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Solutions Owner I

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Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2019

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Job Description




There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.


Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.

The ITDD Resource Industries Supply Management Team has an exciting opportunity for a Solutions Owner that can lead development & deployment activities for the Contract Management Portfolio.


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:


*Lead the contract management portfolio for world-wide Global Procurement group.

*Define Contract Management strategy for Purchasing; 

-Work with Legal to develop and maintain standard agreement templates for Master Purchase Agreements (MPAs), Tooling Bailment Agreements (TBAs), NDA, and NDSAs;

-Develop and maintain PO T&Cs for all xx jurisdictions
-Implement PO T&Cs in all ERPs
-Support Aftermarket OPAAC Opportunities tied to PO T&Cs

*Provide data visibility (includes monthly contract management dashboard for procurement professionals), support for governance of various contracts, corporate initiatives and needed reporting in lieu of Purchasing Practices & other Legal/Compliance requirements.
-Drive NDSA compliance in working with PSC and Category teams globally
*Be a eContract SME – support FSD IT on Ariba configuration / workflow changes. Oversee the effort required to align supplier codes to the NDSAs.
*Provide ownership to contract management purchasing practices, rationalize PPs for compliance requirements and help support the review of MPAs from aftermarket perspective.
*Support NDSA and other contract types related questions/issues/requests from Buyers, Sia, PSC Upload Team, PSC Signature Team, PSC Search Team, Legal, & other groups.
*Participate in various Corporate projects from eContract replacement tool, NDA / MNDA Lifecycle effort (Tool Replacement Project), Enterprise critical components/parts project support to PO T&C ERP and Contract Mapping effort.


Basic Qualifications:


*Bachelor's Degree

*3 to 5 years of progressively responsible Contract Management, Purchasing or Legal experience


Top Candidates Will Also Have:


*Strong customer focus and ability to influence

*Ability to quickly understand compliatory/Legal needs and drive advancement within the organization

*Ability to understand both contract management and business domains

*Knowledge of business operations including the technical infrastructure for supporting contract management tools and general business processes.

*Knowledge of 6 Sigma and other continuous improvement tools would be beneficial.


Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs will be incurred by the candidate.


Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Nov 20, 2019


United States