Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-145416
  • LocationPinjarra
  • SalaryCompetitive
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantShanelle Balchin
Unleash Your Potential as a Procurement Specialist - Capital at Alcoa - Empowered by Chandler Macleod

Are you a highly skilled procurement professional seeking an exciting career opportunity? Look no further! Chandler Macleod, in collaboration with Alcoa, a global leader in the aluminum industry, invites you to join our elite workforce as a Procurement Specialist - Capital.

About Alcoa: Alcoa is a world-renowned company at the forefront of innovation, sustainability, and excellence in the aluminum industry. With a global presence and a commitment to a greener future, Alcoa pushes boundaries and shapes the world around us with cutting-edge technologies.

Your Role and Responsibilities: As a Procurement Specialist - Capital, you will play a pivotal role in managing all aspects of sourcing and supply for allocated capital projects. Acting as the single point of accountability, you will collaborate closely with the Procurement Manager - Capital and project engineering teams to align project objectives with procurement strategies. Your responsibilities include:

1. Business Alignment

  • Support and facilitate the procurement function for capital projects, addressing customer and supplier queries.
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers and customers, ensuring service, quality, and financial performance objectives are met.
  • Drive standardization, process improvements, and supplier integration to achieve optimal outcomes.
2. Strategy Development

  • Understand project requirements and develop procurement strategies aligned with project objectives.
  • Identify and qualify suppliers for project execution, from scoping to implementation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align business needs for materials, services, and outsourcing.
3. Opportunity Prioritization

  • Identify and prioritize near and long-term opportunities within projects to leverage Alcoa's purchasing capabilities.
  • Support the development and execution of key category strategies within the region.
  • Ensure alignment and coordination of project strategies with the overall program of work.
4. Execution

  • Manage supplier contracts and obligations to ensure timely delivery of goods/services, adhering to specifications and project schedules.
  • Maximize commercial advantage through effective sourcing strategies.
  • Negotiate contracts, manage supplier relationships, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Mitigate commercial risks while reducing acquisition and ownership costs.
  • Monitor and manage supplier progress, identifying and addressing schedule and specification risks.
Why Join Alcoa's Elite Workforce?

  • Engage in challenging capital projects and deliver results that drive Alcoa's success.
  • Collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders, including project teams, suppliers, and internal departments.
  • Contribute to cost savings, process optimization, and working capital improvement.
  • Showcase your leadership, communication, and influencing skills.
  • Enjoy professional development opportunities and a supportive work environment.
Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Strategic Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Business, or a related field.
  • Professional certification such as CIPS, CPM, APICS, or P.E. is beneficial.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in procurement, supply chain management, or a related role.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and data mining tools.
  • Sound knowledge of procurement and business processes, coupled with initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and influencing skills.
  • Familiarity with capital project delivery and management processes.
Join us at Alcoa and Chandler Macleod to make a remarkable impact on the aluminum industry!