Procurement Specialist

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Career Techniques Inc.
Published
January 17, 2023
Location
Dallas, United States of America
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The Procurement Specialist will be a member of the team reporting to the Purchasing Manager. You will be accountable for executing purchasing demands across multiple categories. Responsibilities include issuing Purchase Orders (POs), following up with suppliers, following PO delivery and closing out POs upon invoice payment. The ideal candidate will be experienced in PO execution and management, utilizing industry standard P2P systems.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team. This is a highly visible and impactful role with the opportunity to broaden your Procurement and Supply Chain knowledge and apply it in a very dynamic environment across a diverse set of stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for end-to-end Procurement, including demand planning, PO execution and management, expediting and Invoice remediation and PO close-out.
  • Coordinate purchasing demand and delivery priority in close collaboration with business partners and category team. Ensure alignment with the guided buying and category hierarchy.
  • Ensure purchasing tickets follow the defined states, utilizing a Kanban approach.
  • Monitor status of open purchase orders to ensure on-time delivery of all materials, including timely resolution, communication, and mitigation of future potential problems
  • Expedite or defer orders as required based on schedule requirements.
  • Setup and maintain vendor catalogues in the e-Procurement (P2P) system, enabling low-touch fast track PO placement for commodity products.
  • Comply with delegation of authorities, signing authorities, as defined for each legal entity
  • Ensure conformance with the project and department cost codes and financial requirements.
  • Track delivery ETAs, ensuring goods receipt in the system and following through with PO close-out upon invoice payment.
  • Coordinate and support direct negotiations with shortlisted suppliers; communicate and collaborate with the category team as required.
  • Collaborate with Finance and Legal team to ensure budgets are in place ahead of sourcing initiation and resulting contract captures commercial intent, while minimizing risk exposure through use of proper terms and conditions.

Requirements:

  • 4-6+ years related procurement experience, preferably supporting operations
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business or logistics is required, advanced degree is a bonus
  • Supply chain or purchasing certification (ISM or equivalent) is a bonus
  • Experience with ERP Procurement and e-Sourcing systems is required
  • Experience in Procurement, purchasing across complete Procure-to-Pay cycle.
  • Experience in industry standard Procure-to-Pay systems such as Ariba, Coupa, GEP or Medius
  • Clear understanding of delegation of authorities and signing authorities
  • Procurement experience across multiple categories (including technology such as hardware and software) across Indirect and Operational spend
  • Experience working across global teams and multiple jurisdictions is highly desirable
  • Strong communication skills
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