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Procurement Manager- Prof. Services & IT Americas

Sonova Group

Sonova Group

IT, Operations
Aurora, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Aurora (IL), United States

Procurement Manager- Prof. Services & IT Americas

154045

Aurora, IL | United States

Procurement Manager – Professional Services & IT Americas

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing.

Sonova is seeking a Procurement Manager to join our dynamic team. This role is integral to support procurement activities in the areas of HR, Professional Services, and IT across all Sonova companies in the Americas. The ideal candidate will be responsible for deploying effective procurement strategies, managing supplier relations, and ensuring cost-effective purchases that align with company goals and standards. The role will co-manage a spend of 100MUSD across all Sonva business units and companies in the Americas.

More about the role:

Strategic Procurement Planning:

  • Implement procurement strategies in the assigned categories.
  • Analyze market trends and adapt procurement strategies accordingly.

Supplier Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers.
  • Negotiate contracts and terms to achieve favorable conditions.
  • Knows local supplier market in the respective categories

Cost Management:

  • Continuously seek cost-saving opportunities without compromising on quality.
  • Monitor and report on cost-related performance metrics.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:

  • Work closely with various departments to understand their procurement needs.
  • Ensure alignment of procurement activities with overall business objectives.

Policy and Compliance:

  • Ensure procurement activities comply with company policies and legal standards.
  • Stay updated with relevant regulations and market changes.

Project Management:

  • Lead and manage procurement projects from conception to completion.
  • Address any challenges that arise during the procurement process.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Present procurement strategies and results to senior management

More about you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement, ideally in the area of Professional Services.
  • Strong negotiation and supplier management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficient in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • P2P and SAP Experience

Don't meet all the criteria? If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you!

A minimum of 200Mb/sec download and 10Mb/sec upload speed internet connectivity is required to support any remote/hybrid employee functionality at Sonova

We are looking forward to receiving your application via our online job application platform. For this position only direct applications will be considered. Sonova does not recruit via app, telegram, carrier pigeon or any other format that does not include speaking with an actual human. If you are offered a job without speaking with someone please contact wholesale.HR@Sonova.com

What we offer:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage*
  • Health Savings, Health Reimbursement, Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Accounts
  • TeleHealth options
  • 401k plan with company match*
  • Company paid life/ad&d insurance
    • Additional supplemental life/ad&d coverage available
  • Company paid Short/Long-Term Disability coverage (STD/LTD)
    • STD LTD Buy-ups available
  • Accident/Hospital Indemnity coverage
  • Legal/ID Theft Assistance
  • PTO, floating Diversity Day, & paid holidays*
  • Paid parental bonding leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (24/7 mental health support hotline, 5 company paid counseling sessions and more)
  • Robust Internal Career Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Hearing aid discount for employees and family
  • Internal social recognition platform
  • D&I focused: D&I council and employee resource groups

*Plan rules/offerings dependent upon group Company/location.

If the applicant selected for this role resides in CA, CO, NY or WA we adhere to the pay transparency required in those states. This role's pay range is between: 85K – 103K . This role is also commission-eligible/bonus-eligible.

How we work:

At Sonova, we prioritize the well-being of our employees and foster an inclusive environment that promotes engagement and collaboration. Our team-customized hybrid work model empowers teams to balance individual needs with business goals, offering flexibility and individualized time management. We recognize the importance of life outside of work and strive to create a supportive and motivating workplace where innovation thrives.

Sonova USA Inc.
750 N. Commons Dr. Suite 200
Aurora, IL 60504 , USA

www.sonova.com

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.