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Procurement Specialist

Company: US Tech Solutions, Inc.
Location: Madison
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Procurement Specialist Location: Madison, MS, 39110 (onsite) Duration: 06 Months Contract Job Description: Client is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist 1 to join our Supply Chain Department in Madison, Mississippi. The successful candidate will need to understand the different commodities of procurement and be responsible for Source selection, creating request for quotation (RFQ), Requesting certifications from suppliers, creating purchase orders under $30K, but not limited to, this will be to the discretion of the manager, perform negotiations with pre-approval from your manager and/or senior lead as well as monitoring and tracking supplier acknowledgements, delivery status, assisting senior buyers in the creation of 9 tabs folders. Will also have the responsibility of tracking past due purchase orders, to ensure that SAP is updated, and notes of the status are posted for data accuracy. Troubleshooting supplier invoices to provide resolution of payment. Participates in supplier visits as well as assists in developing the agenda for the program review. Responsibilities: Sources, negotiates, and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, packaging materials, parts, services and/or supplies necessary for the operations of an aerospace organization. Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine the feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. Monitors the performance of suppliers. Evaluate areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions. Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and market dynamics. Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules. Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects, or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends and maintains necessary records. May prepare Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotes (RFQ) and bid packages. Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards. Other projects and initiatives as assigned. Experience: 4-6 years Skills: Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company Proprietary data. Some travel will be required. Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instructions. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, being able to present financial information clearly and succinctly. Excellent communications skills with the ability to exchange information and interface effectively with suppliers are required. Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a public trust position (if required for the position). Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (if required for the position). Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required. Education: Bachelors degree

Keywords: US Tech Solutions, Inc., Jackson , Procurement Specialist, Other , Madison, Mississippi

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