Procurement Specialist

The Woodlands, TX 77380

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Job Function: Supply Chain Job ID:: 131010 Pay Range: $25 / hour

Job Description


Great contract to hire opportunity located in the 77049 area of Houston.  Client offers MVD 100% paid for the employee, 401k with match, FSA, Life Insurance, etc. upon hire. 


POSITION SUMMARY: 
The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the development of procurement solutions and implementation of sourcing strategies while supporting and driving procurement and contracting activities by building and fostering vendor/supplier relationships and following the purchase order life cycle to ensure supply chain continuity.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
  • Manages full purchase order life cycle according to company policies, procedures, and regulatory standards.
  • Plays primary role in vendor selection including but not limited to researching, identifying, and recommending potential vendors to senior management. Alternatively, recommends termination of vendor relationships if necessary.
  • Requests quotes, researches, compares, and negotiates prices, purchasing terms and conditions with vendors, and places orders pursuant to purchase order.
  • Interfaces with accounts payable with invoices on associated materials purchase orders.
  • Replenishes inventory pursuant to company min/max terms and demand requests.
  • Coordinates with Legal for preparation of vendor contracts for approval by senior management.
  • Monitors supplier performance and resolves issues and concerns.
  • Acts as primary vendor contact to address quality of purchased items and resolves any supplier deficiencies.
  • Manages timely deliveries and is responsible for the resolution of supply chain issues or discrepancies.
  • Serves as liaison with internal project teams and maintains strong supplier relations.
  • Analyzes industry and demand trends in order to support senior management with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate inventory and procurement records and reports.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to assist with successful operations and business continuity.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE LEVEL


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. AND 3 to 5 years of relevant supply chain experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, finance, accounting, business administration, or related field preferred AND 2 to 3 years of relevant supply chain experience
  • CPM or APICS certification preferred.



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Meet The Recruiter

Dana Schneider
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter

Over ten years of experience in the staffing industry has allowed me to work with diverse individuals in experience and job functions and fill various roles. I enjoy building and maintaining relationships with clients and team members.

I believe that in order to be successful, you must have a solid team ready to work together for a common goal.

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