CNH Industrial

North America Parts Leader

Location US-IL-Oak Brook
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, STEYR, CASE and New Holland Construction Equipment. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial’s 37,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive work environment, passionate about empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world.


CNH Industrial is seeking a highly experienced and motivated Director of Purchasing, NAFTA Parts and Service to join our dynamic team, based in Oak Brook, Illinois or Racine, Wisconsin.  The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of purchasing related to parts and service to ensure the continuous supply of the highest quality parts at the most competitive total cost that supports the goals of the Parts and Service Organization. This role requires strategic thinking, strong leadership skills, and a deep understanding of the off-road heavy equipment manufacturing industry supply chain.




  • Scope - approximately $500M spend, with 400+ thousand active part numbers.
  • Lead a team of 20-25 purchasing professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and performance management to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Develop and implement strategic procurement plans to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of parts and services required for heavy equipment manufacturing.
  • Identify, plan, and execute cost saving initiatives through development of new processes in cooperation with vendors, resourcing activities or negotiations.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to negotiate favorable terms, pricing, and contracts while ensuring quality and reliability of parts and services.
  • Collaborate with other Departments (Material Management, Quality, Depot Operations, etc.) to ensure supplier development and strive for Operations Excellence/Lean Supply Chain through continuous analysis of the main KPI's and identification of the root cause and execution of corrective actions.
  • Work closely with Marketing for Ship Direct suppliers to define a 3-year plan by strategic commodity (such as Lube, Batteries, Filters, Bearings, Belts, Precision Framing), execute the appropriate sourcing strategy and monitor the progress according to the plan.
  • Work close with other regions (especially Europe) to define global negotiation strategy with Top Suppliers.
  • Monitor market trends, industry developments, and regulatory changes to proactively identify risks and opportunities for improvement within the procurement process.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes, reduce lead times, and enhance overall operational performance.
  • Prepare and present regular reports, analysis, and KPI's to senior management, highlighting key performance metrics and areas for improvement.

This position pays: $171,000 – $276,100 plus any applicable bonus (Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.)



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related field; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of progressive purchasing management experience; preferably in an agriculture or automotive manufacturing environment with focus on purchasing, executive planning, engineering, project management, product quality, and/or supply chain. Technical background and experience with purchasing best practices are preferred.
  • 5+ years experience directly leading a team.
  • Solid communication skills both oral and written and ability to influence others cross-level & cross-functionally.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Especially Excel, Access, MS Project).
  • Ability to travel up to 25% (mostly domestic, some international).


Additional Notes:

  • Strong teamwork attitude in national and international environment.
  • Excellent leadership and communication.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong results-oriented approach.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Take initiative and responsibility in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to get to the point, streamline message.

Company Benefits


Company Benefits


CNH Industrial offers a wide variety of benefits that not only encourages wellness and preventive care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it.  Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.  Our industry leading 401k will support you in meeting your retirement objectives.  Additional benefits include paid parental leave, flexible work policies, opportunities for self-development and paid leave for specific activities. Click here for more information!


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.


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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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