CNH Industrial

Purchasing Operations Manager

Location US-NE-Grand Island
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.


As the Purchasing Operations Manager, The Purchasing Operations Manager acts as the purchasing representative within the plant to fully support commodity strategies and sourcing decisions, facilitate timely execution, and ensure plant supply needs are satisfied.



  • Meet the Industrial OKTS (OK to Ship) Plans: working with Industrial leadership, Purchasing and SQE, identify all supplier-related potential risks to this objective, develop solid mitigation plans to overcome risks, lead teams in implementation and monitoring for successful risk elimination to achieve month-end metrics and achieve production linearity. Support meeting the Industrial OKTS with no shortfalls due to supplier performance, both quality and delivery (within supplier lead times)
  • Utilize a developed set of tools and processes: pro-actively identify suppliers whose key metrics on delivery performance indicates a deterioration in performance. Engage with other CNH Industrial resources and the supplier to address the deterioration and develop and implement permanent corrective actions through root cause resolution
  • Suppliers' Capacity Management: Support Capacity Management with PO monitoring & supply validations (survey planned with Plants and GPLs) Key/strategic suppliers monitoring through Collaborative Planning. Preventive actions initiatives: demand trend visibility to supply base, market trend surveys through supply base, logistics agreement, suppliers/plants visit containment plans execution.
  • Cost reduction sourcing initiatives: Coordinate Sourcing plans with Industrial groups and aggressively identify new potential projects and drive implementation in order to help achieve Purchasing Department's Financial targets, both Direct and Indirect. Support of the achievement of the material cost budget/official company forecasts.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business or related field and a minimum 6 years related work experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing, Supply Chain or Project Management.
  • In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, will also consider those with an associate degree plus a minimum of 9 years of work experience in the areas described above.
  • In lieu of an associate degree, will also consider those with a HS diploma/GED plus a minimum of 11 years of work experience in the areas described above.


The preferred candidate will have experience with the following:

  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated experience within JDE/SAP/GPP & other MRP/ERP systems and processes.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills across multi-functional teams
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to act quickly and decisively in making tough calls and be passionate and accountable for achieving assigned tasks and goals
  • Capability for working both independently and within Team environments
  • Ability to handle constantly changing and emerging priorities


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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