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Strategic Site Procurement Leader

Company: Chemours
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you tojoin our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Strategic Site Procurement Leader to join our Americas Indirect Procurement Team!

This position will be a highly visible, key role within the Company and will be the face of procurement for site-managed Indirect Procurement activities at one or more Operating Sites. The successful candidate will ensure that procurement strategies and programs meet the productivity requirements and needs of the businesses. This role participates in the strategic planning of Procurement programs and manages important supplier relationships. Responsibilities include implementing effective strategies, systems, processes, and tools for linkage across the company to enable simplification, standardization, leverage, and compliance.

The Capabilities for Success in this role include the following:

  • Business acumen - creating, positioning, and negotiating commercial arrangements to deliver competitive advantage.
  • Project Management experience with strong data analytics experience to provide data-driven procurement solutions.
  • Strategic leadership skills in developing and nurturing strong working ties with site leadership and operations teams.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience managing and negotiating contracts to meet business needs and objectives.
  • Work closely with Chemours plant sites to resolve supply issues and implement procurement strategies.
  • Conduct spend analytics to achieve optimal TCO, review market intelligence, and evaluate benchmarks and best practices to drive continuous improvement across the supplier base.
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Negotiate contracts and purchase order terms and conditions with the inclusion of Legal, Risk Management, Business leadership, and Finance, as required.
  • Good analytical and quantitative skills

    The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Develop and execute Procurement strategies in support of business strategies.
    • Enable the development and execution of category strategy in alignment with business strategy.
    • Develop and maintain effective supplier partnerships.
    • Manage and improve total cost for Indirect materials.
    • Provide and leverage market and competitive intelligence with other Indirect functions.
    • Proactively develop and implement effective risk mitigation strategies for key materials.
    • Collaborate with Procurement Team peers on Procurement strategy, global category strategy, and supplier strategies.
    • Strategic thought partner for Procurement and Business leadership alike
    • Manage all procurement activities on individual spending> $50K and annual spending> $250K.
    • Authoring Contracts with Firm KPIs that enhance Compliance.
    • Enables a Strategic process to leverage key suppliers across sites.
    • Lead supplier risk evaluations to develop risk mitigation plans for key and single-sourced items.

      The following is required for this role:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
      • Minimum 5+ years' professional experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Sales, Business, or Operations
      • Experience developing, socializing, and executing Strategies with clear goals and priorities.
      • Proven negotiating and contract authoring experience.
      • Demonstrated Strategic business and financial acumen.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Explorer) and PowerBI.

        The following is preferred for this role:
        • Strong Procurement Leadership background with 8+ years leading Procurement Projects.
        • Wave reporting experience
        • Six Sigma Greenbelt+ Certification(s)


          Competitive Compensation

          Comprehensive Benefits Packages

          401(k) Match

          Employee Stock Purchase Program

          Tuition Reimbursement

          Commuter Benefits

          Learning and Development Opportunities

          Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

          Company-paid Volunteer Days

          We're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work - .

          Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting

          Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

          Chemours is an E-Verify employer

          Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

          Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

          In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we're operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

          Pay Range (in local currency):
          $97,843.00 - $152,880.00

          Chemours Level:

          Annual Bonus Target:

          The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only andnot a guarantee oftotal compensation. Factorsconsidered in extending a compensation offer include (but are notlimitedto) responsibilities of the job,experience, knowledge, skills,and abilities, as wellas internal equity, andalignment with marketdata. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

          At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."

Keywords: Chemours, Victoria , Strategic Site Procurement Leader, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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