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Procurement Project Specialist

US Rolled Products
21001463 Requisition #

Arconic is currently in search of a Procurement Project Specialist to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) business unit.

At Arconic, we are looking for people who share our values of integrity, inclusion, and diversity, and who demonstrate agility, results commitment, and the capability to grow themselves and others. In return, we offer the opportunity to Grow Together with ongoing opportunities for professional growth provided by a constantly changing environment, working alongside employees who value the people they work with just as much as the work they do.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Project Specialist for new strategic initiatives within Procurement to bring efficiencies and drive incremental business value
  • Lead Program Management Office (PMO) to drive achievement of Procurement goals to support achievement of business objectives
  • Commercial and functional accountability for Market Intelligence outsourced provider, tools and supporting information subscriptions
  • Program and solution owner for strategic Procurement tools supporting Sourcing (RFP, RFI, Auctions), working capital and Contract Management.  Drive adoption of tools within Procurement, provide training and central support to optimize use and delivered value to the company.

Key Objectives

  • Lead cross-functional teams to identify, define and deliver new procurement tools and process to lower the cost structure of the company to achieve world class cost benchmarks
  • Use MI data to provide future cost projections of key commodities and recommendations of buying strategies to maximize value to shareholders of the company
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and standardization of strategic Procurement processes
  • Create and deliver engaging and informative presentations to align leadership on prioritization of opportunities and develop action plans to achieve best-in-class performance
  • Drive organization to achieve best value on procurement of key commodities, optimization of working capital and best in class security of supply to ensure continuous manufacturing operations 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Institution.
  • 5 years' minimum experience in purchasing
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S> person as a U.S> citizen, U.S> Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management.
  • Process Improvements
  • Collaborative teamwork skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Decision-making.
  • Innovative thinker.
  • Expert with professional Strategic Sourcing tools and processes (RFP, RFI, Auctions, eCatalog)
  • Expert in PowerPoint, Excel, Think-cell, SharePoint

ABOUT Arconic Corporate Center

The Arconic Corporate Center is located on the North Shore of the Allegheny River with spectacular views of the Pittsburgh skyline.  The Corporate Center is blocks away from PNC Park, surrounded by scenic walkways and trails, and only minutes from Market Square and Pittsburgh’s most popular restaurants.


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.       
We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability. 

Safeguard our Future.
We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.
We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.
We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.
We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.
We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.

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