Site Procurement Lead & Procurement Manager Weyerhaeuser – Longview, WA

Job Description
Site Procurement Lead & Procurement Manager-01006598
Description
Weyerhaeuser is a Leading Forest Products Company based in Federal Way, Washington recognized for its performance in safety, ethics and sustainability.  At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren’t just the trees and timberlands we oversee.  Our employees are the real reason we’ve been in business for over 100 years.  Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers of Absorbent pulp in the world. This position is part of the Cellulose Fibers Business and is located in Longview, WA.
This role is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Procurement function for the Longview, WA Printing Papers and Liquid Packaging Board mill sites.  The role has four direct reports and is a member of the mill leadership team.  The position reports to the Cellulose Fibers Director of Procurement located in Federal Way, WA.
Key Functions:
  • Provide leadership and management for the sites’ procurement team
  • Provide day to day support for procurement contracting requirements including:  mill capital projects, contractor services, process chemicals, maintenance & repairs parts and operating supplies (excluding fiber)
  • Manage the competitive bidding processes, negotiating the lowest cost of ownership
  • Source, price and expedite approved purchase requisitions into purchase orders
  • Evaluate and direct the introduction of new suppliers based on quality, safety, service, competitive pricing & value
  • Develop and manage the supply base to ensure availability of materials in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Monitor supply and demand activity for key commodities and conduct accurate supply chain forecasts
  • Create alignment and support for targeted initiatives throughout the organization
  • Ensure risk management processes are in place for the entire supply chain
Qualifications
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 8 years purchasing related experience and team leadership experience
  • Heavy manufacturing experience required; chemical and/or pulp and paper industry experience is preferred
  • Experience procuring large capital projects
  • Ability to research product & services, conduct value analysis and present options
  • Ability to effectively problem solve, identify process efficiency opportunities and support decisions with analytical data
  • Conversant with commercial terms and business laws
  • Analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong Results orientation
  • Ability to think strategically while executing tactically
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships
  • A strong commitment to ethics and safety
  • Ability to lead, grow and develop a team
  • Bachelors degree in a related field required, MBA desired
Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce.

Primary Location: USA-WA-Longview

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day (1st)

Relocation Assistance: Available

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