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Lead Contracts Specialist - RETAIL


Dallas, TX, US, 75251

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. We are hiring for the position of Contracts Lead, Retail (Indirect). This is a remote position in the US but someone in the Texas market is highly preferred.  


The Contracts Lead, Retail (Indirect) will report to the Sr. Director Procurement. This individual is responsible for sourcing, negotiating and contracting in support of non-merchandise 3rd party (Indirect) spend, including capital and expense across Delek’s Convenience Retail Network.  The role directly executes contracting and sourcing activity to ensure the safe, reliable, cost effective delivery of goods and services in alignment with Delek’s strategic objectives and corporate growth plans.  Is responsible for executing the Supply Chain strategy by optimizing spend, leveraging the supply base, minimizing risk and ensuring compliance to regulatory standards in meeting Delek’s Retail needs.


Come and #jointheenergy! We offer top of the line benefits along with health premium re-imbursements.


Supports Delek’s Retail Convenience Operations to manage spend, reduce risk and create a competitive advantage by optimizing total cost of ownership. Builds credibility with internal and external stakeholders to ensure adoption of center-led sourcing and procurement initiatives.  Ensures collaborative interaction to understand operational needs, while providing effective and efficient support to the overall business. 


Establish and execute on annual goals and objectives, including business improvement goals and stretch goals that enable the organization to leverage indirect expenditures and minimize transactional costs. Contribute to the Supply Chain annual delivery plan, in coordination with Retail objectives and overall commercial goals.


Manages a portfolio of spend categories to optimize the supply base and deliver financial benefit from supply chain improvements and strategic initiatives.  Constantly seeks and identifies opportunities for value creation (cost savings, cost avoidance, revenue enhancement) and risk reduction.


Execution of strategic sourcing processes for assigned retail indirect categories from market intelligence, business base-case and development of scope to commercial negotiation, supplier selection and contract execution.


Enable continuous improvement through standardized lean practices and procedures for all key processes within the Retail space, including contracting strategy, sourcing, supply risk management, contractor management and procure-to-pay. 


Drive procurement optimization through increased use of automation and business improvement methods, specifically the use of standardized systems and efficient processes. Ensure that all programs implemented adhere to legal, compliance, and audit requirements.




  • Minimum BS/BA degree in Procurement, Commercial, Retail, Business or relevant field.
  • Masters or MBA a plus.
  • Minimum 7 years progressive experience in procurement, supply chain, operations, commercial, risk or relevant area
  • Minimum 5 years indirect contracting and procurement in support of retail outlet stores, store construction, maintenance, and operations support (Convenience Fuel Retail a plus)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working collaboratively across various business and functional areas, including multiple geographic locations
  • Minimum 3 yrs. dealing with department heads, senior management and customers




  • Must be a strategic thinker with confidence and speed in execution.
  • Excellent influencing, negotiation and analytical skills are required
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Supportive and hands-on inspirational leader, who is able to act independently
  • A strong collaborator across the business, Supply Chain and other support functions
  • Makes decisions with good judgment, taking responsibility for and being focused on delivery of results.
  • Is a Change Champion:  Has courage to lead change. Takes a broad business perspective and is willing to speak up. Stimulates new thinking in a positive and non-threatening fashion.
  • Can deal with ambiguity, showing strong self-confidence and determination.
  • Applies strong personal integrity and has a high service orientation.
  • SAP, Ariba, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to travel as required within North America



<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans. 


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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