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Procurement Operations Lead

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Leetonia, OH

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Direct Hire/ Placements

Job Description

  • Develop, implement, and maintain enterprise-wide procurement systems including e-sourcing, purchase orders, invoicing, and procure-to-pay processes across both Direct and Indirect Materials and Services
  • Support new implementations of enterprise ERP systems across the manufacturing footprint to align with procurement process best practices
  • Support the development of new Supplier Lifecycle Management program (process and system) in accordance with industry best practices
  • Manage procurement / supplier data system requirements (integration or bifurcation) with strategic corporate acquisitions and divestitures
  • Implement change management strategies associated with new procurement operations policies and procedures, ensuring stakeholders are trained and adjusted to the new process 
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of P2P process key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Develop and implement comprehensive procurement operations processes to support our category buying strategies.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as production, engineering, and quality assurance teams, to understand their procurement needs within designated categories and ensure timely delivery of materials and supplies.
  • Compliance and Ethics: Ensure procurement activities within designated categories adhere to company policies, ethical standards, and industry regulations, promoting a culture of transparency and integrity.
  • Process and Policy Enhancement: Seek to drive effective procurement processes supported by enterprise policies and procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in procurement and supply chain management within designated categories, proactively identifying opportunities for process improvements and implementing them.

Job Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Experience implementing and/or working with ERP systems - MS Dynamics preferred, or similar (Ariba, Oracle, Coupa, etc…)
  • Sourcing / procurement process (P2P) experience for indirects (Capex, MRO, Facility Services) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with supplier catalogs, punchouts, and other e-Procurement methods for a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple procurement projects within designated categories simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and / or procurement P2P processes.
  • Adaptability to dynamic business environments and changing market conditions.
  • A proactive approach to identifying process improvements and cost-saving opportunities.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • Required experience of 3-5 years within a support role for procurement processes and systems or similar tenure working with ERP, maintenance, and/or quality systems for manufacturing closely connected to purchasing processes
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Environment is that of a typically office space.


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