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$100,000 - $125,000
Our client, a Fortune 500 leader in the chemical industry seeks a Senior Purchasing / Commodity Manager with a strong background in Raw Materials, Energy, utility, electricity, coal and natural gas with a multi-plant global organization. As a member of the Procurement organization, the Purchasing Manager - Direct Materials Procurement will provide leadership in the development and implementation of company's Commodity Strategy. You will be responsible for key contract negotiations, defining, identifying and implementing key metrics, tools and systems to create alignment with the organizations strategic goals and objectives for assigned Commodities as well as utilizing their experience to develop and implement a strategic approach in regards to supplier selection.
Develop Commodity Strategy .Become market expert in assigned commodities (focus will be on energy and utility procurement including natural gas, electricity, coal, water as well as several chemical intermediates) .Lead negotiator .Lead cross functional spend teams .Identify and develop new sources to create value
Required Skills :
BS/BA degree in Supply Chain/Purchasing/Logistics, Business Accounting or Technical Fields .Strong strategic focus with a minimum of 8+ years of experience in Procurement/Logistics/ Engineering with a background in purchasing materials in support of complex manufacturing (chemical) operations and energy procurement.. .Working knowledge of SAP .People management skills .Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels of the business .Proven success with multi-tasking and priority setting .Working knowledge of procurement systems, purchasing policies/procedures, and purchasing law is required. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlanta, GA or Chattanooga, TN
Energetic, strong growth $7.5B Blue Chip USA and Global technology and product manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Sr. Buyer at their corporate headquarters for company-wide purchasing of direct raw materials.....Read More
$65,000 - $85,000 +Relo + Home Buyout
Port Arthur, TX
BS degree in an Engineering Discipline, preferably Chemical Engineering, is required. Prior experience in an industrial environment strongly preferred. Basic understanding of gas industry terminology Working knowledge of applicable measurement standards (API, AGA, EUB, etc) Good mechanical and electronic troubleshooting skills. Must have technical knowledge of the Total Petrochemical operations. Extensive business knowledge of the groups to correctly implement the business plan and to modify feedstock inventories as required. Must have an understanding of financial implications of material balance, yield and ownership matters with respect to margin and financial performance of joint venture business partners. High degree of PC Computer skills required (database, spreadsheets, Aspen Suite of products and SAP and understanding of data concepts). Must be a self-starter and motivated and assume the responsibility to get all tasks completed accurately and on time. Must have good human relations skills to allow daily interaction with technical plant personnel, management and business groups, joint venture partners in both technical and business functions. Ability to clearly reduce complex data to simple concepts for modeling of technical structures in context of business model to communicate to team members. Must be able to accommodate multiple, simultaneous deadlines under pressure.
This position is responsible for, but not limited to: Investigate measurement variances and prepare solutions to prevent further occurrences. Complete and maintain site measurement schematics and measurement reviews. Evaluate new metering technologies for different applications. Witness third-party calibrations on check measurement stations and calibrations of custody transfer meters. Responsible for randomly auditing custody transfers. Availability on short notice and potentially outside of normal working hours is required. Develop/maintain engineering standards, procedures, general instructions, troubleshoot issues and solutions to complex technical problems. Develop training programs, technical exchange meetings, and attend conferences with regards to Loss Control. Provide efficient and timely collection, analysis, and reporting of inventory. Communicate with third parties to address any issues. Accurately support and interact with business controlling and invoicing functions of all feeds and products. Issue the Forecast vs Actual Report to correctly report production on a daily basis. Export final information, analyzing and communicating results. Support SAP invoicing/billing and uploads. Perform billing checks at critical billing periods. Analyze Daily Inventory Reports for accuracy and loss control to support end of month inventory reconciliation process. USA Residents only. The Company will purchase the Candidate's existing home in a relocation package if the home does not sell. Travel 10%. TO APPLY send resume to email@example.com.
Grand Rapids, MI
President the VP of Supply will oversee all major purchasing for the company,
the primary component being the fuel they supply to their customers. The
purchase is primarily fuel. The person needs to come from a commodity buy,
preferably gas, oil, propane, diesel, etc. They are a regional distributor
and this person will be hedging, locking in future pricing, etc.
