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Purchasing Prof Senior

Procurement Professional

About the job

RHI Magnesita is seeking a dynamic Procurement Professional in York, PA. Our Procurement Professional, manages, negotiates, creates contracts and coordinates the purchase of all other goods and services (that does not include raw materials and resale products). These goods and services include but are not limited to Packaging, MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operating Supplies), Capital Expenditures and Third-Party Services in the USA and Canada. This person's ability to effectively collaborate with multiple facets is vital to the alignment of the overall organization.

The Procurement Professional's tasks will include:

  • Securing supplies used in the production and services sites of RHI Magnesita, such as Energy. Packaging, MRO, Services, Investments, etc.
  • Coordinating with the Logistic group, negotiating and organize transport of those goods and services to obtain the best valve for the company in terms of total cost of ownership
  • Developing, Marinating, and analyzing the ERP (SAP) system
  • Continually evaluating supplier performance for example delivery performance, monitoring quality of goods or services, service level, etc. to add value to the procurement process
  • Responsible for cost saving initiatives
  • Open to integrate advance purchasing technology platforms into daily procurement environment
  • Obtaining samples from the suppliers, negotiating prices, and overseeing the entire process
  • Monitor market / supply base for potential bases for availability and cost and assess risk
  • This position will research and negotiate the lowest total cost of ownership for RHI Magnesita requirements by establishing strategic partnerships with trustable suppliers
  • Ability to analyze, identify and implement improvement opportunities that have a measurable dollar impact each year by applying best practices, promoting benchmarking, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, inventory control, purchasing, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving
  • Constant research and evaluate potential suppliers as alternative sources of supply
  • Request quotes and analyze prices for maximum ROI
  • Estimate and establish cost parameters and budgets for purchases
  • Negotiate appropriate contracts for pricing and supply to align with the company while respecting local and regional regulations
  • 15-25 % travel

About you

Do you have:

  • BS degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration or related areas required or equivalent 5 years of experience in procurement and strategic sourcing
  • SAP experience preferred
  • CPM, CPSM or other related Procurement Certification is a plus
  • Strong background in creating and negotiating contracts
  • Advance skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database creation/Management, ERP systems
  • Experience or knowledge in one or more of the areas; heavy industry, mining, energy, transportation / logistics
  • Strong leadership skills and background
  • Able to assess accuracy, validity, and reliability of information
  • This position requires that the person be a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently or as part of a group
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of purchasing processes, policy, and systems

What we bring to the table

As a much-valued employer:

  • We offer you a varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • We give you the opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology
  • Amazing benefits! Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, +

About RHI Magnesita

RHI Magnesita is the result of the combination of RHI and Magnesita to form the global leading supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 14,000 employees across more than 40 countries and 3.1 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. Do you want to know more? Check out www.rhimagnesita.co

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster