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Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Company name
Titan America LLC

Norfolk, VA, United States

Employment Type

Operations, Manufacturing

Posted on
Jan 14,2019

Valid Through
Apr 29,2019

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Titan America LLC is a leading environmentally- and socially-progressive heavy building materials company located in the eastern United States. Titan America is a part of the TITAN Group, an independent, multi-regional producer of cement and other related building materials. Our products include cement, aggregate, ready-mixed concrete and fly ash beneficiation. TITAN Group has a track record of continuous growth since its establishment in 1902. It has expanded its production and distribution operations into 13 countries, employing more than 5,500 people. Our products protect human life and personal property, improve the quality of life, generate economic prosperity and connect society.

Titan America is currently looking for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist to work at our corporate office in Norfolk, VA. This position will report to the Sr. Manager, Strategic Sourcing and it will play a key role in developing and executing sourcing processes for assigned spend categories and implementing results throughout Titan America LLC. This individual should be a team player that brings forth innovative ideas and demonstrates critical thinking skills.

Required Skills

This individual’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Actively supports safety initiatives in the workplace.

Conducts competitive bid processes (in-house and with third-party assistance) including RFP, RFx creation, supplier evaluation, selection, contract negotiations and ongoing supplier management and administration.

Coordinates vendor transitions including, implementation plan development and execution.

Creates program launch strategies and assists with training initiatives as required.

Serves as a liaison in the development of e-procurement catalog content and utilization.

Conducts regular supplier business reviews.

Monitors Procurement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and tracks contract compliance.

Fosters and maintains strong working relationships with other internal Procurement work streams, Business Units stakeholders and suppliers as part of the overall contract management lifecycle process and coordinates efforts across all BUs and locations.

Provides coordination assistance at the Titan Group level on global procurement opportunities and implements best practices as required.

Required Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing supply chain and procurement or any combination of relevant education and experience.

Successful experience conducting purchasing activities for a multi-site company.

Must have strong project management and prioritization skills.

Must have solid knowledge and be able to support Procure 2 Pay processes.

Must be proficient in SAP and have a working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

Excellent communication, leadership and presentation skills.

Travel up to 25% as deemed necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience implementing category sourcing plans such as: MRO/Consumables, Facilities/Equipment, Business Services and Logistics, preferred.

Plant-level and/or divisional purchasing experience, preferred.

Domestic and/or global strategic sourcing experience, preferred.

Job Location

Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Company info

Titan America LLC
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Company Profile
In 1902, the Canellopoulos family established the first cement plant in Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean in Elefsina, Greece, a small coastal town about an hour west of Athens. Today, with an annual production capacity of 11 million tons, 6,000 employees worldwide and operations on three continents and in nine countries, Titan Cement Group is the leading cement producer in Greece. Titan is also the largest producer of ready-mix concrete in Greece and is the largest quarry operator in the country. Listed on the Athens Stock Exchange since 1912, Titan Cement Company S.A., the parent company of the Titan Cement Group, expanded its cement manufacturing activities outside of Greece in 1992 with the acquisition of a controlling stake in Roanoke Cement Company in Roanoke, VA. Cement manufacturing began for Titan in Bulgaria, FYROM and Egypt in 1998. The acquisition of Tarmac America and the remaining stake in Roanoke Cement in the fall of 2000 made Titan a bigger player on the East Coast of the United States. Titan's family in the U.S. grew again with the addition of Separation Technologies in August 2002. U.S. operations, collectively known as Titan America are conducted by several operating subsidiary companies in the U.S., with Titan America LLC serving as their holding company.

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