$65,000 – $95,000 + $5K sign on bonus
Seneca (Clemson) SC
expectations/requirements. Host Supplier Quality Training Sessions at
Client's manufacturing facilities. Conduct Supplier Audits of Implemented
Corrective Actions Plans, S.C.'s and SPC Charts. Complete Quality Systems
Assessment at Supplier's facility. Supplier Significant Characteristics
Activity. Coordinate S.C. identification
via cross-functional Team approach and ensure Supplier conformance to S.C.
requirements, Responsible for ensuring quarterly S.C. data is received from
Suppliers and entered into the S.C. database.
$115,000 - $125,000 + 15% Bonus + relocation
Reports To: Plant Manager Reporting Structure: 60 overall reports: 3 Supervisors, 5 Team Leaders, and Various Hourly Associates. Opening due to internal transfer. Desire Vehicle, Automotive or Transportation Products experience.
The Logistics / Materials Manager will manage key material control processes within the supply chain to optimize delivery time of parts and wholegoods to company dealers and customers within given budget and operational objectives. Key Material Control processes are defined as: Master Production Scheduling and Rough-Cut Capacity Planning; Material Requirements Planning and Requirements Capacity Planning; Purchased Materials and Inventory Control; Warehousing and Internal Logistics; Production BOM Processing, and Engineering Change Management.
Responsibilities: Understand World Class Manufacturing processes and Logistics Pillar processes for continuous improvement. Manage material flows and processes to reduce the amount of inventory utilized in manufacturing processes. Lead Logistics pillar activities for the plant and ensure material flow through the facility is effective and efficient. Develop, manage and stabilize the master production plan, top level production schedules and assembly sequencing to efficiently meet customer demand and minimize finished goods inventory. Provide immediate visibility and feedback from rough-cut capacity planning process, feasibility analysis of meeting demand and proposals/alternatives to bridge any identified gaps to facilitate top management decision making.
Develop, maintain, manage and communicate master scheduling parameters inclusive of model and range configurations/technical types, firm periods, hard/soft change periods, order entry and forecast processes, product mix/key resource/capacity constraints (both make and buy) and a minimum of strategic stock needed to satisfy changes in market requirements. Strive to minimize firm periods, meet customer demand and provide optimum flexibility to the markets. Develop, maintain, communicate and manage all procedures, work instructions, processes and training associated with the Manufacturing Control System for effective, consistent execution of shop floor control. Provide technical expertise and support in the use and execution of the system as required. Monitor, troubleshoot and stabilize material requirements planning for both make and buy, interplant and service parts and components. Perform lot sizing, lead time, float and ship frequency solutions. Ship & monitor performance on shipment of attachment kits to the end customer.
In conjunction with Purchasing Operations, assume responsibility for outside supplier delivery performance, purchased component lead times, and minimum ship requirements. Achieve and sustain 95% operational inventory accuracy. Perform the required number of random cycle counts per month, root cause analysis and provide constructive feedback to prevent errors from recurring. Move towards higher performance cycle counting to improve operational accuracy results. Provide current training, documented procedures and work instructions related to location accuracy to all individuals who move material, supervisors and managers.
Periodically audit locations and negative WIP conditions and provide meaningful feedback and measures to sustain location accuracy. Maintain Production Bill of Material Accuracy in conjunction with Product Development Engineering and Quality Management. Define phase in and phase out periods for engineering changes to minimize obsolescence and assure production readiness.
Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree in Logistics, Business, Operations or Supply Chain Management, Engineering or related field required. MBA a plus. 6+ years combined experience in Material Control/Production Control, Commercial Logistics and/or Purchasing. Strong Preference For: Broad knowledge of the total supply chain process (customer order to delivery), material control processes, ERP/MRP systems and in/outbound logistics processes. APICS (CPIM) Certification highly desired and/or CPSM or CSCM highly desired. Understanding of World Class Manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing processes. Superior/Full package; strong insurance programs & matching 401K, tuition reimbursement, excellent vacation plan, and Christmas/New Year shutdown paid. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
75000 - 100000
Summary of Responsibilities: · Oversee annual site Opex and Capex spend ranging from approximately $20MM to $350MM. · Drive site-level category strategy execution, delivering aggressive savings targets and optimization opportunities. · Establish both short and long term site-level goals in the areas of quality, cost and service for each discipline that can be tracked routinely and allows for required adjustments to action steps. · Site level strategy of execution and cost management to achieve: Exchange information with and help local site-based purchasers to achieve improved supply conditions and meet strategic objectives. Guide the identification of proper and justifiable reorder points and reorder quantities to maintain optimal working capital levels to support the needs of plant maintenance and production operations. · Support internal company customers-exchange information with and help local site-based purchasers to achieve improved supply conditions and meet strategic objectives. · Manage local supplier relationships lead regular performance, business, and financial reviews with local suppliers. · Ensure that data is accurate and maintained in a timely manner for a supplier scorecard. · Ensure MRO and capital purchasing staff compliance with Company policies, procedures and internal controls. · Coach and support the development of site procurement personnel and act as a role model to the team. Evaluate (and enhance as necessary) Company's site procurement talent profile.
