Procurement Associate

Position Description

Position Summary

Procurement Associate

Position Reports to

Director of Proposals and Pricing

Position Supervises

N/A

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Negotiating with vendors in order to ensure the most competitive prices
  • Sourcing for items set forth by the client
  • Working with several teams to provide sourcing support and advice
  • Documenting vendors and quotes
  • Working with vendors to meet contract objectives such as quality, quantity, delivery, and cost
  • Building strong professional relationship with vendors
  • Communicate quotes to Project Management and/or Finance
  • Responsible for providing status updates to manager
  • Coordinates any special delivery instructions with Receiving
  • Assures that all invoice discrepancies are accurately resolved in a timely fashion

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • HS Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Good Reading and writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • English literacy
  • General Mathematical skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Attention to detail

Training Methods

  • In house Training programs
  • On the job with experienced individual
  • Literature
  • Internet

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