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Supply Chain Analyst II

Company: Lapmaster Wolters
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

This position will be responsible for sourcing and procurement activities. Support responsibilities include Strategic Sourcing, Contract Negotiations, and Materials Management. Additionally, the candidate is expected to support warehouse operations and manage supplier relationships.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders at all levels of the organization to achieve savings targets, improve supplier performance, minimize supply chain risk, and maximize supplier collaboration and innovation.
  • Identify key procurement and supply chain risks and opportunities and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Lead change management efforts
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with suppliers.
  • Develop strong partnerships across the enterprise, aligning with and managing strategic initiatives and commitments.
  • Identify roadblocks to effective procurement then develop and implement solutions.
  • Develop and align procurement processes throughout organization to ensure people, processes and tools are leveraged for optimal results.


    • Negotiate supplier contracts.
    • Engage in materials and operations processes
    • Interface with purchasing, leadership, production, warehouse, engineering, and other stakeholders
    • Coordinate subassembly fabrication releases
    • Drive adoption of Procurement Policies across the company.
    • Lead the development and implementation of sourcing strategies for Logistics, Warehousing, Sales & Marketing, etc.
    • Maintain inbound expected delivery schedules
    • Create and lead the development of bid packages
    • Support warehouse with supply challenges identifying gaps and bringing awareness to the team
    • Follow health and safety guidelines
    • Other Duties as assigned

      Company Description:
      Lapmaster International, LLC is a leading international precision machine tool builder headquartered in Chicago's Northwest suburbs near O'Hare Airport. Our diverse team works with a broad variety of industries and technologies. Our technical expertise includes Motion Control, Robotics, Automation, Machine Design, and Application Engineering. Our customers include small, mid-sized and Fortune 100 companies in a variety of industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Electronics, Bearings, Optics/Electro-optics, Pumps, Valves, Compressors, and Medical Devices. Our business model is to utilize leading technologies and exceptional engineering talent coupled with outstanding customer service to solve manufacturing and precision machining problems.
      Since 1948, industry has relied on Lapmaster to solve the most challenging precision surfacing problems. With over 60 years of experience, Lapmaster has a proven history of successfully developing cost effective processing solutions for virtually any application requiring precision sizing, flatness, parallelism, roundness, straightness, or surface finish. Lapmaster serves the Fine Grinding, Advanced Materials, Precision Optics, Bore Honing and Finishing, Lapping/Polishing and Metallographic markets through an expanding network of sales and services offices located throughout the world. Sales and technical service is available either through local Lapmaster Sales Representative or through our main Sales and Technical Services Centers located in Mount Prospect, IL, Plymouth, UK, Chennai, India, Tokyo, Japan and Shenyang, China.
      Competitive Benefits Package for Full Time employees:

      • 401(k) with Matching
      • Medical Insurance (Company contribution for Dependents)
      • Dental insurance
      • Vision insurance
      • Company Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
      • Company Paid Life & AD&D
      • Vacation, Sick, Holidays
      • EAP

        Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO)
        Lapmaster International values bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

        Recruiter Policy:
        Lapmaster International, LLC (aka Precision Surfacing Solutions) "the Company" has an internal recruiting function. The Company may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters (Agency). Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact employees of the Company directly in an attempt to present candidates. The Company's policy is for the internal recruiting team or other authorized personnel to present ALL candidates to hiring managers.Any unsolicited resumes sent to Lapmaster International, LLC from a third party, such as an Agency, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Company mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Company employees, or to the resume database will be considered Company property. Lapmaster International LLC, will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Lapmaster International LLC, will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.
        Powered by JazzHRSkills, Experience & Qualifications

        • 2+ years or more of relevant experience in Procurement.
        • APICS CPIM Certification is a Plus
        • Proficient MS Excel
        • Demonstrated success using analytical skills, as well as written, and verbal communication skills.
        • Collaborative individual with the ability to work across multiple units, people, skills and personalities.
        • Adaptable, flexible, positive, open to learning, developing and welcoming of new ideas.
        • Accessible to internal and external clients.
        • Well organized, and able to work on multiple tasks.
        • Self-motivated and ambitious, ability to operate without supervision.
        • Experience leading supplier negotiations.
        • Experience working with Microsoft Office, at an advanced level.
        • Bachelor's degree preferred.
        • Expertise with MRP/ERP Systems
        • Knowledge of project management

Keywords: Lapmaster Wolters, Mount Prospect , Supply Chain Analyst II, Professions , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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