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Sr. Manager, Procurement TAR

Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Location: Loveland
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 23,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

About this role

The Senior Manager, Turnarounds, Nitrogen and Phosphate Capital Procurement is a pivotal role to achieve our goals of capital procurement excellence. This leader will have the unique opportunity to help create and develop best in class sourcing and execution of turnaround projects across Nutrien Nitrogen and Phosphate (N+P) business units (-20 sites across North America), including deep interaction with stakeholders across Category Management and Site Operations teams. We look for someone with the right experience, ambition, practicality and impact orientation to lead this opportunity. The primary goal of this role will be to ensure capital is procured and deployed efficiently for turnaround projects, maximizing ROI while managing safety and reliability. This role will report to the Director, Capital Procurement, Nitrogen and Phosphate and will involve some travel across North America.

Key objectives for the role:

* Manage planning and execution of procurement needs to support turnaround projects across multiple Nitrogen and Phosphate production sites
* Establish best in class standard procurement practices for effectively executing planned turnaround projects across N+P sites and support standardization of current processes
* Oversee the sourcing, purchase, expediting, and delivery of turnaround materials and services for critical deadlines
* Effectively manage a team of sourcing specialists and buyers to source materials and services while minimizing total cost of ownership and meeting safety, reliability, and quality needs
* Drive supplier performance process during pre, execution, and post turnaround activities
* Support building out visibility into turnaround cost categories, spend trends, and intelligence and KPIs required to manage service across sites
* Drive continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives with suppliers

What you will do:

* Work directly with the Director of Capital and team of sourcing specialists and buyers to efficiently plan sourcing and execution of procurement needs so that each TA project is completed on time, with reliable materials and goods, at the lowest total cost of ownership
* Ensure sites receive all necessary turnaround materials and services in a timely manner for planned turnaround projects
* Establish KPIs to monitor and manage lead times with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery to establish a more proactive lead time program
* Build a standardized process to monitor the expediting of purchase requests and orders across sites and support execution of open POs to be expedited
* Direct and oversee local RFx and bidding events where global agreements are not in place
* Build strong site relationships through effective site engagement, establishing a playbook for turnaround engagement leading up to turnarounds, during turnarounds and post to become more systematic and consistent across sites
* Communicate regularly with Capital and Category Managers to employ best demonstrated strategies for executing turnaround projects
* Engage frequently with the Capital Planning team and site personnel to understand the procurement needs and timing for each site and project, including scope of work, work orders, and bill of materials
* Develop the procurement skillset for a team of specialists and buyers
* Manage Turnaround Team's compliance to Procurement policies, processes, and digital tools
* Lead development of deliverables for each TA project phase and leverage market indicators to identify future demand patterns

What you will bring:

* Extensive experience in both industrial and procurement. Deep knowledge base of strategic thinking, analytics, procurement, operations and maintenance
* Deep understanding of the capital planning process for turnaround
* Experience in managing multiple employees
* Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, management
* Professional skills
* Impact orientation and bias to action - Nutrien is looking for a proactive leader to deliver considerable value to the procurement function
* Excellent analytical skills, ability to synthesize and identify solutions to the problems of the operation with the lowest cost of ownership
* Ability to analyze processes in user areas, preferably knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies
* Ability to lead and manage a team and coordinate with executives across the business

* Interpersonal skills
* Excellent ability to relate to suppliers, managers, and supervisors across sites and Procurement
* Excellent ability to handle tough challenges and negotiations
* Able to partner with multiple levels of leadership and stakeholders to build buy-in
* Empathy and relational skills for teamwork
* Proactive and continuous search for change and improvement

Compensation & Benefits:

130,000-145,000- This range is estimated for Sr. Manager, Procurement TAR Colorado. Actual salary and benefits may differ based upon location.

We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions. Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process.

In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan and long-term incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our plan(s), which provide discretionary award opportunities reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee. Details will be discussed through the application process.

This information is provided in compliance with applicable state equal pay and pay equity legislation and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Keywords: Nutrien Ltd., Loveland , Sr. Manager, Procurement TAR, Executive , Loveland, Colorado

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