Veolia North America Senior Purchasing Manager (Plainfield, IL) - 1194263 in Plainfield, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: HPD, LLC a Division of Veolia Water Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Purchasing Manager to work in our Plainfield, IL office. HPD is the world leader in innovative process solutions that uses evaporation and crystallization as core technologies. HPD has designed and delivered more than 700 process systems in 30 countries. Veolia Water Technologies, is a worldwide industry leader in providing water and wastewater solutions to industrial and municipal customers. Typical project sizes range from $1 Million to $50+ Million US dollars. Projects may be domestic or international. As a Procurement Manager with HPD, the successful candidate will be a key player in the organization by providing innovative solutions from Tender Stage with the Sales Team to Execution Stage with the Project Management Team. The Procurement Manager will be involved in activities such as supplier selection, supplier development, lead cost & dispute negotiation activities, contractual terms & conditions, cost control, scheduling, assistance with quality assurance, safety, equipment procurement, field construction activities and customer/client communications. Specific areas of procurement will include procuring pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks, metallic plate, tubes, fittings and structural steel. Veolia Water Technologies offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment. We offer challenging projects and training to ensure your success. Veolia Water Technologies is a Veolia company. Veolia provides water services through public-private partnerships and industrial outsourcing agreements and is comprised of the top water professionals in every corner of the globe. Our parent company, Veolia Environnement (VE), is a world leader in environmental services. VE is based in France and is comprised of four business segments that serve the environmental needs of customers globally: Veolia Water, Veolia Environmental Services, and Veolia Energy. EOE/AA-M/F/D/V

The preferred candidate will have at least 5 to 10+ years progressive experience in worldwide procurement of heavy process equipment and/or engineering, project management or site management for turnkey projects involving heavy process equipment such as metallic pressure vessels, heat exchangers, reactors and large tanks. The candidate shall demonstrate negotiation skills in complex situations, strong abilities to analyze and define strategies together with excellent communication skills at all level. A bachelors or master's degree in a technical field is required. Contractual and legal knowledge is preferred.