• Procurement Operations Team Lead

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/22/2018 3:17 PM)
  • Overview:

    Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.


    Purpose and Summary of position:


    This is a working team lead role, where the person will be responsible for managing a subset of the Procurement Operations Team, along with managing a portion of a buyer role directly. This position will report to the Procurement Operations Senior Team Lead.



    • Lead a team of procurement operational buyers responsible for executing transactions for the MRO and/or Corporate Services groups to ensure the reliable supply of goods and services
    • Manage the flow of day-to-day activities to ensure all areas are covered and work is distributed appropriately
    • Execute weekly KPI reporting and take action on key areas of concern
    • Develop and train personnel to improve performance and job satisfaction
    • Identify and drive continuous improvement opportunities for transactional efficiency
    • Drive internal customer satisfaction


    Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


    • Experience in leading team members with direct reporting line, managing performance and development, ability to motivate and influence others
    • In-depth understanding of Procurement and related supply chain processes
    • Detail oriented
    • Complex problem solving/analytical skills
    • Competencies:
    • Compassion: genuinely cares about people and is concerned about their work and non-work problems
    • Composure: cool under pressure, mature and can be counted on to hold things together during tough times
    • Conflict management: can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise
    • Managerial courage: provides current, direct, complete and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others
    • Developing direct reports: constructs compelling development plans and executes them
    • Build effective team: creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team


    Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:


    • Spanish language skills preferred


    Required Years Experience:


    • 2 years leadership experience


    Required Education:


    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Application Methods:

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