Genesis Alkali, LLC

  • Buyer

    Job Locations US-WY-Green River
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Genesis Alkali is the world's largest producer of natural soda ash, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or


    Posting Title: Buyer
    Location: Green River, Wyoming

    Pay Grades: 8

    Position Summary: We’re looking for a Buyer with exceptional communication skills, who is eager to take initiative in key areas of high complexity. The successful candidate for this role in our Green River, WY facility will need to have a high attention to detail. You will be working with major vendors of the facility and key purchasing specialists. Are you up for the Task? If so come join a winning team!


    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Creates and Manages outline agreements (contracts), info records, and source lists in SAP for plant(s) in region to input pricing and commercial terms into systems.
    • Ensures and tracks compliance with the local/regional/global supply agreements.
    • Works with suppliers to resolve local supply issues, tracks vendor reliability & performance as well as product/material/service quality.
    • Evaluates supplier performance data and drives improvement at local level.
    • Works with purchasing specialists and leaders to optimize use of appropriate automation tools.
    • Works with other functional areas to streamline and improve process.
    • Ensures proper order/transactional execution, data entry and follow-up reporting.
    • Responsible for maintaining purchasing vendor and material data in systems.
    • Additional duties may be assigned



    Required Skills and Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent such as the GED from an accredited educational institution
      • Generally also requires 3 years of experience in procurement  or comparable experience from marketing, sales, or customer service in a heavy industrial environment
      • A relevant mix of education and other experiences will be considered
    • Capable of managing a variety of local supplier relationships
    • Ability to speak and write in the English language

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university
    • 2-3 years general experience in the chemical or petrochemical industry
    • Ability to work across a cross-functional site and organization
    • Strong Procure to Pay experience
      • SAP strongly preferred

    Genesis Alkali is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.


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