Chemical Sourcing Representative


FutureFuel Chemical Company, in Batesville, Arkansas, is looking for a new member for our Direct Materials Procurement Team. The ideal candidate would have related experience within the chemical industry. Knowledge of extrinsic factors, including macroeconomic and chemical industry, as relates to commodities purchased is needed. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

• Controls annual chemical raw material purchasing of over $50M
• Uses strong interpersonal and negotiation skills to obtain quotations, prices and delivery times required to meet company objectives
• Uses self-management principles and knowledge of SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (EFP) system to prepare, review, and track purchase orders for multiple commodities through the purchasing process.
• Applies sound process economic analysis principles to determine value
• Inputs all changes into the Company ERP system, including purchase orders, price changes, and system updates.
• Uses excellent time management skills to apply appropriate attention to detail and to handle multiple issues and concerns simultaneously and regularly communicate progress to stakeholders
• Maintains awareness and ties to corporate quality, technology and engineering resources to help implement projects
• Uses Microsoft Office tools to evaluate vendor quotes, prepare reports and analysis of purchasing options.
• Prepares and files all purchasing related documentation.
• Able to communicate with employees in any role group, as well as outside suppliers and customers

FutureFuel Chemical Company is a growing Specialty and Bio-based Chemical Manufacturing company with an exceptional safety and environmental history. We are ISO9001 and BQ9000 certified, Visit our website at for more information. FutureFuel offers excellent relocation, wage, health, dental, disability, and 401(k) plans. Applicant must be a US Citizen or be able to work in the US without sponsorship. Relocation to Batesville, Arkansas, is required for this position. Visit Batesville at Interested parties should send resumes to We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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