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Ricca Chemical Company

Arlington , TX
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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Ricca Chemical Company
Arlington, TX Full-time
Posted on June 24, 2018

Strategic Sourcing Manager will negotiate with vendors for the purchase of all materials, supplies, equipment and services used by the company.

Essential Functions

  • Negotiates with vendors on goods and services, price, quality and service
  • Establishes purchasing policies and ensures compliance for 3 manufacturing locations
  • Continually examines vendor performance and develops new supply sources
  • Examines bids and makes awards.
  • Issues blanket POs as necessary to ensure product is available at all times.
  • Review purchase price variances, raw material outages, and department metrics
  • Manages purchase requires for approval and account numbers, and authority levels
  • Approves invoices for payment
  • Utilizes accounting reports such as P&L to develop control charts
  • Experience with chemical industry ERP system; Chempax
  • Works closely with receiving department to ensure proper supplies arrived
  • Traces delinquent arrivals from purchase orders.
  • Follows environmental and safety regulations (U.S. Laws)
  • Complies with safety and corporate guidelines on business ethics.
  • Complies with GMP Practices and Requirements
  • Manage all raw material purchases for 3 manufacturing facilities
  • Responsible for a total spend -$4M
  • Responsible for selection of inventoried and non-inventoried suppliers
  • Negotiate pricing and payment terms with raw material and service suppliers
  • Perform supplier audits on a rotating basis to ensure ISO compliance
  • Certified to ISO 9001 Standards for audit purposes
  • Familiar with root cause analysis procedures/processes/techniques
  • Experience performing supplier risk assessment and supplier site audits
  • Perform RFQs, to ensure the best combination of price, quality, and availability for both raw materials and packaging related components
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related area
  • MBA preferred
  • 6 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing or science related industry
  • 2-4 years of quality experience in a manufacturing or science related industry
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

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