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Procurement Strategy Lead - Electrification



mossville, il, usa
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023

Career Area:

Purchasing & Procurement

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

We are building the future.

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

Caterpillar’s Electrification & Energy Solutions (E&ES) Division will focus on delivering advanced electrified power train, zero-emissions products/technologies, and the solutions and services associated with these technologies. Focus areas include batteries, fuel cells, motors, inverters, micro grid controllers, charging, energy storage systems, lifecycle solutions/services and integration of components for ePowertrain solutions across industries.

We are looking for top talent to build and scale the next generation of technologies, products, and services to help our customers build a better—more sustainable—world. We need self-motivated, intelligent, and team-oriented individuals to make our plans a reality. Individuals with high emotional intelligence, humility and openness to discovery will thrive in the teams we are building.

Join us!

Job Summary:

In response to the global vehicle power transition from internal combustion engines to zero emission solutions the new Electrification and Energy Solutions (E+ES) division has been formed to provide the focus and strategic direction of products and take-to-market strategies. This is an opportunity to join the E+ES Procurement team, with strategic sourcing strategies, processes and tools to deliver a supply chain that meets our future global business requirements.

You will be working for the Procurement E+ES Strategy Director to develop and maintain the portfolio of strategies across E+ES products.

Job Duties and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Develop long term procurement strategies with roadmaps that build the supply chain of the future.

  • Lead projects associated with lean processes, global market understanding, tools, and systems.

  • Design and develop solutions, collaborate with senior stakeholders and business users to collect VOB/VOC, business requirements, and prepare implementation plans for successful deployment.

  • Contribute to strategic initiatives such as the development of standardized best practices, offerings, services and develop the associated tools & training.

  • Work directly with a wide range of procurement / enterprise representatives, including presenting recommendations to senior leaders.

Basic Requirements:

  • Experience leading and executing strategy within an agile environment.

  • The ability to collect, analyze and present findings to management by using designated data analysis software.

  • Able to recognize and assess problems, opportunities, and methods for improving business performance.

  • Understanding of effective communication and the ability to influence stakeholders across the business.

  • Competent in building effective working relationships with departmental, functional and geographic reporting lines.

Top Candidates May Have:

  • Experience executing a strategy plan within procurement.

  • The ability to negotiate successfully across the organization, with external vendors, and clients in a constructive and collaborative manner.

  • Able to identify, evaluate, introduce and implement more efficient approaches to ensure best procurement practices.

  • Knowledge of the principles and tools used in cost-benefit analysis.

Additional Information:

  • This position will close on 10/1/2023 at 11:59PM.

  • Domestic relocation assistance is available.

  • Visa Sponsorship is not available.

  • This position is located in Mossville, IL.

  • Domestic and International travel may be required.

  • This position is a hybrid role, providing flexibility and freedom to work from a location away from the office, while also enabling the opportunity to collaborate in person as needed.

Employee Benefit Details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final Details:
This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at

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