Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Supply Chain Coordinator in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
47086BRReq No.:47086BRJob Description and Qualifications:
At Air Products, our purpose is to bring people together to reimagine what’s possible, collaborate and innovate solutions to the world’s most significant energy and environmental sustainability challenges. Grow with us as we embark on building tomorrow together by being the safest, most diverse, and most profitable industrial gas company in the world.
Reimagine What’s Possible Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for a Supply Chain Coordinator on the Supply Chain team to support the Rotoflow Business at our office in the Bethlehem location.
Rotoflow combines the industry’s most trusted name in turbomachinery with the world-leading industrial gas expertise of Air Products. We’re redefining the hydrocarbon, LNG, petrochemical, and industrial gas sectors with outstanding equipment performance and unrivaled reliability, safety, and value. If you enjoy fast-paced environments and have experience in the industry, come join our dedicated and hard-working Supply Chain team at our Rotoflow- Bethlehem location! Nature and Scope This position develops and implements procurement strategies to support and ensure alignment with manufacturing strategy and goals, while simultaneously challenging commercial and operating practices, and business processes with a focus on driving efficient solutions. Strong planning, project and time management, cost control, sourcing, communication, and negotiating skills are required.
You will develop an intimate knowledge of the supply markets' competitiveness drivers, key suppliers, capabilities, and marketplace dynamics. You will be encouraged to support procurement practices with a focus on driving lead-time and cost-reduction initiatives.
You will also be responsible for handling all aspects of pricing support, identification of capable suppliers, live interaction with suppliers for technical questions and clarifications, management of RFQ lifecycle and recommendation for award. You will need to communicate supplier award and rejection and be capable of maintaining positive relationships throughout. You will also interface at management levels within the suppliers’ organizations to represent Air Products’ interests.
Responsibility for this role also extends to budget management for all allocated project activities using SAP as well as maintenance of any Project performance. You will also take the lead with respect to allocated projects for maintenance; drive the safety culture during installs the need arises to meet the business requirements. They must also ensure that all activities are undertaken in compliance to both Air Products standards and those national statutes that apply as well as alignment to quality and service standards required by the business. Critical Competencies
Familiarity with the turbomachinery/rotating machinery industry and ability to learn key aspects of the industry.
Sources components or services and ensures timely preparations and communication of RFQ (Request for Quotes) and Purchase Order placement.
Experience with commodities/services such as machined parts (shrouds, plates, rings, seals, vanes, etc.), lube oil systems, bearings, gearboxes, foils, impellers, tooling, shafts/rotos, actuators (and assembly parts), couplings, instrumentation, castings/patterns, forgings, fabricated parts, Class C items, etc. is helpful.
Excellent commercial awareness Facilitate inspections, substitutions, and standardization by arranging and participating in conference calls between suppliers and company personnel.
Work with Engineering and Design team to understand technical requirements needed for procured parts and works with suppliers to ensure these requirements are met.
Works with Proposals and Operations team in reviewing forecast and operation plans to ensure purchase of goods and services are planned to meet demand.
Self-disciplined and self-motivated with a confirmed ability to work optimally with minimal direction.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher, in Logistics, Supply Chain, or Business Management or equivalent job experience
3+ years’ experience in Procurement, Technical, Engineering, Commercial or Project environment Knowledge of commercial logistical and purchasing procedures and practice, including industry standard methodologies
Experience in discrete manufacturing, logistics, and turbomachinery Education in technical or business field
Proven track record in leading successful ground-breaking metrics-based projects
Familiarity with SAP is strongly preferred
We are the world’s largest hydrogen producer with over 80 years of industrial gas experience. We are hydrogen experts delivering safe, end-to-end solutions, investing in real, clean energy projects at scale, and driving the industry forward to generate a cleaner future.
At Air Products, we work in an environment where we put safety first, diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits and also be 100% vested in your retirement benefits on your first day of employment!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.). You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
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Job Title:Supply Chain CoordinatorEmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-PA-BethlehemCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Engrg Mfg Technology & Equipment Business Sector / Division:Gardner Rotoflow and Standard Products