Supply Chain Manager

Location: Tampa, FL

Department: Procurement

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Company Overview

With water plant projects that produce millions of gallons of potable water per day, Our Client has an impressive track record of delivering abundant, safe and reliable fresh water to communities in water scarce regions. The company is committed to solving water challenges with desalination water treatment solutions and producing dependable fresh water supplies.

Job Summary

Experienced procurement and global shipping specialist.  Must have experience in procurement of engineered products as well as commodity components. Procurement for large industrial projects a plus.  Familiarity with products the company routinely purchases including alloy and plastic piping, instrumentation and steel skids is required. Specific skills in purchasing and procurement of Brackish Water reverse osmosis (BWRO) or Seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination industry experience a plus but not required.

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Responsible for all purchasing and shipping activities of the company
  • Responsible for negotiating procurement contracts with new and existing suppliers
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest value suppliers to our company
  • Responsible for negotiating shipping contracts for all company freight services
  • Oversee shipping costs to maintain the lowest costs on each and every shipment of the company
  • Responsible to ensure all operating plants are properly supplied with needed components in at the most cost-effective and time sensitive manner possible
  • Direct day-to-day management of procurement and shipping personnel.
  • Prepare and present procurement and shipping information to the company on a regular basis.
  • Other related duties may be assigned as required


Qualifications and Skills

  •  Must have experience in negotiating long-term supply contracts.

  • Must have experience in management of procurement and shipping personnel.

  • Excellent written and oral communications are required.

  • Must be bilingual in Spanish (written and oral)

  • Able to negotiate and procure supply contracts

  • Ability to communicate across a range of skill levels

  • Fluent in all common computer software programs: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.

  • Deep knowledge of purchase contracts terms and conditions

  • Working knowledge of shipping contracts and terms and conditions

  • Ability to make presentations to management


    BS is a plus but not required

  • 15 years experience in procurement and shipping

  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.



Hunter Crown provides recruiting and executive search services to the water and wastewater treatment industry.

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