Procurement and Materials Manager

Location: Salt Lake City UT Posted Date: March 20, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 10792BR Careermine Job Id: 1838949

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Procurement and Materials Manager

Job Description:

Boart Longyear is looking to hire a new Procurement Manager to lead an organization (of 12 employees) with multiple supply chain teams in support of our Drilling Services Operations in the United States. This position is located at our Operations Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The Procurement Manager's responsibilities include developing procurement strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs, and overseeing the procurement team in their daily activities. is responsible to manage all aspects of supply chain strategy, sourcing, procurement, supplier management, material flow, warehouse management, delivery, inventory efficiency and cost.

Boart Longyear is a 700 million global public company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with offices and operations in 30 countries with over 5,000 employees. Boart Longyear is a world leader in drilling services and the design, development and manufacturing of products for the mining, environmental, energy and construction markets. We deliver the most effective drilling solutions in the widest variety of drilling applications and provides industry-leading expertise to our customers around the world.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Degree in business administration or a related field or equivalent experience as a Procurement Manager or in a similar position.
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain process and supply ordering techniques
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate cost and lead data driven negotiations
  • Knowledge of mining, heavy equipment, and manufacturing processes highly regarded.
  • Proven statistical and data analysis, dashboard development and reporting to customers and operational management.
  • Build relationships and communicate with all levels of the business: Suppliers, Supply Chain team, Drilling Operations Field Employees and Supervisors, Drilling Operations Management, Maintenance Management, Financial Controllers, CPO.
  • Must possess the ability to multi-task and work successfully in an international and multi-functional team.
  • Lead and manage multiple projects from inception to completion within constraints and deadlines.
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience.
  • Experience working in an ERP environment (Oracle ERP and Qlikview Dashboard a plus).
  • Experience leading cross-functional peers and customers toward a shared vision to achieve aspirational and stretch goals together.
  • Adhere to all relevant guidelines, regulations and ethical business practices.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Lead team to design and implement all material plans, to ensure compliance to all procurement policies, to manage all communication among team members and to procure all supplies and services as required.
  • Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
  • Lead continuous improvement activities to improve procurement systems and processes together with customer functions and supply chain.
  • Training new employees in the procurement process and how to use the procurement system.
  • Coach, train and lead procurement team members to ensure compliance and monitor all procurement activities.
  • Evaluate and manage inventory levels to minimize value of inventory, while also managing auto min/max inventory replenishment and automated ordering process.
  • Design and implement various procurement strategies and procurement policies and participate in all supplier reduction programs in coordination with global supply chain team and determine appropriate programs for all purchase requirements and assist to reduce supply chain cost.
  • Oversee all program management for cost reduction budget setting and management of action plans to achieve cost reduction goals.
  • Coordinate with warehouse and logistics teams on shipments and escalation of urgent orders.
  • Other duties as required

Perks, Benefits and Compensation :

We know that talented people are attracted to companies with long term success, an amazing culture. We also know you want a company that provides competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities. If hired, you can expect;
  • Strong compensation plan
  • Full medical benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Room for advancement
  • Fun and relaxed work environment

About Boart Longyear

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is the world’s leading provider of drilling services, drilling equipment and performance tooling for mining and drilling companies. It also has a substantial presence in aftermarket parts and service, energy, mine de-watering, oil sands exploration, production drilling, and down-hole instrumentation.

The Global Drilling Services division operates for a diverse mining customer base spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium, and other metals and minerals. The Global Products division designs, manufactures and sells drilling equipment, performance tooling, down-hole instrumentation and parts and services.

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia (ASX:BLY). More information about Boart Longyear can be found at . To get Boart Longyear news direct, follow us on Twitter at , LinkedIn at and Facebook at .

All new hires must pass a pre-employment background check and drug test

Boart Longyear does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Boart Longyear does business.

EEO Statement:

Boart Longyear is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

Auto req ID: 10792BR
Job Code: 120003 Manager 1.06.Manager
Function: Supply Chain
Region (Business Group): NAM
Country: United States Of America
State/Province: Utah
City: Salt Lake City