Procurement Specialist

The Woodlands, TX 77380

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Job Function: Supply Chain Job ID:: 131789 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. 

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.

  • 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.


  • 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.


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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