Knoxville, TN

Capital Equipment Procurement Manager

Job Description    ID 27999

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–  Hybrid – in office 2 days each week


The client has 4 Openings which are in:

Chicago, IL area, Decatur, IL, Knoxville, TN, and Lafayette, IN

You must live near or be willing to relocate to one of these locations  

– and be willing to travel 35%



  • Four-year degree required – SCMP or CPSM a plus.
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in strategic sourcing/capital procurement
  • Experience with TCO, ROI, Should Cost
  • Expertise in Capital Equipment and managing a spend over $100 million
  • Understanding of total systems cost concepts
  • Proficiency in SAP
  • Able to read engineering prints
  • Understanding of Engineering Procurement Construction Installation


  • You develop and execute sourcing and procurement strategies for capital equipment
  • You are the point of contact between vendors and the plant to bring an understanding of the technical scope of work to execute the capital projects
  • You are the Category Manager for Capital Equipment and Services ensuring: the best value, that timetables are met, and to improve quality and service at the plants
  • You will be working with plant operations, engineering, and senior management on capital requirements and business priorities
  • Manage RFI/RFQ negotiations for all Capital projects – end to end
  • Manage contracts and suppliers for Capital Equipment and Services
  • You are the liaison between stakeholders – suppliers – contractors – and sub-contractors.

Company paid nationwide relocation if not within commuting distance

Excellent compensation and benefits.

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