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Type: Permanent

Experience: Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Category: Purchasing

Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical

Company: Omega Point Partners

Reference ID: XUug4D

Date Posted: 09/23/2022

Shortcut: http://jobs.mrinetwork.com/q6v1Nc


We have a hot opportunity for a Procurement Specialist / Buyer to join a client that is a world leader in carbon and graphite materials at their refinery operations. This key position will be improving the quality of the end product and improving the processes.  You will perform purchasing activities of the site optimizing the value of cost, quality, and delivery. Perform strategic sourcing for spend categories and commodities as per corporate policy. Implement and enforce policies, issue purchase orders, reduce costs and maintain supplier relationships

 

So think sunshine, white sandy beaches, low cost of living, and great saltwater fishing, as the position is located on the beautiful gulf coast in TX! This excellent position offers a competitive compensation plan and complete benefits package including, medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a defined contribution plan, a 401(k) plan with company matching.  Relocation support is provided to Port Lavaca on the Texas Gulf Coast. Don't hesitate if this sounds good to you, 'cause if you snooze, you lose! 

Duties

  • Negotiate prices or terms of sales of agreements and set up credit terms that reduce the overall spend.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost reduction and service level improvements with vendors.
  • Develop (RFQ) for all contractor-based service work.
  • Gathers quotations, examines bids, negotiates contracts, and makes awards.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and segregation of duties.
  • Makes buying decisions.
  • Executes sourcing programs and enforces compliance within global procurement policies.
  • ABP preparation and support information to the financial team (regarding raw material, contractual and service spend).
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, and inventories.
  • Plan, schedule and monitor the movement of materials through the production cycle as directed.
  • Analyzes extended payment terms with suppliers versus discounts or rebates.
  • Interfaces with supplier and customers to secure both delivery and best market price.
  • Conducts quarterly supplier reviews.
  • Supports Continuous Improvement projects within areas of responsibility.

 

Qualifications

  • Four-year college business degree
  • 3+ years purchasing experience
  • Experience with compliance of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Can demonstrate strong Analytical Skills – Data-Based and Variance-Based Thinking
  • Possess strong skills in Excel, Word, and a major ERP system experience required.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001 compliance, procurement work processes, Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, & legal contracts
  • Strong analytical skills and track record in achieving targeted goals timely and independently
  • Can manage conflict, change, and multiple projects at one time
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Strong computer skills in Maximo, Access, and Crystal reporting experience a plus
  • Cost accounting, MRP, logistics, or contracts experience would be highly valued.
  • Advanced education is a plus.
  • Professional trainings/certifications are a plus

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