Procurement Operations Manager in Visalia, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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Job Description

SUMMARY: Responsible for the purchasing of Direct Materials and Indirect Products & Services. Provide effective contract negotiation and administration. Manage cost reduction activities and sourcing projects. Interact with the location departments (Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Maintenance, IT, Finance), other Kawneer sites (US, Canada), the Division Procurement Director and the Corporation Global sourcing team.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES included but not limited to the following.
•         Be responsible for the total site cost of Direct Materials, Indirect Products and Services in collaboration with Category Management in the case of leveraged categories.
•         Minimize commercial risk through the implementation of robust commercial and contractual agreements to ensure optimal supplier performance.
•         Assuring compliance with all regulatory and internal company policies and procedures.
•         Add value into the supply chain and to ensure that Arconic obtains the benefits from benchmark service levels from suppliers.
•         Maximize commercial advantage for Arconic via the deployment of effective sourcing strategies for the location
•         Interact with other functions within the location including Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Maintenance, IT, Finance, to understand their needs and objectives.
•         Interact with other KNA sites to leverage categories.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•         Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution 
•         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in purchasing or related field
•         Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•         Experience in buying, knowledge of procurement practices and processes
•         Broad knowledge of needs definition: Understanding of business needs, Understanding of supply market, Ability to identify opportunities
•         Strong communication skills
•         Change management
•         Team player as well as leadership skills
•         Ability to prioritize and set priorities
•         Disciplined
 

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