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Procurement Operations Manager in Bloomsburg, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

This opening is in our Kawneer Bloomsburg, business located in Bloomsburg, PA.  We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East
The primary responsibility of the Procurement Operations Manager is to achieve the best total cost position for all external spend of the respective Business Unit (BU) plant including, the lowest sourcing risks, best supplier performances and ensuring highest efficiency and effectiveness of the BU Plant Procurement team.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The BU Plant Procurement lead develops and leads the BU Plant Procurement team;
  • This role ensures the optimal collaboration of BU Plant Procurement with BU Procurement Engineering as well as with Global Category Management and Regional Procurement to achieve best procurement results;
  • This role is directly responsible the BU Plant Procurement targets;
  • Responsible for the relevant Plant Procurement Operations function;
  • Leads BU Strategic Buyers;
  • Works in close conjunction and alignment with BU Procurement Engineers;
  • Shares savings targets with Category Management, Procurement Engineering, on Plant-specific spends;
  • Monitors and controls BU plant procurement target achievement and initiates counter measures if necessary;
  • Communicates supplier issues to BU Procurement Operations Director and Category Management;
  • Participate in supplier meetings jointly with Category Lead if relevant for the Plant. 
Major Activities and Goals:
  • Financial: all BU plant external spend, BU procurement targets; 
  • Organizational: BU Plant Procurement organization, headcount;
  • Performance areas: Cost Savings (SRT), Supplier performance, identifying alternatives for material & service specifications (demand management), procurement organizational efficiency. Additional Targets for Working Capital Days Improvement, Budget, ASAT, and others will be provided.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Procurement, Finance, or Supply Chain in a manufacturing Environment;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Supervisory/Management role;
  • 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:
  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or Finance from an accredited institution.


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