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Global Procurement Director

Company: Ecolab Deutschland GmbH
Location: King Of Prussia
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Purolite, an Ecolab company, has an exciting opportunity for a Global Procurement Director. Purolite is the worldwide leader in resin-based separation, purification and extraction technology. We value diversity at Purolite and know that our employees are our most important asset - great employees got us where we are today.In joining the Purolite and Ecolab organization, you will have the opportunity to make an impact and advance with a stable, growing and global organization committed to sustainability.This position reports to the Global Operations Vice President in US and will be based in King of Prussia, PA.What You Will Do:

  • Lead the Global Purolite procurement team in ensuring accurate buying cost, building and maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers and ensuring contracts are in place to protect Purolite business operations and engagements
  • Responsible for total deliveredcost (TDC), security of supply, accelerated supplier innovation and procurement processimprovements across the organization
  • Lead and develop strategic supplier relationships at the executivelevel
    • Maintain awareness of global macro-economic factors thatdirectly impact the company's procurement costs including global raw material costs,labor cost, transportation cost and foreign exchange. Develop alternatesourcing strategies as these factors begin to negatively impactpurchasing operations.
      • Partner with internal planning function to build a resilient strategy to eliminate single and sole sources
      • Coordinate optimal inventory levels to achieve highest level of service while controlling costs
      • Provide commercial teams with solutions and support necessary to meet customer needs
      • Coach, mentor and develop team of direct reports to improve skills, execution and results
      • Work within confidential environment as it relates to company policies, production procedures and technical specificationsMinimum Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree
        • Minimum 10 years of procurement and/or commercial experience,
        • Prior chemical industry experience
        • Prior experience building, developing and leading a team of direct reports
        • Immigration sponsorship is not available for this positionPreferred Qualifications:
          • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and/or MBA
          • Prior indirect procurement and/or buying experience
          • Ability to develop and foster a collaborative team, with an emphasis on promoting and maintaining engagement of associates
          • Ability to communicate effectively, drive for results
          • A history of leading teams through successful integrations
          • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)#li-uscfBenefitsEcolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. to see our benefits.If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at Vaccine NoticeDue to local mandates and customer requirements, applicants for certain customer-facing positions must be fully vaccinated (which in some situations requires a booster if eligible), unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab. You will be asked for proof of your vaccination status.All applicants should be aware that Ecolab is a federal contractor. If the federal contractor vaccine mandate is reinstated in its current form, all Ecolab employees will need to be vaccinated, or have an approved religious or medical accommodation in place.Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Ecolabwill provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) withourapplication process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and requireaccommodationassistance in this applicationprocess,pleasecall Ecolab Recruiting Supportat(866) 841-6682forassistance.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionAt Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab Deutschland GmbH, Philadelphia , Global Procurement Director, Executive , King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania

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