Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jan 4

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Princeton, NJ
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4181510

Position: CAPEX Buyer
Company: A leading world producer of high performance plastics and specialty materials with a portfolio of over 30 brands in over 1500 formulations used in hundreds of applications with locations on five continents. This is a $13B organization with 60 US locations. For 150 years they have driven innovation serving diversified markets from consumer goods to transportation to energy production. The company has 21 Global Research Centers.

We appreciate our employees by providing:
  • High base salary with 10% bonus potential
  • 401K with High % company match
  • A people-focused culture that empowers our employees to reach their potential
  • Advancement opportunities with 60 US locations and in a global capacity
  • Relocation assistance to your choice of 3 areas

Reporting directly to the Company’s Global CAPEX Procurement Manager, you will be part of the CAPEX team for all of North America of 4 people currently located across the US. As an individual contributor on the team you will:
  • Support multiple Global Business Units for capital equipment and contract services for the company’s chemical plants.
  • Negotiate, develop and manage engineering and procurement contracts for mechanical, civil, I&E disciplines and process major equipment for plant production.
  • Work closely with Project Managers to develop risk factors and the risk profile for project development and delivery.
  • Develop strategies for project delivery of “On Time and on Budget”.

Community Information: Three Choices!
  • Princeton NJ: About halfway between NYC and Philadelphia, a community of 30,000 who live in tree-lined neighborhoods, but a quick train ride to NYC or Philly and an hour drive to the Atlantic beaches
  • Alpharetta GA: Just north of Atlanta, with low crime and great schools, but just a 45-minute drive to all Atlanta has to offer – professional sports, arts, and entertainment
  • Houston TX: Just an hour drive from the Gulf of Mexico, and home to a booming economy based on energy, port shipping, and NASA. The Houston metro area’s GDP is larger than South Africa or Austria.
Background Profile:
  • B.S. Degree in a Technical Field, recent MBA a plus
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in construction, procurement, capital projects
  • Strong knowledge of chemical operations and experience within the chemical industry
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization
  • Collaborative and proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to travel 20-50%, mostly within the US and North America
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