Transform the organization to perform on a higher level
"A Supply Chain Manager who unlocks productivity!"
"Do you think 'smart out of the box'?"
What is your assignment?
In this role you are responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the supply chain organization at the Botlek site to ensure that the site objectives (reducing costs, improving working capital performance and unlocking productivity) are met. Accountabilities of the Supply Chain Manager include developing and implementing department strategy and goals, driving cost and working capital improvement, assuring supply of indirect materials and services, contract management, supplier performance and relationships and Sox compliance to assure the site business objectives are safely met.
How do you achieve this?
The Supply Chain Manager has 8 direct reports; one Raw Materials Planner, one Production Support Coordinator, one Repairs Coordinator, one Senior Purchaser, three Purchasers and one Purchasing Assistant. The Supply Chain Manager reports to the VP & Chief Procurement Officer (United States). Accountabilities of the Supply Chain Manager include developing and implementing department strategy and goals, driving cost and working capital improvement, assuring supply of indirect materials and services, contract management, supplier performance and relationships and Sox compliance to assure the site business objectives are safely met. As Manager Supply Chain you must be able to lead and manage purchase professionals, warehouse and repair personnel, suppliers, contractor organizations and contract employees. This position serves as a member of the Site Leadership Team and has an active role in developing and executing Site Objectives. You are responsible for change management within your department: continuously improving business performance, organizational systems, and relationships with other departments and within the Supply Chain teams. Finally, the Supply Chain Manager is the key Botlek plant interface with the global supply chain and procurement teams and therefore possessing the ability to articulate facts, opinions and feedback are critical success factors for the role.
What will you bring to the table?
- Minimum technical or business bachelor’s degree, advanced vocational/academic level of thinking
- 8 years of supply chain and procurement management experience
- Previous chemical industry manufacturing experience is a preference
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in Dutch and English
- Excellent human relations skills
- Self starter who demonstrates an intense desire to learn new things
- Takes ownership of situations, demonstrates decisiveness and timeliness in decision making
- Experience in leading/managing supply chain team: creates a positive environment for teams to work and operate
- Develops, maintains and strengthens partnerships
What about the company?
Tronox Limited is a global leader in the mining, production and marketing of inorganic minerals and chemicals. The company operates two vertically integrated businesses: Titanium dioxide (TiO2) and Alkali Chemicals.
The TiO2 business mines and processes titanium ore, zircon and other minerals, and manufactures TiO2 pigments that add brightness and durability to paints, plastics, paper, and other everyday products. The business operates mines and mineral processing plants in South Africa and Australia, and pigment manufacturing plants in the United States, the Netherlands, and Australia.
Tronox Alkali is the world's largest producer of natural soda ash, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. The Alkali business mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergent formulation, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming (USA), home of the worldâ€™s largest trona ore deposit.
Tronox also has an electrolytic and specialty chemicals business that provides innovative products to the energy storage, paper, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries.
Tronox's diverse global workforce of 4,400 employees is committed to safe and sustainable business practices that bring value to its shareholders, customers, employees, and the communities where we work and live.
The company operates more than 20 locations around the world, with corporate offices in Stamford, Connecticut (USA), Kwinana, Australia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA), and Sandton, South Africa. It has a research and development center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (USA).
Tronox is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TROX.
Tronox 50 jaar
Hoofdkantoor van Tronox naar Stamford (USA)
Our Strategic Vision
Tronox Limited is a global leader in the mining, production and marketing of inorganic minerals and chemicals. The company operates two vertically integrated businesses: Titanium dioxide (TiO2) and Alkali Chemicals. Our company is committed to maximizing value for its shareholders, and our investor relations team works to put our financial performance into perspective.
What will you get in return?
- Professional organization with clear growth ambitions
- An exciting job in which you can further develop
- You are given a free hand in work; performance results (the “what”) are clearly defined, the “how” you define yourself
- Open culture, short lines of communication, international context
- Room for innovation and optimization of processes
Are you interested?
Standplaats / rayon:Botlek-Rotterdam
Are you interested in this autonomous position with a broad level of responsibility reporting into a corporate Vice President?
Please apply (TROX163). For more information, please contact Peggy van Schouwen at Velde, telephone +31 (0)88 60 70 100 or go to www.tronox.com
Explanation recruitment process
- What is your assignment?
- How do you achieve this?
- What will you bring to the table?
- What about the company?
- What will you get in return?
- Are you interested?
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