CNH Industrial

Advanced Purchasing Specialist

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge
Project Management
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a global leader in industrial goods. We provide farmers with cutting-edge technologies to help them feed a growing world population and we assist in building and rebuilding cities and infrastructures, all with future-proof powertrain solutions. With our Case IH, New Holland Agriculture, Case and New Holland Construction, and FPT Industrial brands, and comprehensive solutions for financing and aftermarket services, we’re driven to meet the needs of our customers.


The Advanced Purchasing Specialist represents purchasing as a member of a cross functional platform team tasked with developing CNH Industrial’s next great products.  This position is responsible for collaborating with suppliers and engineering to develop innovative agricultural components from concept to production.


Responsibilities include:

·         Manages all purchasing activity for multiple, concurrent new product development programs.

·         Creates, forecasts, and executes sourcing and tooling plans to ensure product launch meets all program targets for quality, cost, and timing.

·         Accountable for all direct material cost of the product

·         Increases supplier value through R&D, co-design, and innovation.

·         Has decision making authority on all sourcing decisions for new product.

·         Holds suppliers accountable to commitments and project deliverables independently and takes the appropriate steps to escalate when required.

·         Manages negotiation and implementation of all technical modifications

·         Drives the identification and implementation of cost reduction opportunities


The qualified candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Management or related.
  • Completion of an internship in supply chain, project management or purchasing OR 1+ years of work experience in supply chain, project management and/or purchasing.
  • Experience in the production or procurement of components and subsystems, preferably within a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of product development methodology  (APQP or similar).
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Project management skill, with the ability to map out all deliverables for the entire development cycle to meet product launch goals.
  • High sense of urgency.
  • Excellent communication skills. Able to understand and explain complex problems to large groups.
  • Ability to work well independently and with teams.
  • Able to devise solutions based on multiple sources of information and uses past experience, evaluation, and interpretation to adapt existing approaches.
  • Have the capacity to solve complex problems by taking a new perspective on existing solutions.


CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster and its supplement here


CNH Industrial participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. You can view additional information here.


If you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 1-800-889-4422 option 1 and then option 5, or contact us at


Read about our company’s commitment to pay transparency by clicking this link: pay transparency notice.



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