Lubrizol Procurement Manager in Gava, Spain

Procurement Manager

The Lubrizol Corporation is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improvethe quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality,performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.

Job Title : Procurement Manager

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Procurement Manager provides overall service at the entire Gavà facility in all goods and services needed.

Job Functions :

  • Align and implement of the procurement strategy following LZ policies, quality standards (ISO9001/ISO22716) and safety standards (PRL/LZ std), other regulations and laws to maximize the process efficiency and productivity.

  • Review and update procurement practices in accordance with new or changing policies, standards, regulations or laws.

  • Review and update vendors agreements.

  • Manage programs for continual improvement jointly with the rest of the Operations area.

  • Manage department expense spending according to budget.

  • Manage personnel related issues (career development, succession planning, staffing, performance reviews, discipline, etc.) for direct reports.

  • Develop a culture that is responsive to the manufacturing environment and business needs through team work and personal responsibility and ownership of the process.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or similar relevant field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Procurement department.

  • Minimum of 3 years managing teams.

  • Proven ability to negotiate with raw materials & packaging material vendors as well as services vendors. Proven ability to deal with capital investment projects acting as a link between the technical and commercial area.

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of goods.

  • Expertise on ISO9001:2015, ISO22716:2008, PRL, RSPO, REACh and other applicable regulations and laws.

  • Fluency in English and Spanish is a must.

  • Proven ability to effectively lead, demonstrating an entrepreneurial attitude.

  • Proven communication and networking skills.

  • Proven PC skills, including MS Office software

  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm, a sense of urgency, attention to detail, commitment and follow-through while maintaining confidentiality and meeting deadlines.

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