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Wacker Chemical Corporation Strategic Procurement Manager Technical Procureme in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.At our site in Ann Arbor, we are currently looking for a Strategic Procurement Manager - Technical Procurement to join our growing team.uJob Resposibilities/uulliThis position is responsible to provide functional leadership for procurement practices and to facilitate the continuous improvement and successful the partnership between Wacker's internal customers and suppliers to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership./liliResponsible for the protection of the company's assets by procuring materials that meet Wacker's strategic goals and provides the greatest overall monetary value to the supply chains./liliThis position plays a lead role in developing, negotiating and administering contracts/li/uluQualifications Required/uulliBachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Procurement, or related discipline required, Master's Degree is preferred./liliPrior procurement experience in a large global/multinational company, preferably within the Chemical and Manufacturing Industries preferred../liliPrior leadership role in contract management, RFQ bid process, contract law and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) preferred./liliDeep understanding of negotiation strategies, risk management, and value chain of various raw materials preferred./liliExcellent and proven negotiation skills, communication skills required./liliAbility to communicate with all levels of management both internal and external to WACKER./liliStrong analytical, financial and research capabilities desired./liliProficiency with SAP Microsoft Office applications preferred./li/ulWACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.Reference Code: span contenteditable="false"1962/span#LI-LG1The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected classes.