The Procurement Manager is responsible for procurement of materials and services for the refinery. This position supervises other procurement professionals to ensure that CITGO procurement policies and procedures are applied in obtaining quality goods and services to meet the internal customer's requirements at the lowest total cost, including bidding, vendor selection, negotiation, creation and maintenance of contracts (purchase orders and outline agreements) covering the commercial terms and conditions of the transactions. Interact regularly with other refinery departments, their management and external vendors.
The Procurement Manager manages the purchasing and warehouse functions at the plant site in order to achieve the lowest total cost of ownership of purchased goods and services. This position provides advice and counsel to site management for all procurement activities. This position works with other site departments and corporate support to improve the complete procurement process so that the process becomes more effective In accomplishing requirements of internal customers and ensuring proper business controls.
*CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer*
Bachelor degree in Supply Chain or related field, plus ten (10) or more years of related experience.
In lieu of degree, fifteen (15) years of related industrial experience.
Candidates must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Card)
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card.
The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card: https://universalenroll.dhs.gov/
*Must have current valid drivers license.*