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Procurement Specialist



Flowood, MS, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Procurement Specialist

  • Posted 02-Jul-2024 (CST)
  • Flowood, MS, USA
  • Full Time

Ergon, Inc in Flowood currently has an opening for a Procurement Specialist for the Energy & Specialty Solutions (E&SS) business segment.

Ergon is a family-owned oil and gas company based in the Jackson, MS area with facilities across the US. We are a great company with great pay and great benefits. Ergon, Inc. is a relationship-driven company that values each employee's willingness to learn and contribute to the team. Ergon has locations throughout the world, but we pride ourselves on maintaining a small company feel. As a Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for coordination of all third-party base oil purchases and intermediates for Energy and Specialty Solutions (E&SS).

Procurement Specialist Job Duties:

  • Responsible for coordination of all third-party base oil purchases and intermediates for Energy & Specialty Solutions (E&SS).
  • E&SS's SME and administrator of the complete buying process. I.e., PO acceptance, troubleshooting, goods receipt, invoicing, coding, etc.
  • Progresses orders through SAP; Monthly reconciliation for inventory and accounting support.
  • Responsible for training the E&SS team members on GR processes, SAP processes, etc.
  • Provides Monthly KPI Reporting on third-party purchases.
  • Open PO reports, In-transit 3P, master purchasing record, etc.
  • Support Near Term Planning (NTP) Supply team meetings and discussion of purchases.
  • Responsible for training of employees supporting third party purchasing (e.g., Ergon International, Ergon Singapore, Ergon Mexico, etc.).
  • Interfaces with vendors and trucking companies to schedule and troubleshoot deliveries. Coordinates with Customer Service as part of this responsibility
  • Coordination and cross-functional communication with Refinery Supply Team and E&SS to develop purchase plans to balance inventory investment with customer service commitments.
  • Support E&SS team and Accounting with annual fiscal budgeting and business planning associated with third-party purchasing.
  • Maintain and upgrade margin reporting for third-party purchases and sales.
  • Support GPM with supplier interfaces to give a three-month lookahead.
  • Entering forecast into vendor's forecasting tool
  • Drives continuous improvement of the third-party purchasing process.

Procurement Specialist Requirements:

  • High school Diploma or GED; relevant college courses.
  • 3 years minimum in industrial purchasing
  • SAP experience
  • Passion for achieving customer and business needs.
  • Excellent communication skills that allow problem resolution, mediation, and the ability to successfully work in a team environment.
  • Good attention to detail, accurate
  • Open-ended problem solving
  • Continues improvement mindset.
  • Strong Excel and Microsoft Package skills

Ergon offers a competitive benefits package for our operators: 401(k) Matching, Health, Life, LTD, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSA, Holidays, Vacation, Maternity, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance, and Profit Sharing.

Ergon is an EEO/AAP Employer.

Job Reference: Procurement Specialist

Employment offer contingent upon pre-employment drug test, background check, and MVR.