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Senior Purchasing Manager (Plainfield, IL) in Plainfield, IL at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Job Description

HPD Evaporation & Crystallization, a Division of Veolia Water Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Purchasing Manager to work in our Plainfield, IL office.
HPD is a global leader in innovative process solutions that uses evaporation and crystallization as core technologies.  HPD has designed and delivered more than 700 process systems in 30 countries, including the world's largest MVR evaporated salt crystallizer, the largest multiple-effect evaporated salt crystallizer and the largest kraft pulp black liquor evaporation system.  With two specific offices located in Plainfield, IL and Bilbao, Spain, HPD offers custom-engineered solutions to the Chemical Processing, Oil and Gas, Pulp and Paper, Power Generation, Salt, Fertilizer, Chlor-Alkali and Specialty Chemical industries.  Veolia Water Technologies, is an industry leader in providing water and wastewater solutions to industrial and municipal customers.
Duties of this position include (but are not limited to): leading and managing all commercial matters for procuring pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks, metallic plate, tubes fittings and structural steel.  Work will include the preparation of RFQ solicitations, solicitation evaluation, procurement negotiations, supplier selection/development, established pricing and negotiation of commercial terms, award selection, contract/purchase order development & management, performance expectations and administration and other elements of procurement in a timely and cost effective manner. Review of market trends and economic conditions, and documentation of supplier performance to ensure that the purchase orders awarded yield the optimum balance of technical, commercial, schedule, and financial objectives. Provide leadership, and support for the project team in the development, guidelines and administration of all Strategic Supplier Alliances. Domestic and international travel required.
Veolia Water Technologies offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment.  We offer challenging projects and training to ensure your success.
Veolia Water Technologies is a Veolia company. Veolia provides water services through public-private partnerships and industrial outsourcing agreements and is comprised of the top water professionals in every corner of the globe. Our parent company, Veolia Environnement (VE), is a world leader in environmental services. VE is based in France and is comprised of four business segments that serve the environmental needs of customers globally: Veolia Water, Veolia Environmental Services, and Veolia Energy.  

Job Requirements

The preferred candidate will have at least 7 to 10+ years progressive procurement management experience, specifically with engineered fabrication of metallic pressure vessels, heat exchangers, ducting, tanks, high alloy materials including plate, tube, pipe & fittings and structural steel. As a Procurement Manager with HPD, the successful candidate shall support the project team in the project execution of industrial design, build chemical processes.  Typical project sizes range from $1 Million to $50+ Million US dollars.  Projects may be domestic or international.  The 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. 

Knowledge of Google G Suite is preferred. We are seeking a highly organized individual with excellent communications skills as well as the ability to work as a member of a project team. 
A technical and Business Management/Administration degree is desired.