Large Capital Project Procurement Liaison

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The Role and Responsibilities

DuPont is seeking a Capital Procurement professional experienced in developing, negotiating and executing global contract and procurement strategies in alignment with capital project objectives. Scope includes oversight of suppliers and contractor relationships specific to the project, including:

+ Mechanical, Instrumentation, Automation& Electrical equipment

+ Piping, Steel and consumable materials

+ Professional and Craft labor services

Leads project teams through strategy and selection. Promotes Global Procurement strategies in alignment with the Category Managers and corporate directives. Drives Supplier Code of Conduct and DuPont Core Value initiatives.

Directly manages key contracts – such as project Engineering & Design, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning services – and key equipment orders with high DuPont technology security (IP) requirements. Oversees and is project liaison for contracted party (such as EPC) balance of procurement activity to ensure alignment of commercial terms, competitive pricing, delivery to meet schedule, proactively surveilling for interferences, and assists in dispute resolution.

The position works closely with the Business Project & Steering Team and therefore requires strong client engagement to understand project and stakeholder requirements.

Your Key Responsibil i ties :

+ LeverageProcurement category teams and best practices to develop and implement strategies in alignment with business and project objectives.

+ Demonstrate leadership, client engagement and partnerships with internal stakeholders to understand requirements and collaborate on solutions.

+ Lead supplier relationship management initiatives to drive delivery of best in class performance and innovative products and services.

+ Negotiate and deliver savingsto meet business requirements and procurement organization objectives.

+ Understands the changing business capital forecasts,project objectives, and translation impact to Procurement activities.

+ Engage in dispute resolution and continuous improvement processes. Lead negotiations with key suppliers when required.

+ Develop and drive Procurement key performance indicators (KPIs) in alignment with the project team and objectives.

Your Qualification Profile:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or a related field.

+ 5+ years of Large Capital project experience preferred (>$50MM).

+ 10 + years of Capita project experience required

+ Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt is preferred.

+ Proficient in use of personal computers and MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power-point). Advanced excel skills preferred.

+ Excellent verbal and writing skills.

+ Strong negotiation, organization and management abilities.

+ Ability to effectively interact with and influence people at all levels and varied cultures within and outside of DuPont.

+ Ability to balance short-term vs. long-term needs, DuPont vs. supplier needs.

+ Detail oriented, demonstrated analytical capabilities.

Hybrid/Remote working schedule is available for this position. Candidates must live within a commutable distance to the site in Wilmington, Delaware. Please note there is no sponsorship available for this role and candidates must be based in the U.S. to be considered

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information ( .

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Job Posting: JC217160004

Posted On: Jun 26, 2022

Updated On: Aug 13, 2022