CNH Industrial

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Chemical Commodity

Location US-IL-Burr Ridge
Position Type


CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company. Driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground, which centers on Innovation, Sustainability and Productivity, the Company provides the strategic direction, R&D capabilities, and investments that enable the success of its five core Brands: Case IH, New Holland Agriculture and STEYR, supplying 360° agriculture applications from machines to implements and the digital technologies that enhance them; and CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment delivering a full lineup of construction products that make the industry more productive. Across a history spanning over two centuries, CNH Industrial has always been a pioneer in its sectors and continues to passionately innovate and drive customer efficiency and success, driven by its purpose of Breaking New Ground. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 35,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world.


The Strategic Commodity Sourcing Manager is an individual contributor role responsible for setting strategic direction for the assigned commodity, managing negotiations, and helping achieve the budget, sourcing, closing campaigns, and meeting rationalization targets. The Manager will forecast and report economic savings performance, negotiate price reductions or increases, drive long term agreements, market test, award new business to maximize leverage, and analyze various reports to identify and cost reduction opportunities. Additionally, the Manager will support special projects as necessary to assist in delivering commodity goals. This role is approximately 70% Strategic / 30% Operational (Focus: Commodity Strategy, Benchmarking, Sourcing Council preparations, mid to upper management presentations, resourcing as needed, Technical Cost reductions, Warranty agreements, managing supplier financial distress, coordination with global teams, supplier capacity management.)


This position is eligible for a flexible hybrid work model.  Ideal candidates will be located in or near Burr Ridge, IL.


  • Lead supplier evaluation, selection, and sourcing for assigned commodities for all North American operations and/or leading/supporting global sourcing projects by working closely with the global commodity team (EMEA, LATAM, APAC).
  • Support new product launches timing, leveraging growth in new parts to implement sourcing strategy objectives, such as rationalization and cost reduction.
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies that deliver parts availability at lowest total cost. Drive the selection of suppliers, negotiate and maintain performance to expectations.
  • Negotiate and sign long-term agreements that cement CNH-supplier expectations around commercial savings, raw material cost recovery, and operating performance.  Facilitate value engineering activities to drive product cost savings and process improvement to achieve budget performance.
  • Contribute your knowledge, gained through training and experience, to mentor others through “chalk talks” and other enrichment opportunities, so we grow together as purchasing professionals.
  • Execute blanket orders and cost updates to support North American manufacturing plants.
  • Be the company’s expert for your regional commodity, including industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, raw material, lead-times, technology and manufacturing capability in the market.

Annual Base Salary Range for this role:  $83,000 - $132,000 USD (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)


  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or related field along with a minimum of 6 years of purchasing, costing or related engineering experience OR a Master's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or related field along with a minimum of 4 years of purchasing, costing or related engineering experience
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft products, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to travel up to 20% - domestic and international (majority of travel will be domestic)

Compensation & Benefits: We offer competitive compensation with multiple benefit (medical/dental/vision) options to meet your individual needs. Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives. Additional benefits include: paid parental leave, life insurance, volunteer time off and much more!


US applicants: 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.


Canada applicants: CNH Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, place of origin, disability, marital status, family status, age, or any other ground prohibited by applicable provincial human rights legislation.


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