Senior Director, Indirect Procurement in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Supply Chain Procurement

Job Posting Title:

Senior Director, Indirect Procurement

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Senior Director, Indirect Procurement will be responsible for the sourcing and negotiation of indirect procurement contracts across all corporate and plant locations for TreeHouse Foods.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Source and negotiate a variety of indirect procurement contracts for categories including MRO, facilities services, professional services, travel, and IT
  • Work with internal business partners to understand requirements for goods or services and ensure those requirements are met in vendor proposals and vendor selection
  • Create sourcing strategy and lead internal teams through objective evaluation processes for selecting solutions or service providers (RFQ, RFI, RFP, score carding, onsite presentations/demos)
  • Lead efforts to ensure spend compliance with applicable procurement programs
  • Ensure compliance with company procurement and internal control policies, processes, and standards
  • Negotiate commercial terms with vendors and ensure contracts, orders, or SOWs for purchases adequately capture agreed upon commercial terms
  • Research spend data and vendor information in SAP and Ariba, and submit requests for updates to vendor information as needed

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Negotiate commercial terms with vendors and ensure contracts, orders, or SOWs for purchases adequately capture agreed upon commercial terms
  • Indirect procurement- MRO, facilities services, professional services, travel, IT
  • Sourcing strategy creation and implementation
  • RFQ/RFI/RFP sourcing processes
  • Commercial terms negotiation and cash flow management
  • Internal requirements gathering
  • Ability to engage with and influence internal business partners
  • Experience working with SAP and Ariba
  • Experience in continuous improvement to drive sustainable value creation for plant operations
  • Familiar with purchase to pay process in a multiple ERP, Ariba and P-Card environment


Bachelor’s Degree Required

Preferred Attributes:

  • MBA preferred
  • Experience leading a team
  • Experience working with spend analytics

Working Conditions:

Travel (other than driving)

Enter % of time


Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Enter % of time


Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Not Ready To Apply?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Join Our Talent Network