Country Lead Buyer - Hybrid Role

Houston Permanent USD80,000 - USD115,000
  • Lead projects related to Supplier Development and continuous improvement
  • Opportunities for career growth and personal development

About Our Client

Industrial Manufacturing

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Identify KPIs in sourcing and procurement, collaborating with local and global teams.
  • Develop sourcing and procurement strategies and standards at the global level; analyze data to create metrics; estimate costs.
  • Maintain and train on TCO calculation methodologies to support fact based and cost effective sourcing; define incurred costs versus raw materials, component and auxiliary costs.
  • Attain and analyze global sourcing market information, review competitive buyer behavior, geographical and demographic trends, stable and emerging market.
  • Design local and global systems to collect and distribute procurement and sourcing information.
  • Establish templates for and negotiate supplier contracts/ agreements, locally and globally.
  • Develop and monitor category strategy; lead global initiatives for designated category.
  • Qualify and validate suppliers; audit product quality and supplier performance.
  • Research world-wide technology clusters; support procurement engineering
  • Implement yearly cost reduction goals and quality improvement goals.
  • Acts as the "second in command" to the Procurement Manager

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 5 years procurement experience
  • Advanced industry knowledge, with demonstrated experience in contract development and negotiations
  • Experience in financial analysis for long-term supply contracts and capital projects, including structured financing
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment(Oil & Gas preferred)
  • Language skills: Fluent in English. Additional languages are an asset.
  • Advanced industry knowledge, with demonstrated experience in contract development and negotiations
  • Experience of initiating & implementing change within an organization

What's on Offer

Attractive Compensation and benefits package.

Gail Ireland
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Gail Ireland
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