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Procurement Manager

Kelly Services
Wilmington, DE 19893
**Global Procurement Capital Category Manager**

This can be a remote role


Procurement professional experienced in developing and executing global equipment and services category strategies and individual project procurement plans in support of capital projects and Operations. Leads collaboration with project teams, technical disciplines, and functional leaders to create sourcing strategies in alignment with business objectives. Pursues, qualifies, and onboards key suppliers who meet company requirements. Leads teams through supplier selection, contract development and supplier negotiations. Oversees procurement activity executed by the outsourced Capital Procurement team to ensure alignment with project objectives and compliance with corporate strategies.

Drives procurement category cost structure transformation, continuous improvement and other key objectives through Procurement best practices, such as Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). The position requires strong client engagement to understand stakeholder requirements.

**Tasks & Responsibilities**

+ Manage multiple capital procurement categories in support of global businesses.

+ Liaison to outsourced Capital Procurement team: establish metrics, ensure team is meeting objectives, troubleshoot and help with supplier issues & negotiations when needed.

+ Demonstrate leadership in client engagement and partnerships with internal stakeholder communities to understand requirements and collaborate on solutions.

+ Lead supplier relationship management initiatives to drive delivery of best in class performance and innovative products and services.

+ Drive the use of traditional and advanced category strategies and sourcing tools to optimize the procurement process and add value.

+ Negotiate and deliver savings to meet business requirements and procurement organization objectives.

+ Understand the business capital forecast, project objectives, and translation to effective procurement strategies.

+ Engage in dispute resolution and continuous improvement processes. Lead negotiations with suppliers when required.

+ Manage communications with suppliers and serve as a key point of contact for Businesses, Engineering and Operations on contractual matters.

**Skills, Knowledge and Ability:**

+ Strong understanding of the capital project process and capital procurement best practices, policies and procedures.

+ Requires strong client engagement to understand stakeholder requirements.

+ Proven skills in influence management at all levels outside the line organization.

+ A team player with the demonstrated ability to lead and communicate across countries, cultures, and languages.

+ Quickly develop an understanding of the business technology and equipment to identify leveraging opportunities across multiple projects.

+ Demonstrated adherence to all Core Values.

+ Strong influence & communication skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to drive and deliver results.

+ Highest ethical standards.


+ Bachelors degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or related curriculum (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred).

+ Capital project experience is preferred.

+ Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt is preferred.

+ Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power-point). Advanced excel skills preferred.

+ Excellent verbal and writing skills.

+ Strong negotiation, organization and management abilities.

+ Ability to effectively interact with and influence people at all levels and varied cultures.

+ Ability to balance short-term vs. long-term needs, Client vs. supplier needs.

+ Detail oriented, data driven, demonstrated analytical capabilities.

**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-11-03

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Wilmington, DE 19893

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