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Procurement Director (Internal Candidates Only)
Location:  Ogden, UT, US, 84401
Company:  Oldcastle Mountain West Division

 

Job ID:  108670

 

Oldcastle West Division of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, has operations in Utah, Idaho (southern), Nevada, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. The Mountain West Division provides hot-mix asphalt, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, and sand and gravel products. It takes pride in the large role it plays in building and maintaining infrastructure in this region.

                                                          

Position Title:

Procurement Director

Pipeline Level:

F Group Manager

Reports To:

EVP

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Direct Reports:

TBD

Department/Division:

Procurement

Prepared Date:

3/6/17

Last Revised Date:

 

 

Position Overview

Directs and provides leadership by establishing and executing a coherent procurement strategy that is consistent with the company’s culture, strategic business objectives and continuous improvement / cost management efforts.  This position is responsible for working throughout the Division and across Oldcastle/CRH, as appropriate, to strategically leverage the scope, size and experience of the businesses and to procure goods and services in a way which continuously improves supply quality, service, availability, and total cost management.
 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Provides procurement leadership across all companies for the addressable expenditure within the Division.
  • Responsible for financial performance through execution of sourcing strategies that deliver savings and higher value for the businesses.
  • Responsible for aligning and implementing standardized purchasing processes / systems to leverage group volume and resources.
  • Participates in and provides procurement leadership for cross divisional, cross functional collaboration.
  • Interfaces with all levels of company and division management to drive engagement and adoption of relevant procurement processes and programs at the individual company level.
  • Works with division personnel to enable best in class supplier-buyer relationships that maximize the value delivered to the Division and Oldcastle/CRH. Directs efforts to negotiate, contract and manage performance with key suppliers to ensure that all service levels are achieved and that continuous improvement efforts are implemented.
  • Responsible for leading and developing a team of sourcing managers / specialists to deliver process and savings targets established across the Division.

 

Qualifications 

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or related degree or the equivalent in relevant experience, an MBA is a plus
  • Ten (10) years or more of strategy sourcing / category management experience.
  • Experience establishing business processes and managing performance
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or similar certification desired
  • Experience in the building materials, mining or construction sectors strongly preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong phone and typing skills

 

Work Requirements

  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven record of procurement and cost management across goods and services and understanding of the entire procurement cycle.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to maintain a wide range of multi-site relationships at all levels of the organization and the ability to effectively define and manage change.
  • Demonstrated ability to get positive results through influence, persuasion, leadership, presentations, training, and group facilitation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Thorough understanding of financial management and Procurement’s impact on results
  • Ability to analyze issues independently and pursue appropriate resolution when necessary
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure

 

Competencies

  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently, gathers and relays information in an organized manner
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Oldcastle Mountain West Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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