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Procurement Specialist in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/7/2018

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Job Description

Procurement Specialist

 
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Distribution Center with a national foot print and currently in a significant expansion mode. 
  • Industry leader with over 70 years of success and financially sound
  • Forward thinking organization committed to implementing cutting edge technology and resources to support growth

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Executive Leadership that is highly engaged offering both experience and knowledge 
  • Dynamic employees with great moral, low turnover while offering growth opportunities 
  • Opportunity to have an immediate impact to the organization’s bottom line and high exposure across executive leadership team
  • Excellent benefits and work environment 

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Partner with business units to facilitate supplier bidding processes. Obtain request for information and request for quotes
  • Verify purchase requests for accuracy, completion, required approvals, and compliance with contract
  • Follows-up with stakeholders to properly complete requests; Approve purchase orders up to a specified amount
  • Leverage cross-functional and cross-portfolio spend, teams and resources to maximize cost savings 
  • Support the concur expense audit process for the region, and work with the Director of Procurement Operations to identify and track non-compliant users
  • Act as primary liaison between the company, suppliers and Coupa
  • Consistently assess transactional activity against suppliers to develop recommendations for enablement and advancement of relationships

COMMUNITY North Charlotte


THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma with 6+ years of related experience
  • 2-4 years in purchasing department experience with large spend company
  • Demonstrated success in responsible management of purchasing process (procurement, approvals, inquiries, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with others to resolve transactional issues
  • Strong reporting and analysis capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of supplier performance management and contract management process and tools
  • Working knowledge of purchasing systems and processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • First hand purchasing and sourcing experience required. Technical knowledge and expertise in certain commodity areas is a plus. CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); proficiency in procure to pay (e.g. Coupa), T&E, and sourcing tools

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