Nexus Circular – Strategic Sourcing Manager - Atlanta

Job Summary / Purpose

Nexus Circular is the commercial leader in advanced recycling technology that converts landfill-bound plastics into circular feedstocks for the production of sustainable virgin plastics for packaging and other applications. Nexus Circular’s end-to-end solution is economically validated as demonstrated by consistent bulk sales of high quality, ISCC Plus circular feedstocks for virgin plastic production. Aligned with global partners who seek proven scalable solutions to meet ambitious plastic circularity goals, Nexus Circular is rapidly expanding its innovation footprint worldwide, moving decisively to address the complex challenges of plastics accumulation in the environment.

Nexus has built an outstanding culture. We are looking for people to contribute to a fast-paced, environmentally committed business that is focused on growth and sustainability. We are very collaborative, transparent, data driven, value diverse perspectives and are looking for constructive initiatives and new ideas. We are looking for self-starters and independent thinkers who work collaboratively in teams. Given the growth stage of Nexus, we are also looking for people who are comfortable moving between strategic thinking and executing those ideas to take Nexus to the next level.

The Atlanta plant is the first of many plants for Nexus and is where we currently operate the company’s initial commercial production facility. The Atlanta plant is doubling its capacity over the next 12 months with its next generation technology as well as extensive growth in the Company overall with the building of new sites.

Role Overview

We are seeking an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our team and support the procurement and contracting activity for Capital Assets and MRO equipment related to the expansion of our existing facility and building of major new manufacturing sites. This role will be responsible for developing the procurement strategies, managing our critical suppliers, and leading commercial evaluations of major equipment purchases.

This role reports to Nexus Circular’s Director of Engineering.

Responsibilities

Execute and manage supplier relationships and contracts to meet or reduce capex budgets and schedules as well as reducing operating costs, ensuring product quality, and meeting our service requirements.

Contribute to overall department strategy and annual business plans that link to the project execution and corporate business strategy and plans.

Develop project and corporate procurement strategies to ensure long term supply of major long lead time items.

Manage supply chain risk through dynamic supply markets for our equipment.

Lead supplier strategies and selection for commodity MRO items to ensure reliable supply.

Perform regular supplier audits to evaluate capability and performance to ensure continued delivery compliance.

Requirements

Education

BS in Engineering, Business, or other related field.

Experience

7+ years of procurement experience (technical categories preferred)

Global experience in strategic sourcing, category management, and supplier relationship management

Experience in sourcing for large capital projects over $100 million.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

Self-starter with strong initiative

Ability to manage multiple projects on different timelines

Comfortable in a fast-paced, purpose-driven, collaborative environment

Have the skills needed to operate and maintain equipment

Demonstrate a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes

Compensation

The Company will offer a competitive salary, and bonus as well as a benefits package.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.

Nexus Circular Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Nexus Circular provides reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant with a disability unless such accommodation causes an undue hardship.

Statement to Third-Party Agencies: Nexus Circular only accepts resumes from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward any resumes, as Nexus Circular is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.