Modine Manufacturing Company

Procurement Specialist - Electrical Components Job at Modine Manufacturing Company in Racine, WI


Procurement Specialist - Electrical Components
100% Remote Position!
Job Location(s):
Racine, WI
Start Date:
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience:
0 to 5 years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Business Ops - Purchasing and Materials, Supply Chain/Logistics

Position Description

About the Team
The future of transportation is here.  Our industry is going through a once-in-a-generation evolution as we push to zero emission mobility, and the Modine Advanced Thermal Systems team is helping to drive that cleaner future.  Are you excited by fast-moving projects as part of a highly collaborative team? 
We are looking for team players who are curious enough to ask questions and explore new ideas, passionate enough to serve our customers, and ready to take ownership of challenges and grow with us. We are a team, first and foremost, and we take pride in our collaborative efforts; Everyone is accountable for achieving our goals.
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The Role
You will support our Electric Vehicle department serving Bus, Truck and Specialty Vehicles, and will report to the Commodity Manager.
You will assist the Commodity Manager with the different parts of the procurement process including new supplier identification, supplier selection, contract implementation, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system data maintenance, portfolio optimization and engagement in the implementation of the Commodity Strategy. You will source electrical components such as compressors, heaters, pumps, electric fans, valves, power distribution units, controllers, wire harnesses, and assist with additional commodity responsibilities such as fabrications. The salary range for this position is between $56,031.56 and $84,047.34.


  • Request For Quote (RFQ) generation and management
  • Manage SAP and procurement software for component parts
  • Support execution of sourcing processes
  • Facilitate new supplier onboarding process
  • Support preparation for contract negotiations
  • Manage pricing updates
  • Support the extraction and consolidation of main functional performance metrics
  • Data analysis to determine opportunities to optimize spend
  • Build and assess models for new program and other quoting activities
  • With guidance from commodity manager, negotiate best total cost for purchased goods/components on new program launches
  • Partner with operations and engineering to identify, evaluate, and execute various cost reduction initiatives
  • Support escalations as needed with suppliers
  • Work cooperatively with Supplier Quality Engineering, Product Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering to assess the quality capabilities of new and existing suppliers to ensure that all product/material purchases meet defined quality standards.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization including written, verbal, and presentation techniques.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies with internal and external stakeholders
  • Travel ~ 10% of time. Travel required to meet with suppliers and Modine facilities.
  • Less than 5 years of experience in a manufacturing company purchasing environment or related Engineering or Manufacturing experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management, Operations, Business Management, Engineering or other technical field.
  • Candidates will have experience in one of or more of the following disciplines: procurement, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management.
  • Experience with purchasing electrical components preferred
  • Ability to interpret drawings preferred

About Modine
At Modine, we are engineering a cleaner, healthier world.  Building on more than 100 years of excellence in thermal management, we provide trusted systems and solutions that improve air quality and conserve natural resources.  More than 13,000 employees are at work in every corner of the globe, delivering the solutions our customers need, where they need them.  Our Climate Solutions and Performance Technologies segments support our purpose by improving air quality, reducing energy and water consumption, lowering harmful emissions and enabling cleaner running vehicles and environmentally-friendly refrigerants.  Modine is a global company headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin (USA), with operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Modine, visit
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Modine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Welcomes all Qualified Applicants!

Modine provides a competitive benefit package, which could include paid vacation, short term disability, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life insurance, flex spending benefits, tuition reimbursement, Health Savings Account and much more. Human Resources will provide more detail upon your hiring.

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