Procurement Analyst

In partnership with our client, a global leader in metals manufacturing, we are seeking an experienced Procurement Analyst to support our client’s Mobile, AL advanced steel finishing facility. This is a direct hire opportunity.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The selected candidate will be responsible for efficient procurement and management of the raw materials procurement activities to achieve business goals. This position works with the Finance, Commercial, and Planning departments to bring in the right material to support our customer needs while reducing our cost. On-time delivery, compliance, total cost of ownership, and inventory management are key performance indicators for raw materials procurement.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Develop suppliers and supply chain for Electric Arc Furnace (HBI/DRI, Pig Iron, scrap, alloys, lime, carbon, etc.)
  • Create presentations about raw material supply plans and present them to executive management
  • Negotiate supply contracts and execute spot purchases
  • Negotiate detailed purchase contracts with affiliated and 3rd party suppliers
  • Work with Commercial, Planning, and Slab Procurement to develop supply plans
  • Track and report raw material inventory and position to plan
  • Ensure consistent supply to maximize customer satisfaction while minimizing cost
  • Plan, manages, and coordinate all activities related to the procurement of necessary materials
  • Determine purchase requirement based on inventory and demand
  • Calculate and maintain price for delivered materials
  • Ensure supplier compliance against the contracts
  • Develop procurement improvement project activities with other departments

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Industrial/Manufacturing/Metallurgical Engineering, or related field; Or equivalent experience
  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ Electric Arc Furnace raw materials procurement experience
  • Solid understanding of inventory management principles
  • SAP/MES system experience preferred
  • Ferrous Scrap market experience in the Southeastern US preferred
  • Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to competently handle a fast-paced environment, with strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently

 

Client provides industry leading compensation package including relocation, annual bonus, PTO, holidays, etc. Equal Opportunity Employer.