Specialistlocal Service Delivery

Rio Tinto
Salt Lake City, UT, US
Nov 25, 2021
Dec 25, 2021
Trade & Skilled
Full Time
Procurement Sourcing Specialist Service Delivery
  • Opportunity to influence the strategic sourcing behaviors of Kennecott Utah Copper and engage with top suppliers.
  • Opportunities to own a category, highlight quality work across leadership structure, and grow in the company
  • Opportunity to strategically impact market forces

About the role

We are looking for a Procurement Sourcing Specialist to develop and implement strategic sourcing strategy and manage value delivery within the services category.

This role is a great opportunity to advance your career in the procurement field with a world-class organization. Working and reporting to the Procurement Business Partner- Metals, you will:
  • Create and implement strategic sourcing strategy to drive cash generation initiatives within defined services category.
  • Identify and implement Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to measure and manage supplier performance.
  • Negotiate, develop, implement, amend and monitor supplier contracts.
  • Prepare bid packages, evaluate bid proposals, perform commercial analysis and create detailed recommendations to award.
  • Analyze contracts and identify opportunities to improve/ leverage total cost of ownership.
  • Engage, coordinate and challenge a variety of stakeholders to assess business requirements and develop pipeline of value generating projects.
  • Identify routine jobs and tasks for onsite services suppliers and provide detailed plan to deliver savings.
  • Review overtime, offsite time and other related labor costs and identify cost savings opportunities.

About you

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
  • Bachelors in related field preferred or 5-10 years procurement experience.
  • Strong and proven procurement negotiation abilities.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Ariba and SAP experience.
  • Contract performance management, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to drive "zero harm safety" into the contract and procurement processes.
  • Develop and execute category management strategies and plans.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Multitasking, self-starter and team player with a positive attitude.

Where you will be working- Kennecott Sites and Daybreak Office

Rio Tinto Kennecott is a fully integrated mining operation located just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, US. Kennecott is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto. For more than 110 years, Kennecott has been mining and processing minerals from the rich orebody of the Bingham Canyon Mine. Kennecott is a strong economic driver and strives to be a valuable community partner through strategic partnerships, charitable giving and sustainable development practices.

About us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Aluminium for cars and smartphones. Copper for wind turbines, electric cars and the pipes that bring water to our home. Iron ore to shape our city skylines. Borates that help crops grow, titanium for paint and diamonds that celebrate the best things in life.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We've developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It's a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it's this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Apply today if you want to work with the latest technology and innovation, in an environment where we challenge you to drive positive change.

Please note, in order to be successfully considered for this role you must complete all pre-screening questions.