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Plant Procurement Manager

Company: Johnson Matthey
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Together for a cleaner, healthier world.Senior Procurement professional responsible for the Procurement function in Plant. Ensures delivery of all Procurement targets; site specific procurement and local implementation of Group-led and SBU-led spend categories (including capital and operational expenditure) and manages supplier performance. Undertakes activities to ensure the efficient and effective strategic procurement of defined portfolio, which may include responsibility for a category where this is specific to the site. Responsible member of the Plant Management Team. Enables SBU Procurement Lead be effective in role and enables SBU Procurement Director to effectively partner with the Sector executive committee in all day-to-day procurement activities that impact the SBU P& L. Ensures Plant activities are in accordance with Procurement Excellence strategy, goals and Group Procurement Policy/Standards. Enables Group Chief Procurement Officer to effectively deliver Procurement Excellence strategy and goals at Plant.Your responsibilities:Act in accordance with JM values and bring to life the One Procurement Community (OPC) to enable JM's Procurement Excellence strategy.Lead in accordance with the Group Procurement Operating Model, Group Policies and Standards, the Plant procurement activities from category strategy development to contract, implementation and supplier management. May include leading activities in other Plants and/or SBU as directed by SBU Procurement Lead.Lead effective business partnership for Plant for the development and improvement of defined categories in line with business requirements, optimising security of supply, commercial agility, drives responsibly sourced sustainable value, which contributes to business profitability and cash flow.Works to identify, develop and implement improved supply-side initiatives to deliver sustainable value, appropriate quality and service, and a secure, safe, cost effective and ethical supply base.Is focused on delivering best practice results and a competitive advantage to JM.Contributing to the development of the Group-led category strategy or leading it for SBU-led and Plant categories. Contributing to managing the sourcing cycle. Brings in breakthrough ideas and best-in-class approaches. Developing, supporting and implementing all procurement strategic projects held globally.Executing the outcome of category strategies and sourcing action plans to effective implementation and value realisation. Defining the team required to successfully deliver the plan at Plant.Provide information and impact assessments to Group Procurement to set Group-led procurement strategies and plans and excellently execute them for the Plant.Secure Plant stakeholder commitment, drive and deliver cost/risk/innovation/value-based projects for the SBU and related Plants, developing excellent collaboration with Group Procurement.Identifies, evaluates and capitalises on opportunities to reduce procurement costs by improving the businesses procurement patterns and supply channels.Involved in establishing policies, procedures and controls to ensure effective procurement activities and vendor execution.Leads business improvement initiatives across programmes of work to ensure that the strategic goals of the business and Procurement are met.Manages the performance and output of the team to drive change and develop, implement, optimise and/or continuously improve work processes, techniques and systems and deliver supply side saving projects in accordance with Group targets.Oversees internal and external (e.G. ISO) compliance and registration audits.Manages team to ensure full compliance with applicable JM/SBU legislative, regulatory, audit, EHS and Group Procurement ethical standards, policies, procedures and processes. Including Supplier Due Diligence and Supplier Code of Conduct.Supports, coaches and involves team members in implementing EHS improvements and driving attainment of sustainability/responsible sourcing goals.Takes ownership of specific tasks/projects as directed by SBU Procurement Director and Group Chief Procurement Officer.Requirements for the role:Graduate qualification (ideally master's degree educated), (and/or) proven experience preferably in Automotive, FMCG and/or Chemical procurement of 5+ years desirableExcellent functional Procurement experience managing direct and indirect categories across one or several Plants. Knowledge and experience of best practice category management, sourcing, contract management and supplier performance management practices.Ability to operate effectively in different cultures and across geographies, including managing stakeholders and colleagues remotely (across distance and time zones) desirable.Proven track record successfully leading and conducting the negotiation of contracts across technical, commercial and legal areas.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to champion the vision of the Procurement organisation.Ability to facilitate multiple activities at any one time, prioritise workload and effectively communicate current positions.Ability to balance total cost of ownership (TCO), strategic and tactical delivery.Good professional command of English language. Other languages are a plus desirable.For materials, Value Analysis and Value Engineering to identify and drive benefit opportunities desirable.Identify and drive NPI opportunities to execution across Plant for categories desirable.Consistent performance and delivers outstanding results. Can make things happen.Structured yet flexible. Comfortable with/able to thrive in conditions of change and complexity.Strong project and change management capabilities desirable.Experience leading, motivating and developing people through difficult period/large change desirable.Ability to drive behavioural change.Strong analytical and qualitative skills.Proven ability to inspire, energise and lead a team.MCIPS qualified or prepared to work towards qualification desirable.How you will be rewarded:We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing - for you and your family.We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.We'll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We'll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we're self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We're passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you - a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.#LI-AP1#JMUSAll applications are carefully considered and your details will be stored on our secure Application Management System. This is used throughout Johnson Matthey for the selection of suitable candidates for our vacancies as they arise. Johnson Matthey respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. For more information about how your personal data is used please view our privacy notice: matthey.Com/en/website-information/privacy-noticeYou will be contacted by the Johnson Matthey Talent Acquisition team once your details have been reviewed. Please allow four weeks from the closing date to allow for screening to take place.We appreciate the time and effort taken in completing an application.By applying for this role and creating an account you are agreeing to Johnson Matthey Privacy NoticeHow to apply:If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

Keywords: Johnson Matthey, Harrisburg , Plant Procurement Manager, Executive , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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