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Director, Global Sourcing in Winnetka, IL

Medline Industries

Winnetka, IL 60093
2w ago


$200K - $250K*



Supply Chain & Logistics, Procurement


8 - 10 years

Job Description

Job Description

Medline Industries, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Director of Global Sourcing for our Sterile Procedure Tray Division. This position will be primarily responsible for direct material sourcing activities both international and domestic. We are seeking a dynamic, hard-working professional that has strong negotiating skills with a successful background in global sourcing. This person will need to have both strong analytical and communication skills, with a desire to work for a fast-paced, large corporate organization. In addition to exceptional leadership, you must have a "roll-up your sleeves" attitude.

Job Summary Oversee and manage a team of Direct Material Sourcing Managers for the SPT Division. Negotiate prices, contract terms, NDA's, quality requirements and work with vendors on product development.

Lead a team of category managers to reduce the costs of direct material components and fini

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Valid through: 2020-4-8

About Medline Industries

Medline Industries, Inc., based in Mundelein, Illinois, is a manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies. Customers include hospitals, surgery centers, physicians' offices, extended care facilities, and dialysis centers, though they do sell to consumers also. It is owned by the founding Mills family. The companys manufacturing and distribution capabilities encompass more than 350,000 products ranging from surgical instruments to hand sanitizers. Numerous charges have been filed with the National Labor Relations Board against Medline Industries for alleged unfair labor practices at the companys various manufacturing and distribution plants. In 1977, for instance, the Labor Board found management at an Illinois Medline facility engaged in unfair labor practices, thereby directly violating the National Labor Relations Act. More recently, a Medline warehouse operator was terminated at Medlines Shepherdsville, KY distribution facility in late September, 2015 for allegedly engaging in protected labor organizing activities. Medline settled with this employee for $15,000 on condition that the employee not return to work; this agreement was approved by the Region 9 director, Garey Lindsay, on January 26, 2016.
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