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Manager, Procurement, Carseland

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Job Title: Manager, Procurement, Carseland
Location: Carseland, AB, Western Canada, Canada
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type:
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Manager, Procurement, Carseland- (Carseland, Alberta, Canada)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career while earning a competitive salary and great benefits.
What you will do
Strategy and Planning
    Recommend targets for volume reduction, cost savings, service levels and supplier management approach at the Site levelRecommend resource levels across procurement sourcing categories/commodities, projects and functions based on strategic plan prioritiesPresent category/commodity specific strategies and work plans for approval by BU Procurement Director and/or BU Regional Procurement Manager. These procurement strategies will serve as a primary input into the Procurement annual budget planning and KPIsDeploy and direct Site Procurement Buyers to support strategic analyses and coordinate initiativesOversee category strategy execution, in areas such as: manage Site’s internal customer needs; perform market research; manage end-to-end S2C, P2P and supplier selection process; support migration to new suppliers together with Category Managers; monitor supplier compliance and overall performance; monitor Site internal customer feedback and KPIs; communicate Procurement performance to key Site stakeholders; identify process improvement opportunities and adopt best practices; manage site-level budget and track performance vs. plan and drive cost management and supply chain optimization achievement of Site’s General Manager goals/targets
Manage Site Procurement & Warehouse Teams:
    Ensure Buyer/end user compliance with company policies, procedures and internal controlsCoach and support the development of Site Procurement and Warehouse personnel and act as a role model to the team. Evaluate (and enhance as necessary) Nutrien’s Site Procurement talent profile
Technical Performance
    Develop KPI’s (goals & objectives) aligned to Corporate Procurement and Site’s goals & objectivesConduct Quarterly Business Reviews (QBR’s) with suppliers, establishing KPI’s and best practicesEstablish cross-functional teams to deliver category strategies initiatives to generate valueUnderstand eProcurement Systems and Material Master Data tools and SAP/Ariba/SparesFinderGuide the identification of proper and justifiable reorder points and reorder quantities to maintain optimal working capital levels to support the needs of Maintenance and Operations
Business/Operational Impact and Decisions
    Provide procurement support on project and cross functional teams as requiredDemonstrate a strong initiative, work ethic, and dedication to constructing and executing best-in-class procurement strategies and plansDevelop a network of contacts throughout the manufacturing sites to efficiently process/validate information. The incumbent will need to address competing priorities and different barriersStrong problem solving and analytical skillsProficient in synthesizing apparently unrelated ideas to identify the optimal solution or to develop a coherent plan or vision.Tools and processes will be in place to provide support required from Center of Excellence Team 
Policy, Process and Procedures
    Have a strong understanding of and implement Procurement Policies, Processes and Procedures
Customer Focus
    Work closely with peers (Category Managers, COE Group, Nutrient & Corporate Leads, Site General Manager and Site’s Leadership Team to ensure procurement effectiveness and efficiency are in place while maintaining flawless operationsInteract with internal customers to understand their needs and enabling/support functions
Required Industry Experience and Skills
  • Minimum 6+ years relevant experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain management
  • Experience with major categories such as: MRO, Electrical & Instrumentation, Pump, PVF (Pipes, Valves, Fittings), etc.
  • Broad experience in supply chain, S2C and P2P processes and tools, spend analytics, category strategy development and implementation, competitive sourcing, supplier negotiations & contract execution, supplier relationship & contract management and supplier risk management
  • Lead contract commercial negotiations with suppliers
  • Engage Legal, Insurance, Treasury, EH&S and other for the negotiation and vetting of contractual terms
  • Proven track record of cost reduction through category strategies and contract negotiations
  • Results-driven mindset and capabilities
  • Motivated, high-energy and self-starter business mindset; proven change agent with excellent facilitation and problem-solving skills and flexibility to direct and re-direct change
  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement transformation and change within an operating site setting
Education Degree
    Bachelor’s degree required in Supply Chain Management, Finance or related field; MBA/Master’s degree preferredCertifications in disciplines such as Procurement (SCMP/CPSM), Inventory Management (CIPS), Lean / Six Sigma, or Operational Planning preferred, but not required
Required Competencies
    Deep familiarity with the Microsoft office suite and other analytical softwareStrong analytical capabilitiesClear and solid understanding of SAP, Ariba, Analysis & Reports, data management tools and eProcurementHigh degree of ethics, discretion, honesty, fairness, and sound business practices to secure and maintain Nutrien’s reputation in the marketCreate a positive, collaborative working environment for the teamHigh degree of independence while balancing highly collaborative relationships with core stakeholders
Additional Notes
    Travel as needed (at times intern To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
    Job Post Date: 04/15/19
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