Transdev U.S. has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Specialist-Indirect to join our team.
About Transdev : Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems, maintain their vehicle and fleets, and deliver on mobility solutions. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 32,000 across 400 locations while maintaining more than 17,000 vehicles.
Part of a global company, Transdev is a leader in mobility with operations in 19 countries, proudly operated by 110,000 team members from around the world. As an operator and global integrator of mobility, we are driven by our purpose. Transdev – the mobility company – empowers the freedom to move every day thank to safe, reliable, and innovative solutions that serve the common good. Find out more atwww.TransdevNA.comor watch an overview video athttps://youtu.be/ilO5cv0G4mQ
About the Role:
Manage existing and new indirect category suppliers to support the goals of the company
Supporting overall vendor management initiatives to ensure that targeted cost savings objectives are achieved through cost reductions, cost avoidances and rebates
Establish and maintain relationships with general managers, location staff and corporate department heads to ensure that procurement processes are understood and adhered to
Negotiate contracts and agreements terms prior to approving the use of new suppliers
Source appropriate products to support the needs of customers and internal departments
Engage in activities to help promote Disadvantage Business Enterprise programs with the company
Align with internal customers and understand the business needs, challenges, and application of the categories being managed
Track and report key metrics
Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required:
Bachelor’s degree required
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Economics is preferred
CPM, C.P.S.M., CPIM, CIPS or other Professional Certification related to procurement, sourcing or supply chain is a plus
Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:
At least 1-3 years of experience in procurement, sourcing, purchasing or supply chain management, preferably with indirect category knowledge
Ability to negotiate contracts and agreements with favorable terms
Supplier management experience is required
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization (internal & external)
Strong project management skills/experience
Able to successfully handle multiple priorities, mediate conflicts and have outstanding organizational skills
Detail oriented and analytical
Strong sense of creativity to think “outside the box” on issues that are not being resolved using traditional approaches
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Travel requirement outside of immediate area: 10%
Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities.www.transdevna.com
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Job Locations USA-IL-Lombard
Posted Date 4 months ago (8/2/2023 2:23 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-27670
Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting
Hiring Manager Christopher Haltek
Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)