Qualifications Required: · Required education is a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Finance or related field. Minimum 6-8 years relevant industry experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain management. · Certifications in disciplines such as Procurement, Inventory Management, Lean/Six Sigma, or Operational Planning preferred. General Skills Requirements: · Strong organizational, project management, time management, and people management skills with experience in managing a team and process to meet a given project's objectives. · Results driven mindset, with clear capabilities in problem solving and analytical skills. · Strong communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of management and staff with experience working with and delivering results in cross-functional teams. · Ability to adjust to rapid changes within the business and willingness to be hands on with no reservation to roll up sleeves and perform out of scope duties to get the job done. · Clear understanding of, and practical experience with, enterprise asset management, spend management and enterprise resource planning systems and tools. · Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other MS office applications. Send resume to email@example.com.
$135,000 - $170,000
career opportunity to be the Corporate Logistics Director for a national
leader for production & distribution of specialty products for the oil
industry. Direct and manage the Corporate Transportation Team responsible for
Company Compliance with DOT and FRA, negotiating terms with rail and truck
carriers, meeting customer requirements and communicating with transportation
vendors. Offer excellent salary, bonus, benefits, and relocation package!
individual must be capable of leveraging the total transportation spend to
achieve the lowest cost with high service.
Optimize JDE segment related to Transportation so data is accurate and
usable. Eliminate any duplicate activities being used as a workaround because
of JDE issues. Must be capable of
working across the organization to bring more efficiency to the
transportation services and increase overall product margins. Provide
superior service to transportation's customers (internal and external) and
minimize issues related to transportation.
Manage the overall Transportation Compliance Program as it relates to
the DOT and FRA. Must manage the Corporate Transportation Department
consisting of approximately 8 employees and manage the site transportation
objectives which report to the Plant Managers. Develop contingencies for times
when contract carriers are not available. Implement as necessary to achieve
target customer service requirements. Utilize efficiency tools (ex. six
sigma) to increase process efficiency and eliminate non value added processes
and costs. Identify and implement BIC
transportation practices. Develop
departmental talent to achieve higher productivity and efficiency
90000 - 110000
North American Distribution Hubs & Transload
Operations Manager will be responsible for the establishment, staffing, and
efficient operation of all (11) Distribution Hubs and Transload
Facilities. All operational aspects, including location employees, will be
the responsibility of the Operation Manager to achieve the lowest operating
costs while maintaining or exceeding customer expectations.
Essential Job Functions: 1. Lead in the Project Development, Scope of Facility Requirements, Site Selection and Implementation of Strategic Sites to Support the Year-Over-Year Double Digit Business Growth. 2. Provide leadership and direction to location managers, supervisors or leads including training, development, mentoring and performance management initiatives. 3. Ability to effectively start up new sites including staffing and the development of Logistics vendor / partner relationships to support the operations. 4. Actively assist, as required, in the promotion and/or sales of company products and services. 5. Implement best practices to set, monitor, maintain and track and report inventory movements in an accurate, detailed and timely Manner. 6. Direct the scheduling, preparation and timely shipment of customer orders. 7. Ensure that all facilities receive, store and ship all transload, bulk, and packaged material in a safe and efficient manner. Comply with all safety, health, security, and environmental practices and regulations applicable to the company, the local government, and the site. 8. Obtain and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction with company products and services. 9. Seek efficiency gains and cost reductions while maintaining customer satisfaction. 10. Maintain appropriate and open verbal and/or written communication with all company personnel and provide assistance and/or information as requested. 11. Actively participate in executing the fulfillment of policies, procedures, and business practices. . 12. Maintain the confidentiality of all files, products, customers and proprietary information.
