ATSS Engineering has a client in Calvert, AL looking for a Raw Materials Procurement Analyst – Steelmaking.

The selected candidate will be responsible for efficient procurement and management of the raw materials procurement activities to achieve the business goals. This position works with the Finance, Commercial, and Planning departments to bring in the right material to support our customer needs while reducing our cost.  On-time delivery, compliance, total cost of ownership, and inventory management are key performance indicators for raw materials procurement.


The Basics:

Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Industrial/Manufacturing/Metallurgical Engineering or related field; Or equivalent experience
Minimum High School Diploma or GED required 
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Excel, Teams, Word, PowerPoint)
Minimum of 2 years’ Electric Arc Furnace raw materials procurement experience
Solid understanding of inventory management principles

The Extras:

SAP/MES system experience preferred
Ferrous Scrap market experience in the Southeastern US preferred



Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Ability to competently handle a fast-paced environment, with strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently


Develop suppliers and supply chain for Electric Arc Furnace (HBI/DRI, Pig Iron, scrap, alloys, lime, carbon, etc)
Create presentations about raw material supply plans and present them to executive management
Negotiate supply contracts and execute spot purchases
Negotiate detailed purchase contracts with affiliated and 3rd party suppliers
Work with Commercial, Planning, and Slab Procurement to develop supply plans
Track and report raw material inventory and position to plan
Ensure consistent supply to maximize customer satisfaction while minimizing cost
Plan, manages, and coordinate all activities related to the procurement of necessary materials
Determine purchase requirement based on inventory and demand
Calculate and maintain price for delivered materials
Ensure supplier compliance against the contracts
Develop procurement improvement project activities with other departments


Office setting
Gulf coast region in Calvert, AL
Days, Monday to Friday with extended hours as required due to periods of peak workloads
Occasional travel to suppliers