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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Changing US Demographics
USA Today Charts Show US Racial and Ethnic Diversity to Grow Rapidly Through 2060, as Second Great Wave of Immigration Unfolds. What is the Supply Chain Impact
Supply Chain Digest  -   10/23/2014 6:00 PM
Commodity Manager
TN-Knoxville, Commodity Manager-Location: Charlotte, NC Commodity Manager II We are looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organizations sourcing strategies through process-driven thinking, data-driven problem solving, fact-based negotiating and self-starting leadership in an OEM manufacturer setting. As a Com  -   10/23/2014 8:46 AM
The Rules For VMS and MSP Selection Need Updating
Sometimes, the old way of doing things isn’t better, it’s just outdated. And the way many organizations select Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Vendor Management Systems (VMS) definitely needs a new approach. In this guest post, Procurement Leaders invites IQNavigator’s Brian Hoffmeyer to explain why he believes procuremen
Procurement Leaders Network - Procurement Outsourc  -   10/23/2014 6:03 AM
General Manager
OH-Cincinnati, Job Purpose or Scope: Overall leadership and management of the transit system including but not limited to: route planning, fiscal planning and adherence, maintenance planning and management, labor relations, and personnel management. Major Responsibilities: 1. Accepts all responsibility for the system and ensures the system remains  -   10/23/2014 2:13 AM
Procurement Trend #28: Supply Chain Risk
Twenty-five trends are left Together they are quite heft Depriving us of deft So let’s make another cleft … and shred them one-by-one! We won’t give up. We won’t surrender. We will plow through to the end. We shall expose the half-truths and the lies. We shall tackle the issue head-on and with growing confidence […
Procure IQ  -   10/23/2014 1:55 AM
Project Manager Engineer Associate - SAP TWIC - Houston, TX
TX-Houston, Project Manager Engineer Associate - SAP TWIC - Houston, TX Location: Job is in Houston, TX Responsibilities: Achievement of project objectives which include functionality, cost and schedule for large capital projects of $100MM and greater Maintaining focus on safety in the development of project concept and during execution Providing l  -   10/23/2014 12:51 AM
Materials Manager - (K279725)
IN-Elkhart, DUTIES: • Directs and supervises the development of policies and procedures for the procurement of all materials, components, equipment and services required by the plant with the objective of obtaining optimum quality, price, delivery and service. • Collects and provides management with data concerning long-range availability and price  -   10/23/2014 12:37 AM
Junior Project Manager
TX-Houston, $35-44 6 months Houston, TX Project Tasks Maintain detailed schedule (MS Project) Help with setup of project schedule including milestones, dependencies, and predecessor logic in MS Project Maintain project schedule either in EPM or on a SharePoint site Need to follow-up on weekly status for schedule maintenance Maintain action item lis  -   10/23/2014 12:32 AM
Manufacturing Chief Operations Officer
VA-Richmond, Our client, located in Richmond, Virginia, has an immediate need to fill the position of Manufacturing Chief Operations Officer. Job Description The COO is responsible for the daily operation of the manufacturing company. A management position responsible for developing, overseeing and executing the short-term and long-term plans of th  -   10/22/2014 11:17 PM
Supply Chain News on Volkswagen to Bring in the Robots to Replace Retiring Baby Boomers
Board Member Says Strategy Will Not Impact GermanUnemployment Rate, but That is a Bit Misleading
Supply Chain Digest  -   10/22/2014 11:06 PM
Proposal Manager - Minnetonka, MN
MN-Minnetonka, Description: Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) The proposal manager leads and manages UnitedHealthcare C  -   10/22/2014 10:06 PM
Supply Chain Thought Leadership Video Series on Understanding Supply Chain Centers of Excellence Part 1
What is a Supply Chain Center of Excellence. How are they structured. What are the benefits and keys to success.
Supply Chain Digest  -   10/22/2014 10:06 PM
Supply Chain News on Volkswagen to Bring in the Robots to Replace Retiring Baby Boomers
Board Member Says Strategy Will Not Impact GermanUnemployment Rate, but That is a Bit Misleading
Supply Chain Digest  -   10/22/2014 10:06 PM
Contracts Manager - Public Contracts / Procurement / Construction
CA-Los Angeles, Seeking a full time direct Sr. Contracts Administrator/Procurement Manager for a construction engineering services company in the Los Angeles area. This position will mainly handle public contracts and subcontracts for local construction projects. Responsibilities for the Contracts Manager Prepare and administer Requests for Qualifi  -   10/22/2014 8:16 PM
Global Procurement Senior Manager - Advertising & Marketing
NY-Purchase, The Senior Manager, NAB Media - Advertising & Marketing is responsible for supporting the execution of comprehensive sourcing strategies for annual media spending across PepsiCo's Beverage portfolio including Carbonated Soft Drinks, Water, Gatorade, Tropicana. The position will have responsibility for all media channels. Accountabiliti  -   10/22/2014 8:05 PM
Seniorr Manager Procurement
NY-Somers, We are looking for an experienced Manager or Senior Manager who would be a part of the Maintenance, Repair, and Operating Supplies (MRO) team responsible for setting strategic direction for the category and developing programs that deliver improved total cost of ownership and productivity aligned to local market conditions. The responsib  -   10/22/2014 8:05 PM
Bulk Flour Loader - Archer Daniels Midland - Texas
With more than 265 processing plants, 460 crop procurement facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM helps connect the harvest to the... From Archer Daniels Midland - 22 Oct 2014 22:59:57 GMT - View all jobs
Indeed Jobs  -   10/22/2014 6:59 PM
Contracting & Acquisitions Agent I - State of Oklahoma - Oklahoma
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for beginning level professional and technical work related to... From State of Oklahoma - 22 Oct 2014 22:41:55 GMT - View all jobs
Indeed Jobs  -   10/22/2014 6:41 PM
Contracts for October 22, 2014
Contracts valued at $6.5 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m.
US Department of Defense  -   10/22/2014 5:00 PM
Sr. Strategic Analyst
CA-Riverside, About K&N K&N is located in Southern California and is an internationally recognized brand of high-performance products selling in over 50 countries. K&N is the leading manufacturer of premium air filters and air intake systems for cars, trucks, and motorcycles. K&N has built a strong base of loyal customers through strong product dif  -   10/22/2014 2:51 PM