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Procurement Manager

Ecolab - Saint Paul, MN

Job Description

Ecolab Company has an opening for a Procurement Manager in our Global Procurement Team located in St. Paul, MN. If you are a passionate professional that is seeking opportunity, advancement, and a rewarding career we invite you to apply. This is a great opportunity to join a highly recognized global growth company offering competitive compensation and benefits in addition to career growth.

Job Overview:

This take charge leader will lead direct procurement activities for assigned Equipment and subcategories. The strong performer will be recognized as procurement strategy expert and will collaborate with research & development, manufacturing, quality, planning, logistics, marketing, and suppliers in order to identify and drive total delivered cost savings, security of supply, innovation and process improvements.

The strong performer can expect further career advancement with Ecolab and will have the opportunity to move into other procurement and supply chain leadership roles within the organization. This is an exciting opportunity to advance your career with a stable growing company!

Main Responsibilities:

Identifies, develops, and implements broader category sourcing strategies and savings projects for Equipment materials and finished goods to reduce total delivered cost, mitigate headwinds, and improve security of supply.

Leads a Total Delivered Cost (TDC) sourcing process including spend analytics, market analyses, team workshops, should cost models, sourcing strategy development and negotiation

Effectively communicates strategies, results, and metrics to leadership teams as required

Develops contract strategies and effectively negotiates key commercial and supply positions for to the benefit of Ecolab business requirements and goals

Stays abreast of industry trends for assigned categories. Provides guidance and recommendations to business units in order to support margin and top line growth

Effectively implements strategic supplier strategies and initiatives. Develops business relationships at multiple levels within supplier accounts to manage performance, quality improvement, productivity and service level

Leads, coaches and develops direct reports to ensure strong performance and build high performing teams.

Develops, aligns and drives strategic projects to improve procurement processes, tools, and efficiencies

Manages procurement work streams associated with growth strategies and acquisitions in order to meet corporate objectives

Implements purchasing infrastructure in conjunction with functions and supply chain to assure availability at required quality & cost levels

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance or related field

5 years of experience in procurement, marketing, RDE, finance, or supply chain

Immigration Sponsorship is not offered for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Business or Finance

Demonstrated history of leadership, teamwork, and project management skills

Demonstrated competitive drive and strong orientation for results and achievement

Demonstrated skills in clear communication and presentation

Demonstrated professionalism and strong presence in interactions with others

9 days 12 hours ago



Procurement Manager Ecolab - Saint Paul, MN, United States


Location: Saint Paul, MN

Company Profile:
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.