Epiroc USA, LLC

Procurement Manager

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Procurement Manager - Epiroc USA LLC

Epiroc is a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries. With cutting edge technology, Epiroc develops and produces innovative drill rigs, rock excavation and construction equipment, and provides world-class service and consumables. The company was founded in Stockholm, Sweden, and has passionate people supporting and collaborating with customers in more than 150 countries. Epiroc had revenue in 2017 of $ 3.7 billion USD and has more than 13,000 employees. Principal product development and manufacturing units of Epiroc are located in Sweden, the United States, Canada, China and India.
 
Being the best, is a challenge that we love to live up to. By keeping an open mind and listening to our employees and customers, we continuously set new industry standards and improve the way we work. 
 
Diversity is key to grow fresh and innovative ideas and solutions for our customers. In the 150 countries where you can find us, we encourage our employees to take ownership of their own development and careers with the support from their leaders. This way, our employees can grow in the business, wherever they are at in their careers, from entry level to senior leadership. We are committed to giving you every opportunity to succeed in a culture of innovation, diversity and collaboration, combined with a caring atmosphere. 

United in Performance. Inspired by Innovation.

Performance unites us, innovation inspires us, and commitment drives us to keep moving forward. Count on Epiroc to deliver customer-oriented solutions needed to succeed today and the technology to lead tomorrow. To do this, we believe in diverse teams that work together across borders to develop, produce, market and service the most innovative products available. Grow your career at Epiroc!

MISSION STATEMENT: 

Actively participate in the consolidation of indirect purchasing activities within Epiroc USA LLC, aligning procurement processes within the organization, leading to greater efficiencies and overall cost savings. Ensure that efficient and targeted procurement services are provided to internal customers. Maintain alliances within the corporate Global Procurement Team in cooperation with colleagues worldwide.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Procurement Manager is to provide leadership and support for all Procurement and Supply Chain functions and initiatives on assigned projects and operations as needed. This may include negotiating contracts, purchase record maintenance, vendor management, vendor quality assurance, price and available trend reviews and cost reduction pipeline management. The successful candidate will manage the development of bid packages, submitting Request for Quote (RFQ) negotiating terms and conditions, awarding purchase orders and expediting in support of various projects. Managing a staff of procurement professionals is a possibility in this role.
 
 PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Outside services, raw material and manufacturing supplies procurement and inventory management
  • Provide vendor management oversight services including, but not limited to negotiation, problem resolution, quarterly/annual score card reviews for key vendors
  • Review quotations of bidders and bid analyses to issue recommendation of award
  • Participate and represent the procurement function in project planning and execution discussions
  • Support the development of procedures and application of Best Practices and work instructions for the procurement group to promote consistency and standardization
  • Monitor trends in supplier and market movements, informing Management of events effecting supply and price, and develop plans to mitigate risk
  • Maintain positive working relationships within all areas of the company
  • Develop, maintain and report key procurement metrics to management
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Engineering, Finance, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration is preferred; Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in purchasing/procurement within a manufacturing environment is preferred; Mining, Heavy Equipment or Industrial Parts and Services experience is highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of contract law and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
  • Proven ability to negotiate contract conditions with vendors and/or contractors
  • Proficient in the use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, such as SAP or Ariba
  • Solid record of professionally developing team members
  • Exceptional communication, organization and presentation skills along with proficient level knowledge/experience using MS Office
WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to working near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outdoor weather conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear
  • The employee is regularly required to stand and walk
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Travel is expected approximately 10% of the time

Epiroc is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
 
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