manage multiple internal and external organizational relationships.
- Lead supplier relationship management engagements for the spend area, ensuring proper commercial treatment of suppliers by reinforcing policy, ethics, and our strategic approach.
- Engage and collaborate cross-regionally with peers and other team members of the Freight & Logistics (F&L) category to deliver best practices and accelerated results.
- Academic: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain.
- Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of freight and/or logistics experience, preferably in Procurement.
- Skills: In-depth knowledge of procurement skills and best practices, freight and logistics, and supply chain operations.
McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Supply Chain & Logistics; Transportation
Division: Global Procurement
Department: Freight and Logistics
Location(s): US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace || US - United States of America : Illinois : Chicago || US - United States of America : Illinois : Lisle
Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc.

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Excellent access to the East-West (I-88) and Tri-State (I-294) Tollway, I-290, I-55, Route 83, and Butterfield Road. There are many restaurants and hotels varying across different levels within a one-mile radius of Oakbrook Terrace Tower.

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At McCain North America, we’re on a mission to create a winning culture that puts employee safety and wellbeing at the heart of what we do, every day. We understand and appreciate that each person’s needs are unique when it comes to benefits. That’s why we’re committed to continually evaluating our program offerings to ensure we provide a wide range of benefits that cater to each individual’s needs. This represents our priority in making sure that everyone has access to safe and affordable health care. We stand by this approach as a way to demonstrate our commitment in fostering a sense of support, community, and inclusivity within our organization. Your wellbeing matters to us, and we’re here to provide you with the necessary resources to support you in being your best and most authentic self at work — and at home.

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