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Location: 

Atlanta Main, US

Title:  Sourcing Manager Commodity Chemicals

Sourcing Manager - Commodity Chemicals

 

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world.  We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality and better process and resource efficiency. We offer a results-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future.  If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence, and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you.

 

We are looking for a Sourcing Manager to develop, optimize and implement sourcing strategies for regional Commodity categories that minimizes the total cost of ownership as well as commercial risk for resale and raw materials.  This role is also responsible for contract negotiations, supplier performance management, and will work cross functionally with other groups within Kemira for driving down Kemira’s variable costs and assuring cost-competitive sustainable supply to our customers and plants.

 

What we offer: 

  • Great opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Increasing your abilities and skills in various areas
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Great multicultural and positive working environment

 

What you need: 

  • Four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Chemistry, Engineering or other science related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in direct material sourcing, commercial, or technical areas
  • Leadership skills to effectively manage raw material commodity sourcing categories and cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record in delivering year over year cost savings
  • Proven ability to drive change throughout an organization
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to get buy-in and commitment from internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and execute sourcing strategies
  • Ability to develop actionable recommendations and implementation plans
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to understand and define the most critical issues and develop methodologies for collecting and analyzing relevant data
  • Strong process and project management experience

 

Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira

 

Please apply with CV, cover letter, and salary expectation no later than June 21, 2021

Kemira is an equal opportunity employer