Third Party Facilities Manager

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Houston, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

The Third Party Facilities Manager will be the primary interface between Nouryon and the third-party outplant service provider. They will own the operational relationship with assigned outplants within the US and Canada, monitoring and managing service performance, SHE&S, and cost.


Primary responsibilities: 

  • Maintain relationships with assigned third-party outplants (warehouses, bulk terminals, transfer facilities etc.) by frequent visits, performance reviews, and contract execution.
  • Lead outplant periodic performance reviews.
  • Lead outplant inventory controls (Execution of Annual Stock Count or Cycle Counts).
  • Oversees SHE&S performance and policy adherence at assigned outplants. 
  • Onboarding/Offboarding outplants and/or services as required.
  • Update global outplant database & facility details.
  • Perform invoice validation and cost approval.
  • Identify frequency and cause of service failures and lead efforts to identify and implement solutions.
  • Drive execution of working processes according to industry best practices.
  • Be a work process expert within the Outplant team.
  • Likely to be a key user for the systems – SAP, WMS, etc.
  • Site logistics activities support in case of unresolved or ongoing issues.
  • Facilitate meetings and actions to improve operational performance at the outplant when needed.
  • Collaborate on performance report reviews with Regional Outplant Manager.
  • Track/review KPI reports and implement improvements.
  • Serve as the escalation point for issues unresolved through normal operational channels.
  • Update relevant outplant documents on the Document Management System.
  • Investigate and resolve outplant related customer complaints.
  • Coordinate and integrate efforts with the outplant team Systems and Process Specialists.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related field, or equivalent work experience of at least 8 years in the site logistics/warehouse field.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in warehousing/supply chain including supervisory/management roles. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in performing warehousing activities.
  • Strong working knowledge and history of using computers and programs specific to logistics (SAP, TMS, WMS) and MS Excel and Word.
  • Travel within the US and Canada is required: 50% - 75%. 
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and quickly develop a solution.
  • Experience with supplier relationship management and performance evaluations.
  • Ability to use data to support decision making and develop solutions to present to leaders.
  • Ability to support process improvement initiatives while balancing daily responsibilities.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with various levels and functions within the organization, including third parties.
  • Strong analytical skills and abilities.
  • Experience with chemical/petrochemical/oil & gas companies preferred.



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Open until further notice
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Integrated Supply Chain
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