Advanced Plastics Recycling Company in USA |Nexus Circular LLC

Nexus Circular accelerates circularity so people and the environment thrive by leveraging technology that outperforms, operations that scale and people that deliver.
We have a viable solution today at full commercial scale. And we are on a trajectory to convert 20 billion pounds annually of hard-to-recycle plastics into circular materials by 2030 to support our global partners’ sustainability commitments.
Advanced recycling. Accelerated. Learn more at www.nexuscircular.com

Procurement Specialist/CapEx Buyer

Job Title
Procurement Specialist/CapEx Buyer
Job ID
27734403
Location
Atlanta,  GA 30336
Other Location
Description
Nexus Circular is the commercial leader in advanced recycling technology that converts landfill-bound plastics into circular feedstocks to produce 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.

Role Overview
This is a key role within the Procurement function driving a high-performance culture and setting the standard for excellence. The Procurement Specialist/CapEX Buyer will be responsible for the production, approval and delivery of strategic sourcing projects and cost reducing process/supplier improvement projects, and the Source to Contract process working closely with project stakeholders.
As a member of this team, you will be expected to develop, outline, and execute projects in accordance with agreed upon deliverables, timings, and budgets.

This role reports to Nexus Circular’s Strategic Sourcing Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Engaging with key category stakeholders and suppliers to develop sourcing strategies to drive savings and value to the company, within the Capex categories.
  • Develop a deep knowledge of CapEx categories and procurement process to align stakeholders to drive compliance and best practices.
  • Building, managing and complying with the Source to Contract (S2C) end to end process, including tender build, tender evaluation, recommendation, contract negotiations, award, and contract execution.
  • Responsible for monitoring and managing supplier performance with respect to cost, quality, delivery timeliness, etc.
  • Manage KPI’s to measure, control and benchmark procurement activities including savings, project and contract trackers, spend under category strategy.
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives that will generate value through increasing supplier performance or capabilities.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of previous experience in industries such as Petro-Chem, Paper Mill, or Industrial/Manufacturing. 
  • 2+ years of supply chain operations/procurement/sourcing experience including supplier/vendor relationship, stakeholder management, and/or CapEX experience
  • Professional certification CPSM or CIPS are highly preferred (completed or in process).
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Able to meet targets and deadlines; Results oriented.
  • Strong negotiation skills and a track record of taking ownership and driving results.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience working with global Indirect categories such as Capex and Engineering professional services are highly desirable.
  • Experience working within a Strategic Sourcing Environment and category management process.
  • Experience working with e-procurement tools to find, evaluate & select the best vendors to drive savings, increase value & manage risk
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems, incorporating data gathered from a variety of sources. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and analytical platforms, including but not limited to the ability to analyze data using pivots and V-Lookups
  • Experience managing cross-functional and cross-business projects within a matrix business environment, including an understanding of the barriers to change and how to overcome them.

Don’t meet all the listed requirements? At Nexus Circular, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace.  If you are excited about this role but your previous experience doesn’t align completely with the job, we encourage you to apply anyway.  You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

Benefits:
  • Eligible to contribute to Company’s Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) upon hire with Company Contribution
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage at 100% for employee only levels.
  • Multiple comprehensive coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through Insperity Works
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance
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.  Nexus Circular recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of 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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application, interview process, pre-employment activity, and the performance of crucial job functions.  Please contact recruiting@nexuscircular.com to request accommodation. 

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.

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Jodie Morgan

CEO

Jodie Morgan

CEO

Jodie brings over 30 years of manufacturing leadership experience, having built and led 5 companies as CEO/President and 3 of those companies with an ESG focus.

Most recently, Jodie served as the CEO of GreenMantra Technologies, a privately-held early- stage advanced recycler of waste plastics to specialty waxes. Previously, she was President of Pinova, a PE-backed manufacturer of specialty chemicals from renewable resources.

Currently, she serves on the boards of NanoXplore (TSX) and Bartek Ingredients (PE backed) and is active with The National Association of Corporate Directors and The Women Corporate Directors.

Jodie earned degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware and holds an MBA in Finance from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.