• *Procurement Specialist - Delaware

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/8/2018 3:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


    As a Procurement Specialist, Logistics you will be responsible for managing all transportation rate requests from internal stakeholders and working with suppliers to address those needs.  The role requires performing data analyses to investigate cost savings opportunities that support the sourcing strategy and track realized savings across modes of transportation on a monthly basis.  The role includes understanding the logistics spend category and monitoring supply market and supplier performance. The successful candidate will work closely with the Supply Chain, Customer Service and Global Trade Management teams to ensure that cost reduction is achieved with expected on-time delivery and safety performance goals.


    A function of this role will also include Fleet Management duties for our 400+ company vehicles.  This includes updating  applicable databases and reports.  Ensuring the accuracy of the vehicle data between the vendor database and Solenis systems such as Human Resources employment status. It will be the Fleet Managers responsibility to drive costs out of the fleet spend in NA with fleet policy compliance, maintenance requests, optimization of fuel costs etc.


    • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (business/finance/economics/engineering/ mathematics.)
    • 3-5 years’ experience in Supply Chain, Logistics and/or Procurement field
    • Advanced analytical, project management, problem solving and financial skills
    • Excellent communication and organization/time management skills
    • Strong experience with advanced functionality of MS Excel; Competency with MS Access, Tableau and procurement software is nice to have.


    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701. 



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