Procurement Capex Projects Manager

Job Post Index 22F9FE-Sy##
Location Plainsboro, NJ
Description: Description
  • Support and execute procurement strategies and sourcing activities for CAPEX projects.
  • Projects consisting of construction of new facilities, expansion and/or upgrade of existing facilities, and process and utility equipment purchase.
  • Act as an integrated Business Partners, foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders in order to implement project aligned strategies.
  • Provide deep understanding of the categories market expertise and monitoring of competitive factors.
  • Act as the “owner” of unit prices and cost structures
  • Develop and implement best in class procurement and drive end to end execution strategy for the assigned categories according to the TCO approach while ensuring quality, availability and competitiveness for all sourced components and services
  • Align your strategic approach through your business acumen to the overall company strategy while considering all factors which might influence your categories (economics, alternative technologies, competitors, digitalization, cost drivers etc.)
  • Ensure the deployment and alignment of the sourcing strategy across the organization.
  • Drive cost efficiency and performance improvement projects to achieve outstanding results
  • Create and maintain Partnerships with your suppliers by challenging and supporting them in order to optimize and develop supplier relationship and ensure Best in Class sourcing practices (Supplier Relationship Management programs)
  • Ensure that strategies reduce risk exposure (operational disruptions, service quality, reputation, etc)
  • Be active part of project teams to identify, understand, and fulfill the needs
  • Work collaboratively, with PM’s, to develop a Procurement Sourcing Plan (PSP).
  • Develop in-depth strategies, for end to end project ownership.
  • Including sourcing, RFx process, bid process and analysis.
  • Contract negotiations, partnering with legal
Skills: Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Business, Supply Chain Management major and/or Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering
  • At least 8 -10 years of experience in including proven experiences in CAPEX/Operation spend is a must
  • Experience in Engineering, Construction and Equipment Procurement and executing Large- Medium Projects
  • Excellent know-how in Capex Procurement (market expertise in categories mentioned, development of TCO-models, sourcing-negotiation and contracting strategies, Supplier Relationship Management)
  • Knowledge of the procurement process
  • Ability to drive networking and to develop strong relationships with suppliers as well as internal customers (Operations, engineering, legal, finance mainly)
  • Ability to interact and bring leadership at all levels in the organization
  • Ability to delegate to and coach peers and partners in order to drive most relevant execution of end to end portfolio management
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with ability to influence others and effectively operate in a cross-functional team and multicultural environment.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, able to think and operate strategically.
  • Financial acumen, aware of the impact of decisions on business performance and profitability
  • Self-starter.
  • Experience in flavors, fragrances and ingredients, food, pharma, and others similar industries are preferable
  • Energy and other categories of Indirect Spend being a strong plus
  • Technical skills in computing and using software at advanced level for Excel and SAP including ARIBA, or other procurement and ERP systems
  • Fluent in English is required, with Spanish preferred.

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