Arconic Procurement Operations Manager - Eastman in Eastman, Georgia


Procurement Operations Manager - Eastman


Position Description

The Business Unit Plant Procurement lead develops and leads the BU Plant Procurement function. The overall goal is to achieve the best total cost position for all external spend of the respective Business Unit plant, the lowest sourcing risks, best supplier performances and ensuring highest efficiency and effectiveness of the BU Plant Procurement function.

  • He/she ensures the optimal collaboration of BU Plant Procurement with BU Procurement Engineering as well as with Global Category Management and Regional Procurement to achieve best procurement results.

  • He/she is directly responsible the BU Plant Procurement targets.

  • Responsible for the relevant Plant Procurement Operations function.

  • Works in close conjunction and alignment with Business Unit Procurement Engineers

  • Shares savings targets with Category Management, Procurement Engineering, on Plant-specific spends: i.e. Performance areas: Cost Savings (SRT), Supplier performance, challenging of material & service specifications (demand management), procurement organizational efficiency.

  • Monitors and controls BU plant procurement target achievement and initiates counter measures if necessary

  • Communicates supplier issues to Business Unit Procurement Operations Director and Category Management

  • Participate in supplier meetings jointly with Category Lead if relevant for the Plant

Additional Plant Specific Activity:

  • Work with sister plant in France to drive value across the business network

  • Drive supplier performance and quality through scorecarding & bench-marking


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Economics or Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 5 years' previous work experience in purchasing management or supply chain management.

  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven leadership in purchasing management.

  • Technical understanding preferred.

  • People development skills.

Job Function


Business Unit Group

Arconic Corporate

Business Unit


Job Type