Senior Advisor, Procurement
Nutrien
Rocanville, SK
Senior Advisor, Procurement - (Rocanville, Saskatchewan, Canada)

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

Reporting to the Senior Supervisor, Procurement, the Senior Advisor, Procurement will be responsible for the Maintenance Team in the management and coordination of all repairable serialized and non-serialized repairable spares. The incumbent will be a critical member of the “on-site” procurement team, supporting site-level purchasing execution and management of all Mine repairable core assets. The individual will be the subject matter expert related to Procurement strategies and processes supporting the governance of repair verses new assets and gate keeper for managing the defined cost ratio metrics supporting repair verses new selection.

What you will do:
Support site and/or corporate projects related to continuous improvement and/or transformation projects. Manage inventory when and where needed either capital and/or OPEX related.
Be the site subject matter expert for procurement/maintenance for all VMI suppliers.
Support testing and repair philosophy design and implementation including record keeping of reliability metrics related to repaired assets.
Manage all outgoing and incoming repaired assets including tagging system, tracking (RFID) and processes for receiving including quarantine hold, inspection and release procedure.
Analyze and determine optimized min/max inventory levels, dedicated inventory and lead times for all repairable spares using a combination of industry knowledge, maintenance planning input and intelligent software tools.
Governance of all logistics related to repairable spares, including 3rd party inspections.
Expediting of long lead and critical assets supporting maintenance planning deliverables.
Responsible for the forecasting of long leads and management of Inventory through the strategic running of our MRO reporting tool through Oracle.

What you will bring:
Six to eight years of relevant industry experience in procurement related function
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business – Supply Chain strongly preferred
Certifications in disciplines such as Procurement (SCMP/CPSM), Inventory Management preferred
Strong organizational, time management skills, and attention to detail
Results-driven mindset, with developing capabilities in problem solving and analytical thinking
Ability to work with a variety of internal customers and external suppliers with time sensitive demands
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with comfort working cross-functionally to gather information and resolve conflicts
Strong knowledge of mechanical and rotating equipment, OEM and distribution networks and service repair industry
Team leadership skills capable of managing a small team process to meet defined objectives
Good understanding of moderate contract language, with a strong attention to detail
Clear and solid understanding of, and practical experience with, enterprise asset management (maintenance, procurement, inventory management), spend management (e.g., analysis & reports) and enterprise resource planning systems and tools (SAP/Oracle)
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other MS Office applications
Excellent understanding of category strategies related to mechanical and rotating equipment
Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.