Procurement Specialist at Linde Inc

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: DEER PARK, Texas

Job Description:

About Linde: Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2021 sales of $31 billion. We live our mission of making our world more productive every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet. The company serves a variety of end markets including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing and primary metals. Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions. For more information about the company and its products and services, please visit Job Overview: We are currently seeking a Procurement Specialist to be based at our Deer Park, TX location and will have a Regional support responsibility. This position will report to the Region Reliability Center Manager at the same location. The Specialist works with the Regional Reliability team and other corporate/regional/plant personnel to support achieve tactical reliability goals. The overall objective of the Procurement Specialist is to procure parts, services and equipment for a fast paced reliability and maintenance organization. Primary Responsibilities: - Procure, expedite, and coordinate deliveries of parts, services, equipment and supplies. - Support outage planning and execution through effective pre-planning involvement, procurement and coordination of deliveries and staging. - Provide procurement and delivery support at the office or on-site in the field, for routine as well as emergency needs. - Develop Bills-of-Materials in the CMMS system for critical assets. - Identify and establish preferred vendors for parts and services in key locations within region. - Maintain accurate record keeping of procurement activities and publish monthly reports on procurement KPI. - Update CMMS and ERP systems with relevant procurement data such as cost, suppliers and parts information. - Comply with all applicable regulatory and Praxair standards in execution of procurement responsibilities. This position requires a combination of office work and field work. This position typically requires approximately 10% travel domestically. Accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) is occasionally required. Qualifications: Required Qualifications: - Minimum 5 years of experience in a purchasing support role within an industrial manufacturing environment. - Proven knowledge of Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation spare parts components and nomenclature. - Proven experience in CMMS systems (such as Infor EAM) and ERP systems (such as J.D.Edwards). - Understanding of regulatory and industry standards for procurement. - Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills. - Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams. - Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision. - Proven experience in computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.). Preferred Qualifications: - Associate/ Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology or Engineering. - Certification in Procurement or Supply Chain Management. - Proven knowledge of Spare Parts Management and Planning & Scheduling processes. - Experience in operating fork-lifts and standard warehouse mobile equipment. At Linde, we strive to create a work environment that treats all employees with respect, supports new thoughts and ideas, encourages growth and development, celebrates our differences, and embraces inclusion. Linde is committed to remaining an employer of choice for the diverse, ever-increasing pool of global talent. To learn more, visit About Linde. We offer a comprehensive competitive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, health, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k) (with matching), and pension benefits. Linde thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview will be contacted. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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