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Procurement Superintendent

Leads the Purchasing and Warehouse teams for the Methanex Geismar site.   Focused on directing and managing the team and resources to ensure reliable and quality supply of goods and services at optimum cost and time within the policies and guidelines set by the site and globally. Ensures that all business is conducted to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism and in a manner consistent with Responsible Care , and within the Methanex Code of Business Conduct in an integrated HSSEQ Management System (Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Quality). Position Responsibilities Identify, develop and establish best in class systems, policies and procedures for the site procurement, contracts and warehouse functions. Ensures all procurement and contractual activities are handled in a professional and ethical manner and confidentiality of commercial information is maintained at all times. Ensures the appropriate level of financial controls are in place which enable the end user to carry out their work effectively and efficiently. Implements supply arrangements that minimize inventory levels without impairing availability or quality. Ensures all procurement and contract management procedures are in place and maintained to effectively support company activities. Negotiates the acquisition of goods and services required for Company activities at optimum cost, in compliance with Company procedures and consistent with standards of quality and delivery. Ensures contract terms and conditions are kept up to date and minimizes commercial risk to Methanex. Provides advice and where appropriate accesses professional legal advice on matters that are of a contractual nature or that may expose the company to financial or legal risk. Develop and actively manage key performance metrics to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of purchasing and warehouse performance.  Also develop and manage similar metrics for individual performance. Ensures back up in the Warehouse(s) during periods of absence. Provides a service as required by the SMT to dispose of surplus and/or obsolete equipment. Ensures implementation of the Methanex Geismar Business Plan. Provides regular mentoring, coaching & development to team members. Actively participate as a member of Global Purchasing Team (GPT). Position Qualifications Degree or Certification in Business Management, Finance, or other related discipline preferred, OR, a combination of combined education/work experience Certified Professional designation through a certifying body would be an asset Strong, effective Leadership & Presentation skills Minimum 10 years' experience in Contract Administration and Procurement, preferably within a Chemical Manufacturing environment Advanced Microsoft Office suite skills Strong negotiating and influencing skills Experience and knowledge of tendering processes. Knowledge of warehouse procedures and computerized procurement/ stores/ maintenance management systems (i.e. Maximo) Working knowledge of Asset Management systems (i.e. Maximo, etc) Strong commercial and contract law expertise Proven working knowledge of Contract and Insurance law Sharp analytical skills Organizing and planning skills Strong communication and listening skills Ability to influence and manage change.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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