Site Sourcing Leader

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/20/2018 2:39 PM)




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Purpose and Summary of position:

  • Research sources, quote, negotiate, and source materials and services required for a chemical manufacturing facility.  Responsible for both maintenance and capital project procurement.
  • Develop and implement local site procurement strategy and coordinate execution of corporate procurement strategy. 
  • Add to bottom line of company by developing and executing cost reduction strategy.
  • Lead procurement effort to support turn around and emergencies, occasionally after hours.
  • Ensure that all plant purchases comply with Celanese Procurement Policy and BCP. 
  • Work with legal and suppliers to agree to legal terms that are favorable to Celanese.



Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Experience in supplier selection, price negotiation, and implementation of contracts
  • Demonstrated history of cost reduction
  • Basic computer skills (Office, SAP)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Conflict/Dispute Resolution
  • Problem solving, peer relationships, drive for results
  • Understanding of MRP, Goods Receipt, Invoicing
  • Manage supplier and internal relationships

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Experience in manufacturing facility
  • Experience in petro-chemical industry
  • Experience in MRO
  • Understanding of costs and budgets
  • Experience negotiating legal terms
  • Understanding of project management
  • Experience with capital projects over $5 million
  • Experience with construction contracts
  • Experience with contract negotiation
  • Experience in SAP procurement modules 

Required Years of Experience:

  • 2-5 Years Experience in Procurement.          
  • Travel required, Avg 10%

Required Education:

  • Bachelor degree



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