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Purchasing Manager

Company: Johnson Service Group
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is currently looking for a Purchasing Manager with Capital Projects experience. This is a contract opportunity with a world leading organization located in Wilmington DE. Description Procurement professional experienced in developing and executing global equipment and services category strategies and individual project procurement plans in support of capital projects and Operations. Leads collaboration with project teams, technical disciplines, and functional leaders to create sourcing strategies in alignment with business objectives. Pursues, qualifies, and onboards key suppliers who meet company requirements. Leads teams through supplier selection, contract development and supplier negotiations. Oversees procurement activity executed by the outsourced Capital Procurement team to ensure alignment with project objectives and compliance with corporate strategies. Drives procurement category cost structure transformation, continuous improvement and other key objectives through Procurement best practices, such as Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). The position requires strong client engagement to understand stakeholder requirements. Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple capital procurement categories in support of global businesses.
  • Liaison to outsourced Capital Procurement team: establish metrics, ensure team is meeting objectives, troubleshoot and help with supplier issues & negotiations when needed.
  • Demonstrate leadership in client engagement and partnerships with internal stakeholder communities to understand requirements and collaborate on solutions.
  • Lead supplier relationship management initiatives to drive delivery of best in class performance and innovative products and services.
  • Drive the use of traditional and advanced category strategies and sourcing tools to optimize the procurement process and add value.
  • Negotiate and deliver savings to meet business requirements and procurement organization objectives.
  • Understand the business capital forecast, project objectives, and translation to effective procurement strategies.
  • Engage in dispute resolution and continuous improvement processes. Lead negotiations with suppliers when required.
  • Manage communications with suppliers and serve as a key point of contact for Businesses, Engineering and Operations on contractual matters. Skills, Knowledge and Ability:
    • Strong understanding of the capital project process and capital procurement best practices, policies and procedures.
    • Requires strong client engagement to understand stakeholder requirements.
    • Proven skills in influence management at all levels outside the line organization.
    • Demonstrated adherence to all Core Values. Qualifications:
      • Bachelor???s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or related curriculum (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred).
      • Capital project experience is preferred.
      • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt is preferred.
      • Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power-point). Advanced excel skills preferred.
      • Excellent verbal and writing skills.
      • Strong negotiation, organization and management abilities.
      • Ability to effectively interact with and influence people at all levels and varied cultures.
      • Detail oriented, data driven, demonstrated analytical capabilities. Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies. Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Johnson Service Group, Wilmington , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Wilmington, Delaware

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