Job Title: North American Procurement Manager
Location: We are seeking a Procurement Manager based in our Milton location to join the Supply Chain and Procurement Team.
The North American Procurement Manager reports directly to the North American Procurement Director.
The Manager will be responsible to implement best-in-class global sourcing, negotiating, vendor, and contractual management for North America’s local spend of approximately $60 million usd.
Interacting with Operations, Engineering, Technical Support, Finance, Logistics and Marketing for sourcing activities related to technical development on new and existing products.
Ready to help build a better future for generations to come?
In an ever-changing, fast paced world, we owe it to ourselves and our future generations to live life responsibly. At ROCKWOOL, we work relentlessly to enrich modern living through our innovative stone wool solutions. We are proud to be ranked by the prestigious Corporate Knights Inc. as the world’s most sustainable building material company in 2022.
Join us and make a difference!
What you will be doing:
Current and future market information on applicable commodities, Industry indexes, forecasts, and major material cost drivers.
Identifying potential new sources of supply for cost savings, operations efficiency, and or business continuity planning.
Oversee performance of inbound logistics and relationships with material supplier partners
Category Strategies – Savings Initiative planning – implementation
Continuously contracting and improving supplier agreements
Supplier KPI’s and SLA’s as required
Audit supplier’s sites ensure compliance to Rockwool North America & Legislative requirements
Code of conduct/sustainability/supplier assessment tool
RFX tendering practises.
Claim solutions resolved in a timely and accurate manner.
Monthly, quarterly, and or annual procurement reports for Rockwool’s Management team.
Other duties as required.
Travel as necessary.
What you bring:
A business degree and or a Purchasing designation is highly preferred.
5-10 years of experience as a Procurement Manager in a multi-site Industrial/manufacturing environment.
Experience in Packaging (food, CPG Business), Mining/Aggregates, Building Products, Steel, or chemical procurement experience would be an asset.
Computer proficiency (MS Office, Word, Excel, PP)
Drive, commitment, self-motivation and high energy.
Ability to work under pressure
Good communication skills
Strong knowledge of purchasing principles, tendering processes, supplier selection, supplier management, including relationship development with both suppliers and direct reports.
Knowledge of basic raw material technical requirements.
Knowledge of and hands on experience with SAP for material purchases and reporting.
In depth understanding of freight and logistical movement of inbound material as well as overseas logistics
Proven leadership skills from past management experience.
What we offer:
At ROCKWOOL, our culture is one of teamwork, respect and support. We offer a competitive salary, rewarding career and a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:
Comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Massage Therapy and more
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
Retirement Pension Matching Program
Life and Disability Programs
Flexible Work from Home policy
Top up plans for maternity and paternity leave
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Who we are
We are the world leader in stone wool solutions. Founded in 1937 in Denmark, we transform volcanic rock into safe, sustainable products that help people and communities thrive. We are a global company with more than 12,000 employees, located in 40+ countries with 51 manufacturing facilities… all focused on one common purpose – to release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.
Sustainability is central to our business strategy. ROCKWOOL was one of the first companies to commit to actively contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) framework and are actively committed to 11 SDGs, including SDG 14, Life Below Water. Through our partnership with the One Ocean Foundation and in connection with our sponsorship of the Denmark SailGP team, we will help raise awareness around ocean health challenges in an effort to accelerate solutions to protect it.
Diverse and Inclusive Culture
We want all our people to feel valued, respected, included and heard. We employ 79 different nationalities worldwide and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees, promote diversity, and work against all forms of discrimination among ROCKWOOL employees.
At ROCKWOOL, you will experience a friendly team environment. Our culture is very important to us. In fact, we refer to our culture as “The ROCKWOOL Way”. This is the foundation in which we operate and is based upon our values of ambition, responsibility, integrity and efficiency.
ROCKWOOL is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.Apply