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Position Title: Senior Buyer, North America Indirect Procurement 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace 

Requisition ID: 5381 



  • Lead the overall supplier relationship strategy for North America, ensuring proper commercial treatment of suppliers by reinforcing policy, ethics and the strategic approach with suppliers and with other company departments
  • Drive cost focused strategy for Indirect spend area by contributing and leading the execution of sourcing plans and strategies to deliver ongoing cost savings targets
  • Responsible for delivery of Sustainable Cost Advantage Program
  • Build supplier relationship program for the relative markets to deliver significant value for McCain Foods
  • Ensure company purchases in the spend pool comply with company internal controls requirements
  • Build strong client relationships with the McCain team in the indirect category
  • Ensure proper stewardship for Procurement Transactions in the Indirect Category
  • Ensure Coupa is updated and maintained for the Global Procurement Team


In order to complete the above-mentioned tasks, the following experience is required:


  • Knowledge of Coupa Procure-to-Pay (P2P) software, or similar sourcing tool
  • Knowledge of SAP and Indirect Procurement Systems
  • Experience sourcing strategy development and linking business needs to leverage scale
  • Ability to perform financial and industry analysis
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong supplier management skills, and Client relationship management
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Business, Engineering or related field and at least eighteen (18) months of experience as a Buyer or related occupation.


To apply online please visit https://careers.mccain.com/ reference number 5381.


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Job Family: Procurement      
Division: Global Procurement 
Department: ​Indirect Procurement ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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