Procurement Project Manager
Chihuahua, Mexico
hace 4 días

Xylem ˈzīləm

  • 1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
  • 2) a leading global water technology company.

    Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used.

    Our international team is unified in a common purpose : creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges.

    We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

    We Offer You More Than Just A Job

  • Professional Development To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities.
  • Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

  • Employee Networks Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
  • The Role : Xylem. seeks to hire a Procurement Project Manager.

    Essential Duties / Principal Responsibilities :

  • Growth Center : Applied Water Systems
  • Develop the cadence for regular project reviews of procurement projects
  • Methodology to extract and identify the high impact procurement projects in GEP for monthly review.
  • Development of the template and metrics used in the project status reviews with management
  • Develop the countermeasure and escalation triggers when projects are not on plan
  • Utilize and implement tools within our project management system GEP that enable system metrics on milestone performance for project owners.
  • Coach and support users in the compliance of state of the art use of these system tools and requirements for project management implementation , provide regular management reports that indicate the health of procurement projects and project execution efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Lead and support high profile procurement projects.
  • Project Management Tool Set and Support (high level projects)
  • Utilize project management tools to manage project details.
  • For high impact procurement projects assigned by the leadership team, lead the creation of the project plan with project owners for all phases of the project.
  • Collaborate with the category managers at initial project plan creation. Define the project plan with the CM's and stakeholders.
  • Drive and manage the project execution as assigned to activity owners.
  • Train and build capability of project management across the organization
  • Implement effective progress meeting status updates, project tracking tool usage, action item registers, green / yellow / red flags on plan, action owner performance against baseline plan, countermeasure, risk mitigation, critical path analysis, slack management and escalation protocol when plans enter yellow and red status.
  • Indicate dollar or business impact on project plan slips to help prioritize countermeasures.
  • Ensure execution and progress on individual selected procurement projects
  • Ensure capability building
  • Metrics, cadence and driving project reviews
  • Accountable for securing regular status follow up and supporting AWS Americas sites in reaching savings targets.

  • In a professional way represent Xylem to external suppliers
  • Effectively communicate project schedule and agreed upon Xylem tasks; driving deliverables internally through leadership, progress reports, regular task owner inputs and holding them accountable to meet their deliverables.
  • Facilitate development of project milestones with the supplier and supplier commitments. Highlight issues to CM's as appropriate if supplier is not executing to plan.
  • Develop countermeasures.

  • Drive and facilitate workshops and project reviews
  • Minimum Qualifications : Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License / Certification :

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Business, Economics or equivalent.
  • Good skills in negotiation techniques.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing, with at least 5 years’ experience associated Procurement experience
  • Fluent in oral and written English and Spanish.
  • Valid driver’s license, passport and positive background check.
  • Proven record in procurement project management and adept at running successful projects and training others in the use of these tools and skills
  • Knowledgeable in Gantt charting, six sigma techniques. .
  • Good knowledge of business and behaviors in different countries and cultures.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft-Office (excel and powerpoint), Experience in SharePoint is a plus.
  • Experience managing projects related to procurement and demonstrated skills, tool usage and senior management interface experience in presenting project plan updates in a concise manner.
  • Familiarity / experience of Sourcing strategy, procurement, and sourcing process execution phases and gates.
  • Green Belt / Black Belt / Lean / Six Sigma or other continuous improvement training a plus
  • Shall in a professional way represent Xylem Global procurement, and always act in accordance to Xylem Code of Conduct.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to manage data and management processes across AWS sties
  • Capable of coordinating sourcing activities for several sites within Americas
  • Facilitation skills (workshop and presentation skills, communication)
  • Ability to focus on cooperate targets and drive these throughout the organization.
  • Good understanding of sourcing and supply chain business management procedures
  • Capable of working in a team environment involving multiple cultures. - Interpersonal skills, team building and conflict resolution experience
  • Capable of working closely with internal stakeholder, especially Ops, R&D and Finance.
  • Ability to summarize projects into executive presentations and inspire project owners to see project management as a critical methodology for their success in running projects
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Willing and flexible to accept new challenges.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Driven and with target focus.
  • Physical Demands :

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Work Environment :

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office : Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Travel up to 50%
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