Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: $100000 - $110000 per annum
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

POSITION TITLE:  Sourcing Specialist
POSITION TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas industry. Our client, a leading Petrochemical Company, is looking to hire a Sourcing Specialist for a permanent position based in Houston, TX.

  • Be the internal subject matter expert on strategy, negotiations, supplier management and purchasing policies and best practices
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships and communications between the Supply Chain and Operations Team and Purchasing organizations
  • Identify improvement opportunities and work to have them prioritized with internal clients
  • Lead, participate, and facilitate cross-functional project teams and initiatives to analyze and implement solutions for complex and multi-dimensional problems
  • Develop and implement Purchasing strategies for assigned projects and commodities, including leveraging global and regional opportunities through parents where possible
  • Apply knowledge of Purchasing strategies and market dynamics to develop innovative solutions to meet both short-term and long-term supply requirements and resolve pricing/contract issues during negotiations
  • Develop and gain approval of Commodity Acquisition Plans and lead negotiations for all assigned commodities and services
  • Manage assigned commodities and the associated supplier relationships through the development and the maintenance of formal Commodity Strategies and Supplier Relationship Management Plans
  • Provide high level of customer service and work effectively within a team environment at all levels within the company
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain/Logistics or Business
  • 5-8 years of related experience and continued professional development
  • Experience with Data Warehouse and SAP
  • Preferred: experience in the polymers industry
  • Problem solving, organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, mediate and negotiate
  • Strong communication, negotiation and collaboration skills
  • Microsoft Office skills - Excel especially
  • Ability to identify trends in data and describe important findings clearly
  • Experience utilizing railcar tracking software
This is an excellent opportunity to become part one of the world's leading Petrochemical Company, who is driving forward increasingly specialized and innovative solutions. The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package with medical benefits, matching 401K, PTO, life insurance, and more. For further information regarding this role or to discuss other opportunities contact Dharani "Dot" Saiz.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.