Site Sourcing Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2018 9:01 AM)
Las Colinas




Do you want to be a part of a cooperative, inclusive, and high -performance environment?

Well today is your lucky day because Celanese may be the company you are looking for. Let us explain what Celanese is all about and how our system works. Celanese Corporation is a Fortune 400 company. Our headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas. With nearly 7100 employees located throughout our 31 global facilities, we are an industry leader in using advanced technology to produce materials included in products vital to everyday use such as automotive, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and paints. Our company takes pride in maintaining management of high financial, social, safety and environmental responsibility in everything it does. We are recognized by Glassdoor for treatment of our employees and global customers, and offer our employees outstanding benefits, including a 401K designed to ensure long term financial security. Our company focuses on the cooperation of its employees, provides competitive salary, and emphasizes giving back to the community. For more information about Celanese and our products please visit


Purpose and Summary of position:

  • Able to develop excellent knowledge of the Regional and Global MARKETS and the INDUSTRY related to their categories, incumbents and competitors.
  • Establish a collaborative relationship with SUPPLIERS that foster innovation in their categories, that provide equipment, materials, services which are needed for the business continuity. Able to establish a good and collaborative relationship with SUPPLIERS that provide the critical equipment, materials and services related to their commodities which are key for the business and sites.
  • Design and execution of cost savings projects at a corporate and site level.
  • Establish a network with internal customers in the sites, with Procurement colleagues,key regional and global roles in Reliability CoE, Plant Engineers, Legal, Finance and EHS to develop and implement Procurement strategies
  • Great Negotiator, able to bring others together, able to reconcile differences.
  • Management of a group of 7-9 employees
  • Work on people's development plans and engagement.
  • Ability to resolve potential plant shut down emergencies and planned turnarounds
  • Establish good relationship with site management to be able to resolve any potential issues or conflicts with suppliers and contractors as one team in favor of the company.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • MRO experience (preferred in plant)

  • Experience managing groups including remotely

  • Strong Negotiation skills

  • Experience in procuring equipment/services/instrumentation  Strong communications skills

  • Basic understanding of Celanese contract procedures and requirements

  • Self directed

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Team's supervision
  • Management a grup of professionals
  • MRO / Indirect procurement experience
  • Cost savings projects 
  • Procuring Plant equipment
  • Procuring Electrical and instrumentation
  • Working Knowledge of SAP Procurement Systems
  • Experience working with Legal and Finance team on Regional and Global contracts
  • Experience in Management and implementation of new initiatives
  • Experience in working with plant personnel
  • Knowledge of 7 step sourcing process
  • English, for negotaition level and writting. 
  • Preferable Spanish 

Required Years Experience:

  • 7 to 10 yrs Procurement / Commodity Management experience in MRO or chemical company. -Supervision of employees.
  • Travel required, Avg 40%

Requird Education:

  • Bachelor degree


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