For more than 150 years, Vulcan has been recognized by chefs and
operators throughout the world for its top-quality, energy
efficient commercial cooking equipment. Our equipment is found in
busy kitchens nationwide; target segments include large chain
restaurants, emerging/regional chains, independent restaurants,
K-12 schools, grocery and hotels/recreation.
Vulcan is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200
global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling
$14.1 billion in 2019.
Vulcan, recognized by chefs and operators around the world as
the best-in-class supplier for premier, energy-efficient
foodservice equipment, is seeking an innovative and energetic
Sourcing Analyst to join our team. The successful applicant will be
responsible for developing and driving the analysis, and
procurement on corporate initiatives to support the execution of
our day-to-day operational needs. If you have a strong Sourcing
background and enjoy working in an environment that welcomes
diverse ideas to solve problems and deliver results, we encourage
you to apply.
Using ITW 80/20 business philosophies and toolbox methodologies,
the focus of this position is to purchase materials, supplies, and
services that will provide tactical and strategic benefit to the
Ovens and Range business units. Will assist with and help
coordinate procurement efforts across multiple disciplines of the
organization. Responsible for negotiating optimum arrangements for
pricing, delivery, and total cost of ownership.
- Responsible for understanding business sourcing needs for 2
high-volume, low-complexity MRD product lines; and identifying and
evaluating the best suppliers that meet business standards.
- Responsible for researching and evaluating suppliers that meet
business needs. Selects suppliers who are aligned with business
standards of cost, quality, timing, and reliability.
- Perform detailed analysis on corporate sourcing initiatives,
bids, proposals, and quotes, and provide data to management.
Requires Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 4 years of related
Full understanding of lean manufacturing principles.
Strong data analysis skills, and most have Microsoft Power BI
Knowledge of durable goods manufacturing materials and
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions
Based in Baltimore, MD
Travel requirement: ~ 15%