Procurement Representatives

Ecolab

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Ecolab is looking for ambitious Procurement Representatives for future opportunities in our Global Procurement Team located in Naperville.  If you are a passionate professional that is seeking opportunity, advancement, and a rewarding career we invite you to apply. 
 
Job Overview:
The Procurement Representative provides category support to one of the major spend categories. Procurement Reps may also work in a specialty area such as CSP or in one of the manufacturing facilities. This position typically reports to a Procurement Manager or Sr. Procurement Manager.
 
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:

  • Learns and applies Total Delivered Cost (TDC) sourcing process tools and skills to execute sourcing initiatives
  • Identifies, develops and implements savings projects and reporting 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 plan
  • Investigates, develops and drives actions to remedy supply disruptions and constraints. Effectively communicates updates to internal stakeholders
  • Leads, manages, and communicates status of alternate supplier approval projects. Collaborates across RDE, supply chain, quality, regulatory to ensure project milestones and action plans are met
  • Implements procurement systems and process improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness
  • Leads the procurement engagement 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 work stream 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, Learns S&OP process

Basic Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or related field
  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Immigration Sponsorship is not offered for this role

 Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 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
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