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Capex Logistics Buyer

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

INEOS Pigments located in Ashtabula, OH consists of two facilities – Plant 1 and Plant 2 – that safely and efficiently produces titanium dioxide pigment (TiO₂) and titanium chemicals products. The company is one of the largest producers of TiO₂, a bright white powder made from titanium ore. Titanium dioxide is a unique material delivering an unparalleled refractive index value, making it ideal for applications where opacity is required. TiO₂ makes possible opacity, brightness and durability in a variety of end uses like coatings, plastics and paper.

As a Buyer supporting our Capital Projects within the procurement team, this role is responsible for the procurement of capital expenditure and logistics spend. One key requirement is to ensure the delivery of maximum value in the sourcing and contracting of CAPEX material and services while managing risk and supporting project plans.  The other key requirement is to be responsible for the negotiation and management of logistics services and contracts including truck, rail, ocean and other relevant modes of transportation.  The role is accountable for the strategic development, negotiation, delivery, and ongoing management of key third party goods and services providers. 


  • BS degree in Engineering, supply chain management, operations management, business administration or related field with MBA preferred.
  • Previous CAPEX/Project and Logistics procurement 5 or more years’ experience in a large complex manufacturing environment, dealing with contract negotiation and management desirable.
  • Professional PSCM qualification (MCIPS) or equivalent.
  • Well-formed understanding of procurement and logistics industry and terminology.
  • Must be knowledgeable of procurement work processes and be fully capable of demonstrating the ability to efficiently interface with business management software (SAP). 
  • Demonstrated skills and abilities to define, measure, and solve technically complex issues - often with severe time constraints.
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal communication, technical aptitude, and negotiation skills are required.
  • The position requires strong working knowledge of Microsoft packages, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants just south of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 45 years of manufacturing excellence.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

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