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Procurement Superintendent

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in Toledo, Ohio where you can make a positive impact on others? We have an opportunity for you!

The Procurement Superintendent provides on-site leadership and manages a staff of employees responsible for the routine purchasing of various materials and services for the refinery. The department will write contracts, create purchase orders, coordinate bid activities, negotiate with vendors on an as-needed basis, create/comply with a department budget, adhere to policies and procedures, monitor vendor performance etc. This position is responsible for providing purchasing value to the refinery which includes but is not limited to cost, quality of materials, service performance, and risk control. 

This position also requires day-to-day supervision of the refinery warehouse staff which consists of a Warehouse Supervisor, an Inventory Buyer, and approximately 5 Storekeepers.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Manage the contract writing process for all purchases of materials, ongoing services, and one time projects

  • Manage the relationship between the various refinery departments and the legal department when writing contracts

  • Manage the warehousing and distribution functions for materials, equipment and supplies purchased and stocked for the facility. 

  • Prepare and manage all procurement contracts and other legal documents, which includes negotiation of legal and commercial terms and conditions, obtaining delegation of authority approvals, and ensuring timely execution of contractual documents. 

  • Assist in creating and maintaining various Procurement and Warehouse policies and procedures

  • Identify savings opportunities on all ongoing and one time expenditures.

  • Work with Refinery personnel on bid packages for required materials and services.  Facilitate and negotiate all material bids over $500,000. 

  • Serve as primary contact between refinery and outside material and service providers. 

  • Document and provide diligent follow up on any supplier non-compliances and issue notices of such to all involved parties.

  • Facilitate problem resolution between supplier and business unit on issues such as damaged material, warranty repairs, expediting material to meet schedule, etc.

  • Ensure compliance with all procurement policies and procedures for the purchases of material and services, which includes bidding thresholds, legal approvals, DOA approvals etc.

  • Work with Accounts Payable on vendor invoice issues, closing of Purchase orders, adjusting material groups, adding new vendors, etc.

  • Generate and manage a department budget for Procurement and the Warehouse

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management, Finance, Accounting or related field required

  • 5+ years Procurement experience to include negotiating legal and commercial contract terms required

  • 2+ years Supervisory experience preferred

  • Experience in in a refinery or chemical plant environment preferred

  • Experience in using SAP and Ariba preferred

We are actively hiring next week! If you're interested, please apply or email directly