Regional Buyer

Date:  May 22, 2023
Posting End Date: 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63111

Company:  ICL Americas LLC

Job Description

As the Regional Buyer, you will be responsible for the purchasing process of requested items. This includes ensuring the timely and full supply of items and service as well as being the first point of contact for our Carondelet plant. In this role, you will get to work closely with the site requester to place purchase order and monitor to ensure timely delivery to plant as scheduled.  


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 
•    Complete Purchase Orders accurately and completely with all supporting documentation in compliance with procurement protocols. 
•    Address and solve technical issues from the requisition to purchase order process for goods and services. 
•    Maintain Procurement documents, files, and records 
•    Work with Procurement Manager and Sourcing Manager in reviewing, tabulating, and assessing bids and preparing proposals to vendors. 
•    Review, prepare, verify and/or approve financial and business transaction within established dollar limits and guidelines. 
•    Administer the purchasing process for assigned products and services including handling of supply issues, problem solving and communicating status to requesters. 
•    Responsible for all transactional items related to the purchasing process
•    Issue purchase orders from approved purchase requisitions, select sources of supply as required, negotiate prices and terms and conditions 
•    Interact closely and maintain up-to-date contact information with supplier customer service to coordinate supply 
•    Follow up on orders to ensure that items are shipped and delivered complete and on time 
•    Control purchasing documentation and supplier customer service communication 
•    Assist with supplier complaint management. 
•    Work close with the Master Data Team to improve vendor master data. 
•    Create and propose ideas to improve the purchasing process in the assigned items and through ICL 
•    Actively participate in sourcing activities for the relevant spend, including support of Sourcing Managers with project identification, project planning and execution, with the goal of achieving cost reductions, while maintaining or improving quality or vendor service levels 

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role? 
•    3+ years of professional experience required 
•    Strong attention to detail as well as the ability to maintain accuracy in a dynamic environment
•    Microsoft Excel skills including but not limited to managing data in large spreadsheets 
•    Demonstrated negotiation and conflict resolution skills 
•    Strong business orientation and understanding of business processes 
•    Act with determination and decisiveness 
•    Ability to communicate with multiple levels of an organization 
•    Ability to think and act strategically 
•    Strong presentation skills 
•    Hybrid schedule – 3 office/plant and 2 remote

ICL Job Level:  14


Salary Range: $59K - $109K/year


Annual Bonus Target: 5%, 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 Student Loan 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 Growing 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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