Feedstocks Development Manager



Advert ID



Naperville - DuPage County

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024 Phone : -



Job Description


With respect to the assigned Raw Material Procurement Categories:


* Discover opportunities for feedstock sourcing from waste collection, plastic recycling, and plastic manufacturing value chains. Develop and understand key market drivers for potential feedstocks to inform procurement decisions

* Develop key relationships within the waste and recycling industries

* Use industry experience to develop partnership options that provide win/win opportunities

* Collaborate with key partners in RDC, R&D, to understand key requirements for polymer use for feedstock sources in mechanical and advance recycling processes

* Collaborate with Procurement, Technology and Manufacturing to qualify suppliers

* Partner with colleagues as part of other cross-functional teams including RDC, manufacturing, business, SHE, etc. to drive Circular Economy initiatives

* Provide timely communications to management and project stakeholders by communicating project needs, value, priorities, and decisions to ensure project success

* Execute NDAs, LOIs, MOUs, and contracts to procure material for ECO products

* Support internal ISCC+ certification and ensure compliance to standards

* Qualify suppliers in collaboration with marketing, sustainability, technology, and manufacturing teams

* Represent Americas region in Global feedstock waste council for ECO products


* Create an aligned Category strategy including elements of:

* Global market intelligence (including local, regional, global data)

* Supplier evaluation and management

* Supplier portfolio strategy o Internal and external partnerships o Cost structure evaluation and benchmarking o Cost reduction initiatives o Improvement initiatives regarding risk reduction, increased flexibility, etc.

* Integrate into quality and regional process initiatives


* Evaluate and manage suppliers and supply portfolio (in the sense of a "key account manager")

* Create value add and bottom line impact such as cost savings/cost avoidance, risk reduction, higher delivery flexibility, increased competitiveness, more efficient processes, supplier innovation, etc.

* Design optimal logistics strategy to ensure supply security for assigned categories

* Lead and participate in cross functional strategic projects

* Generate Contract Review and Approval Forms (CRAFs) and SAP Outline Agreements

(OLAs) as required to receive approvals for supply of raw materials







* Degree in economics, business administration or natural sciences o Previous experience in Procurement with preference in Raw Materials (petrochemicals)



* Experience in moderation of cross-functional teams (minimum 2 years) o Commercial experience in waste management preferred o Experience building and maintaining external business relationships o Experience in a procurement function preferred