Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing Manager

Location: 

The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Req ID:  1610

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Job Summary:

Western Midstream is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager to join the Supply Chain organization located at its headquarters in the The Woodlands, TX. Responsible for overseeing the procurement and sourcing of materials, equipment, and services essential to the operations of the company. SSM will play a key role identifying cost-saving opportunities, ensuring the timely delivery of goods and services while maintaining quality standards.

 

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience
  • Proven experience in developing and executing sourcing strategies
  • Prior experience in vendor management, negotiations, and contract management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies to optimize costs and improve the efficiency of the supply chain.
  • Develop and implement vendor management strategies to optimize costs and improve Operations support.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers to secure favorable terms and conditions while maintaining strong working relationships.
  • Management of large projects and strategy, which includes accountability for success, process and strategy to support Western Midstream Organization.
  • Accountable for success and strategies of designated function in alignment with WES policies.
  • Define Supplier strategy, including management and optimization of suppliers
  • Finalizes and negotiates terms and conditions of purchase, blanket, and service orders.
  • Identifies and implements process improvements or technology to increase the effectiveness of established systems.
  • Monitors budgets for assigned business segments or projects; controls associated costs, and implements programs and requirements to reduce costs as well as increase process effectiveness.
  • Develops relationships with external vendors and customers.
  • Provides training and mentoring support to team.
  • Responsible for operational success, strategic alignment and integration of activities with other major organizational functions.
  • Assumes responsibility for the successful implementation of plans in a defined area of responsibility with strong business acumen.
  • Develops strategy, aligned with SCM policy and direction and is fully accountable for the success of the designated function
  • Makes decisions for large-scale initiatives and projects involving own and possibly related functional areas.
  • Owns a significant number of measurable functional, operational and strategic goals or priorities.
  • Applies subject matter knowledge to manage activities in solving most complex business/technical issues within established policies
  • Acts as an advisor to executive management in influencing the strategic direction of the business.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Supply Chain Management, Sourcing Finance, Business or other related field required.

 

Certification/Licenses:

  • CPSM or CPSD Preferred

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel will be required up to 25-50%.

 

Work Schedule:

  • This position follows a hybrid schedule working in office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and working remote Wednesday and Friday. Monday-Thursday are 9 hours and Fridays are 4 hours.

 

 Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.

Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.  

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