Procurement Manager

Spartanburg, SC 29306

Posted: 09/27/2018 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JMM9.27.1 Pay Rate: Base is $110 to $130k + Bonus & Full Relo.

Job Summary

Reporting to the NA Director with one direct report, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for a $50M spend of chemicals such as polymers and monomers.  The ideal candidate will have a BA/BS, preferred in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry; 5+ years of experience sourcing chemicals; proven experience negotiating contracts and building relationships with vendors; understanding of market analysis and trends.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and document strategic procurement strategies.
  • Negotiate all aspects of supply contracts to drive value.
  • Coordinate and assist in the development of monthly and annual price forecasts.
  • Makes sound decisions utilizing data analytics for optimization and efficiency.
  • Work with cross functional teams to determine needs and discuss/relay price fluctuations of raw materials.
  • Become an expert of the market dynamics of assigned raw materials.
  • Strong relationship building both internal and external.
  • Travel 25%

Education/Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • Management experience
  • Knowledge of current technologies related to market analysis, supply chain optimization, and procurement.
  • Strongly Preferred: Procurement experience in a manufacturing environment

***Due to the high volume of applicants, only those meeting the requirements will be contacted***

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Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With over 40 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs. 

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