Tactical Site Buyer - Pasadena

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

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


Job Description:


Secure deliveries of material and services to the sites, offices and labs within the regions in accordance with supplier agreements


Manage local site negotiations and contracts in alignment with regional category managers to secure supply and optimized total cost of ownership solutions.


Work closely with local and regional stakeholders and act as a strong link between the sites and the category managers to identify needs and opportunities to reduce cost and improve procurement processes at the sites


Actively work with risk assessment and mitigation to improve supply reliability in collaboration with stakeholders and be the main point of contact for stakeholders at the sites

Support category managers and drive implementation of supplier agreements at the sites working closely with local stakeholders to build and secure alignment


Lead multiple CapEx Projects below <1 MEUR in accordance with the supplier management strategy provided by the regional category managers.



Secure deliveries of service and products to all local sites in region in accordance with signed contracts

Be the first escalation point of contact for operational issues for sites (late deliveries, quality issues, inadequate performance etc.)

Drive efficiency and actively seek to optimize the procurement processes in accordance with the ALPS source processes

Manage supplier risk by proactively monitoring changes within the supplier base or at the sites

Support with RFQs for purchase orders for the sites in the region with assigned suppliers

Support the procurement admin team to resolve issues with invoices, incorrect pricing or other contractual discrepancies

Contribute in the development of sourcing strategies and the deployment of those at the sites

Support category manager with project, contracts and supplier implementations

Support site POs in compliance with existing contracts and commercial terms

Lead and manage local negotiations in alignment with category managers





Bachelor Degree or equivalent business experience

Good negotiating skills and ability to engage and collaborate across sites

Capability of working in a cross-functional and in a complex environment with different businesses and stakeholders

Technical understanding within the relevant fields and ability to assess critical requirements related to different sourcing scenarios

Strong communication and influencing skills, both internally and externally. Requires strong interpersonal, organizational, written & oral communication skills.

Ability to prioritize between different tasks and keep deadlines

Full proficiency with MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

Minimum 3 years (5 years preferred) experience of working on an international procurement organization.


Travel: Occasional


Job Requirements

See text above

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
North America
United States
Business unit
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job family
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
Contract type

Open positions in Procurement

See all

Open positions in United States

See all

About Nouryon

Apply for this job by clicking the button. You will be asked to create a profile first.