Ecolab Company has an opening for a Sr. Procurement Representative in our Global Procurement Team located in St. Paul. If you are a passionate professional that is seeking opportunity, advancement, and a rewarding career we invite you to apply.
Job Overview:The Sr. Procurement Representative provides category support to the packaging procurement team. Sr. Procurement Reps typically report to a Procurement Manager or Sr. Procurement Manager. Job Overview:
The strong performer can expect further career advancement with Ecolab and will have the opportunity to move into other procurement and supply chain leadership roles within the organization. This is an exciting opportunity to advance your career with a stable growing company!Main Responsibilities: Main Responsibilities: Applies Total Delivered Cost (TDC) sourcing process tools and skills to execute sourcing initiatives for the regional category team. Coordinates and manages process for TDC workshops, RFPs, and associated sup-plier feedback packs Identifies, develops, and implements sourcing strategies and savings projects. To include pipeline development, project execution, and financial validation. Engages supplier organization and internal stakeholders to achieve project milestones and action plans Assembles contracts and implements supply positions to ensure security of supply and achievement of procurement goals. Works closely with legal counsel and suppliers to negotiate final terms & conditions. Evaluates and communicates contract coverage across top materials and suppliers Works with the business to address questions & needs surrounding suppliers, markets, materials, and services Evaluates service levels and engages supplier contacts and internal stakeholders in development and execution of process improvement plans Investigates, develops and drives actions to remedy supply disruptions and constraints. Effectively communicates updates to internal stakeholders Learns how to find and develop alternate suppliers. Engages appropriate resources (quality, supply chain, RDE) to qualify and approve potential new suppliers Identifies, sells, and implements procurement systems and process improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness Leads the procurement work stream in new product introduction, approval, and setups; assists in the integration of acquired companies as required Manages processes critical to the efficient functioning of the procure-to-pay process Ensure assigned spend is fully documented, categorized and reproducible in the procurement system(s) Leads procurement engagement in quality problem resolution. Identifies, evaluates, recommends and implements quality improvements along with corrective actions Works with supply planning, plant network, or other appropriate functions to develop forecasts. Actively participates in the S&OP process Conducts training of procurement representative responsibilities and processes Basic Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or related field 3-5 years of work experience Immigration Sponsorship is not offered for this role Demonstrated history of leadership Demonstrated skills in clear communication and good presentation skills Demonstrated competitive drive and strong orientation for results and achievement Demonstrated professionalism and strong presence in interactions with others Demonstrated teamwork and project management skills Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills Plans to start, or progress toward an advanced degree in business, finance or a related area