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Senior Category/Strategic Sourcing Manager (Services)

Flint Hills Resources, LP
Wichita, KS 67202
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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 seeking a Category/Strategic Sourcing Manager (Services) to join our Wichita, KS based Procurement Team. The Services organization is responsible for overseeing three quarters of a billion dollars in Services category spend across FHR, which may include a variety of Direct/Indirect Labor and Equipment. The individual should be able to influence and must be comfortable working in a cross-functional organization.

The responsibilities for this role include, but not limited to, strategic category management including supplier relationship management, contracting and contract management, project execution, establishing and executing category sourcing strategies, and building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.

This position is eligible for relocation assistance

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Partner with key stakeholders to develop category sourcing strategies with considering the needs of operations, incorporating business risk profile, and understanding current market conditions

  • Understand and apply the legal, technical, and commercial aspects of agreements

  • Develop, manage, and maintain key internal stakeholder and external supply relationships

  • Work with stakeholders to create sourcing strategies using a total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) approach while identifying alternatives and assessing associated risks, while maintaining/enhancing our competitive position

  • Analyze results to measure value creation and ensure ongoing support and promotion of key category strategies

  • Seek opportunities to collaborate with other Koch companies to leverage and share knowledge, relationships, and outcomes to increase the pace learning/innovation in existing categories. Working with cross functional teams to understand current market and critical market drivers

  • Track and report key category performance metrics to evaluate adherence to strategy and uncover waste from sub-optimized agreements and processes

  • Lead via collaboration and influence vs. authority, ability to balance strong strategic point of view with the ability to listen, adapt and bring others along

  • Be(come) the subject matter expert in the assigned categories

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 3+ years relevant work experience in procurement, supply chain, engineering, or commercial field OR equivalent military experience

  • Experience in contracting, contract management, or contract administration

  • Ability to travel up to 25% - 40%

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Direct negotiations experience

  • Experience in project management and execution

  • Relevant experience in Biofuels, Chemicals or Refining Industry

  • Experience using Ariba or eSourcing tools

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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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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