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Director of Procurement - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Leviat NA



Job ID:  470859


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in lifting, insulating and connecting technology for the construction industry. The company employs nearly 3,000 diverse, talented employees at 60 locations globally. Leviat's engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential, non-residential and infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. We stand together to REINVENT THE WAY OUR WORLD IS BUILT.


Purpose of the role


Procurement is recognized as a critical function within Leviat to be able to execute the business strategy. The Director of Procurement, reporting to the VP of Operations, drives the execution of our procurement and sourcing strategy for the North American Region. This leader will Identify and enable opportunities for cost reductions, cost avoidance and service improvements while providing guidelines and direction to the procurement team to execute procurement tactics to achieve these benefits. The Director of Procurement will build strong and effective relationships both with internal customers, the local/regional category team, and external suppliers to create the framework for the implementation of procurement initiatives and processes. Reports to Vice President of Operations and will be located at our office in the Perimeter/Dunwoody area of Atlanta.  Hybrid schedule.  


Key tasks & Responsibilities


  • Drives and manages the execution of the defined category strategy on a local level. Works closely with the Local Category Manager and Divisional Procurement team

  • Identifies and enable opportunities for cost reductions, cost avoidance and service improvements. Provides guidelines and direction to the procurement team to execute procurement tactics to achieve these benefits.

  • Drive annual budgeted cost savings, margin improvements, and other procurement benefits, using best-in-class procurement techniques

  • Provides monthly reporting on savings, benefits, key initiatives, and projects through development of an effective Procurement Management dashboard (KPIs)

  • Connecting procurement and portfolio strategies (make vs buy) to the business strategy

  • Overall responsible for delivering the procurement category strategy and plans across all channels supported by sourcing strategy, supplier negotiation, selection, and evaluation

  • Own the supplier relationships and take actions to deliver value through growth

  • Devise and manage inventory targets that optimize Trade Working Capital (TWC) while achieving service level goals

  • Responsible for reaching the profitability targets

  • Identify and interpret results, trends, business and market environment and drive procurement performance

  • Apply sophisticated procurement principles to realize best cost

  • Additional duties as assigned


Key leadership competencies


  • Drive for results

  • Global perspective and data driven

  • Attracts & develops talent

  • Customer focus

  • Strategic mindset

  • Can do attitude


Key relevant experience


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Business preferable

  • 8+ years of procurement with at least 5 years of people management experience

  • Experience working with databases, data warehouse applications and/or ERP systems. SAP preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Leviat, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Procurement, Construction, Data Warehouse, ERP, Warehouse, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing