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System One Buyer - Chemical Procurement in Ewing, New Jersey

Sr. Buyer – Chemical Procurement

Rate: $30-$40/ hourly

Hours : 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Duration: Long term temp- possible conversion

Our Global Procurement Team is looking for a driven and reliable Senior Buyer whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for procuring chemicals/raw materials for products in accordance with prescribed procurement policies and procedures. This person will lead or provide sourcing support and prepare bid specifications, issue bid requests, review quotations, and lead or support contracting execution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Guide identification and selection of suppliers to procure chemicals, meeting criteria such as assurance of supply, service, cost, quality, regulatory compliance, and responsible sourcing

  • Support materials used in the manufacturing of brands

  • Manage and execute all steps of the strategic sourcing process including developing RFPs, negotiating with suppliers (including eAuction), conducting bid analysis, and making supplier recommendations

  • Support and execute strategic initiatives within assigned categories to drive maximum cost savings and value creation for the organization

  • Partner closely with key stakeholder teams to understand critical business needs and support development of sourcing strategies to deliver results meeting these objectives

  • Support the development of specific category strategies for the assigned spend categories, including market research/benchmarks, milestones, savings targets, resource requirements, and implementation plans

  • Interpret and communicate purchasing procedures to functions and provide sourcing support

  • Write and distribute complex and technical bid invitations or requests for proposals; receive and analyze bids, quotes, and proposals. Award business and execute contracts

  • Deliver assurance of supply in partnership with Operations and Quality

  • Partner with Supplier, Plant Operations, Quality, and Supply Chain on Supplier Reliability initiatives

  • Support routine supplier business reviews, evaluating supplier performance and compliance

  • Collaborate with Corporate Marketing teams on product launches and transitions

  • Negotiate payment term extensions in support of company’s cash flow initiatives

  • Complete accurate and timely SAP master data updates


  • Skilled in field of Supply Chain with strong understanding of Procurement practices and procedures

  • Excellent business partnering, communication skills and strong process focus

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills (i.e. MS Excel based analysis)

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills required

  • Skilled in preparing and analyzing complex technical specifications and bids

  • Strong industry experience and category subject matter expertise in Chemical Procurement

  • High degree of motivation, demonstrated ability to prioritize and self-direct


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (required), MBA (preferred)

  • CPIM, CSCP or CPM certification

  • 3-5 years Procurement and/or Supply Chain experience

  • MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word (Strong EXCEL skills are required)

  • Experience working within ERP/P2P systems, SAP/Oracle

  • Must be able to report onsite when needed

System One, and its subsidiaries including Joulé, ALTA IT Services, CM Access, TPGS, and MOUNTAIN, LTD., are leaders in delivering workforce solutions and integrated services across North America. We help clients get work done more efficiently and economically, without compromising quality. System One not only serves as a valued partner for our clients, but we offer eligible full-time employees health and welfare benefits coverage options including medical, dental, vision, spending accounts, life insurance, voluntary plans, as well as participation in a 401(k) plan.

System One is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, family care or medical leave status, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.