Purchasing Manager - West Hub

Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Posting End Date: 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63141

Company:  ICL Americas LLC

Job Description

As the West Hub Manager, you will be the procurement lead for supporting multiple manufacturing plants and one R&D lab with focus to optimize service and to simplify the interface between the various sites. Lead the procurement in hub & GPO operations, including executing global procurement strategies and developing local procurement strategies in the sites, and provide expert support to the hub’s sites.


This position may be located at any one of the following locations:  STL Creve Coeur Office, Hammond Plant: Indiana, Carondelet Plant: St. Louis, OR Lawrence Plant: Kansas


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 
•    Responsible for the hub’s overall results and implementation, including compliance with ICL’s standards
•    Manage all procurement in the hub that is not managed globally or regionally
•    Lead procurement related activities of all sites in the hub and communicate them to regional/global Sourcing Managers
•    Lead the procurement organization as the primary contact in the hub and ensure the sites receive optimal results in a timely manner
•    Lead in negotiations of agreements for lower dollar, lower volume items to ensure the sites have what is needed using
•    Responsible for the implementation of regional/global contracts by the Hub’s sites; recommend changes to Sourcing Managers
•    Business partner to the sites focused on their needs, customer satisfaction, savings, compliance and risk reduction while optimizing total cost of ownership.
•    Sites that Hub Manager will be supporting include: 1 site in St. Louis, MO, Lawrence, KS, Hammond, IN and 1 R&D lab in Webster Groves, MO

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role? 
•    Bachelor’s degree preferred or 10 years of related experience.
•    5+years of professional procurement experience and/or equivalent manufacturing/supply chain experience
•    Proven track record in executing key procurement processes
•    Strong negotiation, leadership & customer skills
•    Knowledge of ICL businesses a plus
•    Ability to travel approximately 20% (almost entirely in North America)

ICL Job Level:  15

Annual Bonus Target: 7%, subject to plan provisions.

We've Got You Covered

ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include:
•    Competitive base pay and performance bonus
•    Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire
•    Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable)
•    Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost
•    Generous Leave and FMLA policies
•    Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens)
•    401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more

Who is ICL?

ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet.  


ICL’s operations are organized under four segments: Industrial Products (Bromine), Potash, Phosphate Solutions and Innovative Ag Solutions. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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