Category Execution Manager

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Procurement/Purchasing
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FLINT HILLS RESOURCES
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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO


 

Flint Hills Resources is currently seeking a Strategic Sourcing/Category Execution Manager (Indirect Materials) to join our Procurement team in Rosemount, MN. Successful candidates will partner with the refinery business to develop strategies and optimize enterprise strategies that maintain & enhance our competitive position and must be a self-starter with a proven ability to build relationships with customers, stakeholders and vendors. The responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to, strategic sourcing for complex engineered equipment including supplier relationship management, contracting and contract management, project execution, executing category sourcing strategies, and building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.

 
 
 
A successful candidate will:  
 
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess solid negotiation skills
  • Be able to work with limited daily direction
  • Have intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Excel (spreadsheet development/pivot tables)
  • Have the ability to analyze and interpret data, develop and support recommendations
  • Facilitate meetings and give presentations to large groups of people including upper management 


 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Facilitate ongoing vendor feedback and relationship development by being the face of FHR to the supplier Create strong relationships with other groups at FHR to facilitate recurring reviews on performance, issues and future needs
  • Facilitate discussions with the business to optimize contracting strategy and risk mitigation
  • Ensure knowledge processes are in place to create transparency to decisions and competitive position for the category
  • Align vendor incentives with business objectives and ensure clear ownership between FHR and counterparties
  • Perform market discovery via the bidding processes by setting requirements and contributing to package development
  • Issuance and analysis of responses to bid packages including communication to suppliers
  • Owning contracts & agreement creation – partner with legal, operations, and counterparties to develop agreements that help meet the objectives & needs of the business
  • Where feasible, seek aggregation opportunities and collaborate with other FHR facilities and Koch companies to leverage purchasing power
  • Support projects by integrating key procurement milestones with the overall project timeline

What You Will Need:


Basic Qualifications:
 
  • High school diploma
  • 3+ years of experience in procurement, commercial, operations and/or reliability OR equivalent military experience
  • Ability to travel up to 15%-20% of the time
 


What Will Put You Ahead:


Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement, commercial, operations and/or reliability
  • Work experience in the biofuels, chemicals or refining industry
 

This position is eligible for relocation assistance


Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?


This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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