Strategic Sourcing Manager - Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35209

Strategic Sourcing Manager(Specialty Chemical Facility)Come join a successful and established Family Owned Company that has been in business since 1956. Nelson Brothers, a Birmingham, AL based manufacturer and distributor of blasting agents, is expanding its Specialty Chemical Operations in Parrish, AL. We are seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager to for the sourcing of raw materials essential to our Specialty Chemicals business as well as other business units in our Company.Primary Job Requirements:* Responsible for overall strategic sourcing of raw materials* Responsible for negotiations of contracts* Analyze industry trends* Establish purchasing policies* Participate in short and long term planning* Lead in developing forecasts for future demands* Travel to other Company locations, trade shows, conferencesThe successful candidate should have:* An undergraduate degree in related field* 5 years experience in purchasing/sourcing* 3 years relevant operations/supply chain experience * Prefer chemicals and fuels sourcing experience* Knowledge and Experience with legal contract language* Competence in using ERP systems* Strong analytical and problem solving skills* Shows leadership and team player behavior* Strong presentation and communication skills* High proficiency in Microsoft applications Nelson Brothers Offers You:* Company Paid Family Blue Cross / Blue Shield Medical Coverage* Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability* 10 Holidays* Company Paid Life Insurance* 401(k) Plan with Company Match* Paid Vacation
This is a newly created position for a site that is currently in an expansion stage. If you desire to work for a Company rich with tradition and innovation and have the qualifications described, please send you resume to: Nelson Brothers 820 Shades Creek Parkway Suite 2000 Birmingham, AL 35209 Attn: Human Resources Equal Opportunity Employer
Gas and Oil Industry
Category: Marketing & Biz Dev , Keywords: Business Development Manager