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Sr. Purchasing Manager in Plainfield, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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JobID: 368425

Johnson Service Group is currently searching for a Senior Procurement Manager for a client in the western suburbs of Chicago. This would be a direct hire position.

The preferred candidate will have at least 8 to 10+ years progressive experience in worldwide procurement of heavy process equipment and/or engineering, project management or site management for turnkey projects involving heavy process equipment such as metallic pressure vessels, heat exchangers, reactors and large tanks.

As a Senior Procurement Manager, the successful candidate will be a key player in the organization by providing innovative solutions from Tender Stage with the Sales Team to Execution Stage with the Project Management Team.

The Senior Procurement Manager will be involved in activities such as supplier selection, supplier development, lead cost & dispute negotiation activities, contractual terms & conditions, cost control, scheduling, assistance with quality assurance, safety, equipment procurement, field construction activities and customer/client communications. Specific areas of procurement will include procuring pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks, metallic plate, tubes, fittings and structural steel.

The candidate shall demonstrate negotiation skills in complex situations, strong abilities to analyze and define strategies together with excellent communication skills at all level.

A bachelors or master’s degree in a technical field is required. Contractual and legal knowledge is preferred.