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Sourcing Manager, Metals

Company: Enthone-OMI Corp.
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Element Solutions is a leading specialty chemicals company whose operating businesses formulate a broad range of solutions that enhance the performance of products people use every day. With over 4,000 people in operating facilities across more than 50 countries, Element Solutions has established a growing legacy of creating technological advances for customers around the globe.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Sourcing Manager, Metals to join our team. This role can be based at our sites in Connecticut or Itasca. In this role, you will be the lead in executing the Regional Sourcing Strategy, leading and working with site procurement personnel as well as other stakeholders to implement projects. You will manage the strategic suppliers' relationship and be the interface between internal customers and suppliers. This includes providing leadership to improve supplier quality and resolve elevated sourcing issues. You will be sourcing precious and non-ferrous metal & metal derivatives in the region to support new product introduction and cost saving projects. You will be reporting to, and working in close coordination with the Global Director, Metals, as well as other stakeholders in the region including Regional Sourcing Managers across the ESI's Global Supply Chain, and managing the Americas with support to ESI's Global Metal Risk Management program and hedging to assure margin risk is mitigated.

In this role you will be responsible for the execution of ESI Category Sourcing Strategy at the Regional Level and will be expected to establish strategic partnerships with suppliers for the Metal & Metal Derivatives categories/subcategories and ESI user community yielding beneficial positions for the company, proactively monitor relevant commodity market drivers for assigned categories, and independently design and implement category strategies and projects required to achieve cost reduction objectives; lead category team(s).

We are looking for someone who has 5-7 years experience in physical Base and/or Precious Metal commodity sales, trade or procurement and Metal or commodity futures trading through the London Metal Exchange or other commodity exchange. You will possess a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Supply Chain, Business, Economics, Finance or related fields, and posess keen commercial savviness, intellectual and emotional maturity, analytical thinking and excellent business acumen to identify and exploit opportunities as they arise. You will have demonstrated ability to lead a geographically dispersed team in strategic and tactical matters and have the ability to contribute strategic, long term goals while achieving short term operational goals. You will actively collaborate with R&D for source selection for all major spend areas, negotiate price and terms, implement supplier agreements/letter of intent. You will have business analysis and presentation skills; market and economic analysis skills a plus, as well as experience of identifying and implementing cost savings projects. You will also be willing to travel 15-20% of the time, domestically and internationally.

We are offering a generous base salary plus performance related bonus and benefits for this position.

Element Solutions, Inc. is an E-Verify Company and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job applicant procedures. "Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation"

Keywords: Enthone-OMI Corp., Waterbury , Sourcing Manager, Metals, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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