Requirements 1. A Bachelor Degree in Business or Technical Field is required. A BS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management preferred. 2. A minimum of ten years combined experience in logistics, inventory control, and distribution operations management is required. 3. Prior experience in the development of scope, selection and implementation of strategic distribution sites. 4. Strong knowledge and experience in multi-modal logistics - bulk truck, bulk rail, van, flat-bed, LTL, and intermodal transportation. 5. Must be Microsoft office literate at the intermediate to advanced level. 6. A strong customer-focus with the ability to support sales and gain their cooperation and respect. 7. Experience with dealing with internal and external senior level management. 8. Ability to travel at least 30% of the time with 10% international (Canada) travel. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SF 140,000 – 300,000
Zürich, Switzerland Europe
Our client a large international consulting firm is seeking a Manager Supply Chain Management in the manufacturing industry for their offices in Switzerland
For our national and international clients develop strategies and concepts to improve business processes and organizational structures along the entire logistics chain in order to effectively optimize cost, efficiency and quality. Together with our international team working on the customer and project recovery as well as to market our solutions in the German market. In this context, you create compelling decision documents and presentations for our clients, working actively with the expansion of our service offerings and are the driving force in market development.
You have successfully completed a master's degree in business or engineering sciences. Your profile is mainly characterized by: · At least 7 years experience in the design of Business & IT solutions in the industry or business consulting · In-depth expertise in supply chain processes · Know- how and experience with SAP ERP systems and their integration in sales, production, project or business service processing, ideally in the manufacturing industry · A good network at industrial enterprises · Structured work , strong analytical skills and "Thought Leadership" · Excellent German and English language skills in speaking and writing · Mobility and flexibility in national and international project assignments. Send resume to email@example.com.
Global Procurement Director
$140,000 to $185,000
Boston (area), MA
Based in the corporate office of this global independent power producer, the Global Procurement Director is responsible for the review, refinement, development and implementation of a fit for purpose global procurement organization and supporting framework. Reporting to the VP of Global Operations, the Global Procurement Director will also be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and overseeing the work of the Procurement Group staff and other stakeholders in a matrix environment. The role will also interface with Corporate and Regional commercial managers responsible for commercial oversight of key operations and engineering contracts.
We are looking for someone with at least 10 years of experience in procurement, preferably in a power generation, heavy industrial environment or manufacturing. A good understanding of the global electricity markets is important. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong track record of major contract negotiations. A high level of knowledge about gas turbines and procurement practice is an advantage. Working knowledge of EAM, CMMS or ERP systems is preferred. A BS in business or engineering is preferred. CPM certification is a plus.
The role will be based in the corporate office but will require travel for negotiations, supplier evaluation and site visits. It is expected that this role will require 50% travel; however, this will be adjusted based on the needs of the business. Send resume to Kathleen Porter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$80,000 - $120,000
Grand Rapids, MI
Experience: Must come out of a
Consumer Packaged Goods environment, medical is a plus but not absolutely
necessary. Must have strategic sourcing
experience - supplier/vendor management etc..... not just "buying"
including sourcing experience in Asia.
SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering,
Business Administration, Purchasing, Engineering, Management. Minimum ten years' experience in global
purchasing, sourcing, contract management, developing supply chains, and
supply side of new product development/commercialization is required for this
position. Supplier management,
preferably in consumer products. Previous experience in a manufacturing
environment. Direct knowledge of
integrated ERP systems, lean mfg concepts, and world class supply chain
practices. Asia sourcing experience
with Latin American sourcing experience secondary. Must understand and be able to work with
suppliers to identify Quality Lean Manufacturing Operations and their
presence or absence at supplier facilities.
Must be willing and able to travel internationally - International
Travel will occur 6 -8 times annually.
Must have experience finding new suppliers and negotiating
contracts. Training and/or fundamental
understanding of quality control, statistical processes Ability to work independently and in
a team setting. Ability to work with
minimal supervision . Ability to work under time pressure. Ability to work on several tasks at the
same time. Exposure to a wide variety
of manufacturing categories
$55000 - $70000
Atlanta North, GA
strong growth $9B "Blue Chip" US and
Global technology and product manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Sr.
Buyer at their corporate headquarters for company-wide purchasing of direct
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