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COE Procurement_Sourcing Specialist_Polymers, Pigments & Mineral Additives (BB-55D59)

Found in: Neuvoo IN


Category Areas: Polymers, Pigments & Mineral Additives

Years of Experience: 5 - 10

Job Description:

Main Job accountabilities

Must Have

  • Works closely with leadership to develop and implement sourcing strategies and commodity management for direct materials and chemicals used in the production of chemicals, polymers and polymer compounds.
    • Direct materials, polymers/resins (i.e. nylon, polystyrene, ABS, polycarbonate, polypropylene, polyetheylne, rubber, pigments, polymer additives Support and lead strategic sourcing for assigned category portfolios
    • Monitoring global price trends, negotiating spot prices, coordinating material approvals with R&D and manufacturing, updating material master data, supplier communications, coordinating RFQs (in Ariba), addressing supply shortages, value calculations and reporting

Good to have

  • Develop and maintain supplier profiles
  • Hands on experience on Spend analysis
  • Implementation on trend chard for category
  • Drive Strategic initiative for category Structure
  • Develop and implement cost reduction opportunities and value creation
  • Negotiate commercial terms (price, quantities, terms & conditions)
  • Make recommendations for supplier selection through RFP & evaluation process
  • Create and maintain Outline Agreements in SAP system
  • Evaluate alternative sources and develop suppliers
  • Obtain or support the completion or contract documents
  • Obtain necessary regulatory and other compliance documents
  • Coordinate with site raw material planner to provide periodic demand forecasts
  • Provide analysis & strategy for competitive procurement, research, sourcing, risk mitigation, and contract management

Required knowledge, competencies, skills & experience

  • Post Graduate / Graduate in Engineering (Chemical, Production, Industrial, Mechanical), Business Administration, International Trade or Supply Chain
  • Global related-industry experience at least 5 to 10 years relevant experience
  • Experience in operations, supplier relationship management, RFQ/RFP, negotiations
  • Preferred - proficient in SAP and ARIBA
  • Knowledge about country specific contracting laws
  • Result-oriented, willing to challenge the status quo
  • Strong organization, planning and project management skills
  • Global teamwork and cross-functional collaboration
  • Advanced analytical skills and use of MS Excel
  • Familiar with Excel formulas, pivot tables and charts to support complex spend analysis, cost modeling, value calculations, and price tracking
  • Chemical and polyolefin industry background is preferred, but not a requirement.

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