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Procurement Specialist Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Procurement Specialist

HEXION INC. - Columbus, OH

Posted: 9/15/2021 - Expires: 12/14/2021

Job ID: 231746871


Job Description

Procurement Specialist


Hexion Inc.

US OH Columbus

Position Overview

The Procurement Specialist actively participates in the creation of commercial value for Global Procurement and overall Global Procurement core processes and initiatives within a geographic region or globally.





Company Overview

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Company Distinction

This exciting opportunity is part of Hexion Inc.

Job Responsibilities

Working with Leaders and Commodity Managers, develop sourcing strategies including market assessment, development/evaluation of strategic options, and develop negotiation strategies.
Leading and managing global strategic metrics.
Understands Hexion's commodities, current and potential providers of those commodities, market trends and dynamics, and using this understanding to assist Leaders and Commodity Managers with ways to leverage suppliers, create value and achieve competitive advantage.
Participate in the development and planning of commodity negotiations, including negotiation/contract timing, and decision trees consistent with strategic plans.
Evaluate supplier price proposals (including complex formulas, index and spot mechanisms), participate and play an active role in supplier meetings and negotiations.
Opportunity to manage a commodity set up to $20 million in spend.


Functional Competencies
Strategy and Analytical Skills
Commercial Approach
Market Analysis
Procurement Process Utilization

Future Focused
Visionary and Strategic
Future Based Thinker
Develops Talent

Trust and Teamwork
Demonstrates Boundaryless Behavior
Listens First
Talks Straight

Transformational Leadership
Lives a Safety Mindset
Works with Velocity

Achieves Business Results
Focuses on the Customer
Demonstrates Agility

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or other related disciplines or bachelor's degree in one of the above areas with five or more years of experience in procurement, supply chain, engineering or other commercial experience.
Knowledge of IT systems
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite tools


In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer:  We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position.  All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Job Type


We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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