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Southeast Connections Director of Procurement in Conyers, Georgia

Director of Procurement

Summary

Title: Director of Procurement

ID: 3595

Location: Conyers, GA

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Description

Southeast Connections, LLC , provides inclusive infrastructure solutions for the natural gas industry. We construct the systems and facilities to transport the nation's cleanest burning energy resource. Southeast Connections offers complete construction services that include pipeline construction, installation, maintenance, repairs, stations, facility modification and new construction. From Senior Management to the "boots on the ground", Southeast Connections, LLC is dedicated & determined to remain the industry leader and earn continued respect from clients through our professionalism.

We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits, such as health, dental and vision, life insurance, STD and LTD starting on DAY 1. Eligibility for Company matching 401K benefit after 3 months of employment.

Position Overview:

This position serves as the primary point of contact between our business, Artera, and our suppliers; The Procurement Manager is responsible for implementing procurement strategies with a focus on cost savings initiatives; vendor contract and relationship management, and continuous efforts to improve the performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability of organizational operations through process improvements.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Take the lead role in implementation of procurement initiatives negotiated by Artera.

  • Works closely with Artera, company operations, and senior management in evaluating and selecting suppliers.

  • Manage vendor contracts ensuring vendor quality and compliance.

  • Perform risk management analysis of vendor contracts and agreements

  • Manage and administer a corporate card program

  • Track and report key functional metrics as determined by senior management team

  • Formulate and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to ensure adherence to best practices, customer compliance and SOX/GAAP compliance working closely with company Controller

  • Assist operations as needed with procurement quotes, within Artera guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration preferred

  • 10 years of successful experience as a director of procurement

  • Knowledge and experience in implementing procurement best practices

  • Established experience negotiating with suppliers and drafting agreements

  • Demonstrates commitment to high professional ethical standards

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style

  • Excels at operating in a fast pace environment

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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