Procurement Process Manager
We are a technology and applications leader with the industry knowledge and applications expertise to meet customer needs across industrial, food, medical, chemical and electronics industries. We offer over 120 years of proven experience in the safe and reliable production and delivery of industrial, medical and specialty gases. We’re the talented people you know and trust, now with a new name.
Formed in 2019 after our business was acquired from Linde AG by Messer Group and CVC Capital Partners, we draw on a rich heritage of industrial gases expertise to meet customer needs. We know the industries we serve inside and out – and we know our customers depend on us for more than just safe and reliable supply.
Today our deep understanding of industry trends and customer requirements allows us to collaborate intensely with customers to identify and develop long-term solutions that deliver competitive advantage. Our in-depth knowledge of customers’ manufacturing processes enables turn-key engineering with minimal plant downtime, and our technology development capabilities are unrivaled
Accountable for Purchase to Pay policies and process across Region Americas; processes will be in-line with SaaS models and must address simplicity, standardization and scalability.Lead cross functional teams to implement system strategies and best practices in RNA and RSA
Advance P2P Procurement by implementing tools, processes and training to drive continuous improvement and employee growth
Design & Implementl Strategies; Develop and roll out process documents; lead change management within Region Americas Procurement driving sustainable results
Review Sourceable spend and determine best Procurement Method to drive automation and continuous process improvement; focusing on Lean initiatives within Procurement Center-
Manage process harmonisation & integration within operating segment §Analyse process performance based on KPIs drive KPI improvement improving Procurement Maturity Roadmap
Governance of operating segment shared service center (audit process and ensure compliance)
Catalogue Mgmt. – Define P2P Strategy for $600MM Sourceable spend in implementing catalogues and automation (incl. Strategy, training, process documentation)
Lead the roll out of the Supplier Portal and e-invoicing solutions. Be the driving force behind Supplier compliance for this system.
2nd level support on process & tool questions for tactical buyers in hub & 1st level support for strategic buyers
Manage system integration to local systems, e.g. ERP
Testing and Test preparation of systems (UAT, Regression tests)
Initiate & steer projects -Execute against project plan using Agile methodologies, which includes schedules, milestones, project scopeing and deliverable/responsibility matrices.§Develop & communicate change management strategy § Training/ Reports/ Policies:
Ensure governance of policies across region
Provide P2P training within Region; leverage training software and creative roll out stratigies.
Ensure alignment and proper communication with all PCs
Indirect Financial Impact
Spend (X.X bEUR)
EBITA Savings (X.X mEUR)
Proven expierence in Procure to Pay (P2P) end to end processes such as PO management, accounts payable, vendor master data management, catalogs, purchasing card, and guided buying
Capability to implement sustainable Procurement standards in close relationship with the Regional and Local Procurement Teams.
echnical expertise in procurement relevant IS tools and system solutions supporting and integrating Purchase to Pay sub-process area- Proficient in ERP technology. SAP and Coupa experience preferred
Strong Project management skills including oversight of project team, resource identification, budgets, scheduling and planning
Experience in procurement, sourcing, or logistics
Proven project management experience
Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering or related field
Minimum 10 years experience in business process governance
Certified Lean Six Sigma Green/Black Belt is a plus
Join us and you will be part of a company that values and supports your career. We offer competitive pay and benefits, with set schedules, steady work and opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.
Together we value innovation, efficiency and flexibility. Putting safety first, working with integrity and respect, we encourage everyone to find solutions for success. That means for our customers and for our colleagues. This makes us a great place to build a career where your skills are valued and developed.
Apply today @ https://uscareers-messer.icims.com
Messer North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status or any legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable federal, state, or local laws