Purchasing Manager

Houston Permanent USD130,000 - USD150,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Join a Market Leader in the Chemical Sector
  • Organic Growth Based on Performance

About Our Client

The company is one of the top 22 global chemical distributor and a leading biodegradable plastic packaging manufacturer, committed to achieving sustainable development for all stakeholders and global community.

Job Description

The main responsibilities are:

  • Develop and maintain a dynamic and robust listing of qualified suppliers for chemicals (including initial supplier quality assessment and ongoing supplier quality monitoring) ensuring competitive options exist for the business across all commodity categories, and work to improve supply chain robustness and other metrics such as on-time and in-full performance
  • Negotiate and secure, single and multi-year chemical supply agreements, as appropriate
  • Provide detailed category management plans

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.

The Successful Applicant

The main qualifications are:

  • Polyolefins Experience is a MUST
  • B. S. in a technical discipline, Chemical engineering, project management, or technical fields
  • 8-10 years of related experience in purchasing department.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement of chemicals and related materials
  • Strong relationships with major USA producers.
  • Deep knowledge of the polymer market is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills required - both written & verbal.
  • Ability to work autonomously

What's on Offer

  • Base Salary up to $150k
  • Hybrid is Available
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • PTO
  • Bonus
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Consultant name
Alexis Moses
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Job Nature
Hybrid working