Manager Procurement USA

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: remote – N/A, US, 19067

Company: Heraeus

Manager Procurement USA
Corporate Functions
Location remote – N/A
Full Time


Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


Heraeus is seeking to recruit a Procurement Manager in the USA for one of its investment companies, perPETual Technologies.  This is a unique opportunity to be part of a fast growth, profitable and well financed environmental company that is considered to be a global leader in PET plastic recycling.  perPETual Technologies has developed, patented and commercialized its own proprietary technology to recycle used plastic (PET) bottles and has to date recycled over 4.0 billion PET bottles.   Website for more information: https://www.perpetual-global.com/


The company currently operates one plant in India and is now seeking to expand globally including an immediate expansion into the US market, supported by it’s majority stakeholders.


This position offers the right individual to work closely with the teams located in Germany, UK and India on a day to day basis while reporting directly to the Company’s Headquarter in Germany. The objective is to source a significant amount of bottles and flakes from the U.S. market through long term supply agreements and / or strategic relationships. 


Your role and responsibilities: 

  • Sourcing of PET bottles and flakes by building upon existing databases showing bottle sources and flake suppliers and identifying a significant amount of PET bottles and PET flakes for purchase with long term contracts
  • Developing senior level business relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiation and Contracting: Negotiate pricing, terms and delivery times with established and new suppliers and finalizing contracts with suppliers in alignment with other functions. 
  • Monitor the suppliers’ commitments toward the company and support the deviations treatment.


What is required for this role:

  • Industry expert with experience in the PET bottle recycling sector

  • Experience in sourcing of PET bottles and PET flakes.

  • Procurement experience

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • High convincing ability, skilled negotiator

  • Winning personality promoting collaborative work


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia