• *Purchasing Coordinator Senior - Delaware

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/1/2018 11:16 AM)
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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.


    The Sr. Procurement Coordinator in Sourcing Operations will be based in Wilmington, Delaware. The role will be responsible for the execution and the handling of specific operational procurement tasks. These include but are not limited to: updating SAP systems with supplier and product information, generating reports to drive improved performance for direct and indirect goods and services, building relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders to support operational excellence, and managing special projects as they arise. Potential career paths available into Sourcing, both in operations and as a buyer of direct or indirect goods and services, and into other parts of the company organization depending upon need, fit, desire and aptitude.


    Key Accountabilities:


    • Managing supplier data in SAP by creating and maintaining accurate vendor details, contracts, and price updates.
    • Preparing reports and providing analytical support to procurement team for both direct and indirect activities, including undertaking market analysis.
    • Supporting new supplier qualifications to expand supply base.
    • Maintaining consistent data taxonomy according to guidelines, resolving internal customers concerns/issues and updating databases
    • Building positive relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
    • Issuing purchase orders and ensuring compliance with safety and responsible care programs


    • AS/BS degree in Science, Supply Chain, or Business preferred
    • Experience in Procurement preferred
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English
    • Working knowledge of SAP; Concur and travel management platform experience a plus
    • Data analysis and presentation skills: Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Project, Visio etc. and their higher-level functions such as Microsoft Excel pivot tables, VLOOKUP command, etc.
    • Experience with Tableau Software a plus
    • Experience with Microsoft Project and Visio a plus


    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.  #LI-JD1


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