Houston, TX 77002 US
The Procurement Manager will manage 3 people directly. Qualified candidates will have a background in sourcing, category management, direct people leadership, and services procurement.
- Develop and implement procurement strategies for indirect services, aligning with company objectives and cost-saving initiatives.
- Lead a team of procurement professionals, providing guidance, mentorship, and performance feedback.
- Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiate contracts, and manage supplier relationships to ensure cost-effectiveness and reliability of supply.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams such as Finance, Operations, and Engineering to understand their procurement needs and develop sourcing plans.
- Monitor market trends, supplier performance, and industry best practices to make informed decisions and maintain a competitive advantage.
- Conduct regular supplier performance evaluations, implement corrective actions, and foster long-term relationships with key suppliers.
- Drive continuous improvement in procurement processes, including the implementation of procurement technologies and tools.
- Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and report on procurement performance against established targets.
- Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, regulations, and ethical standards in procurement activities.
- A bachelor's degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance or related field
- Minimum of 10 years of relevant procurement experience
- Proven experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, and supplier relationship management.
- Demonstrated experience with procuring services (examples: capital projects, maintenance, or turnarounds)
- Demonstrated experience managing and leading a team
- Ability to analyze market trends and forecast for purchasing decisions
- SAP experience highly desirable
- Experience in chemical, petrochemicals, refining, manufacturing, or similar industries
Meet The Recruiter
Molly Gutierrez, CPC
Direct Hire Recruiting Manager
My recruiting specialty starts from the top down, allowing me to work with everyone from C-level Executives to Entry Level graduates within the Accounting, Finance, and Supply Chain arenas.
I’ve been with Burnett Specialists since 2012, and I love finding the right fit for both my clients and candidates!