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Director of Procurement - Atlanta, GA

Decatur, GA, US, 30034

Leviat NA



Job ID:  300160


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.


Position Overview


The Director of Procurement, reporting to the VP of Supply Chain, drives the execution of the defined category strategies on a local level while managing the Supply Chain Analyst Team. This leader will identify and enable opportunities for cost reductions, cost avoidance and service improvements while providing guidelines and direction to the SC Analyst Team to execute procurement tactics to achieve these benefits while optimizing inventory levels. 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.  Overall responsibility for delivering the procurement category strategy and plans across all channels supported by sourcing strategy, supplier negotiation, selection, and evaluation.


Key Responsibilities


  • Leads a team of Supply Chain/Procurement Analysts
  • Drives 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 SC Analyst Team to execute procurement tactics to achieve these benefits.
  • Quantifies 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 to the business strategy
  • Owns 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


Key Competencies


  • Strong sense of initiative; does not wait to be asked to get work done
  • Solid Strategic Sourcing management skills with a proven record for delivering results
  • Ability to build strategic relationships with critical suppliers
  • Contract and cost analysis management
  • Customer Focus – both internal and external
  • Collaborative leader with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team within a highly matrixed environment
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Strong decision-making skills; owns the results both good and bad
  • Effective change agent
  • Ability to work in a highly cross-functional team environment
  • Strong Emotional IQ
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills


Education and/or Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Business preferable
  • 8+ years of procurement
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • Experience working with databases, data warehouse applications and/or ERP systems. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications required


What Leviat NA offers you


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Aug 28, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Manager, Procurement, Warehouse, Supply, ERP, Management, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology