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Procurement Specialist in Andover, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Andover, MA
  • Job Type:
    Manufacturing
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    343881

Job Description


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as Procurement support for the Global Category Lead with responsibility for stakeholder project work.
  • Interface with business stakeholders to support their project objectives in collaboration with the Global Category Lead and identify cost-savings and efficiency opportunities.
  • Respond to supplier service and / or quality issues to mitigate negative impact on the company.
  • Meet or exceed all budget deflation for business projects.
  • Monitor and improve existing prices and service levels.
  • Conduct Requests for Quotes (tenders); negotiate contracts; use sourcing tools (i.e. bid processes, benchmarks, competitive market data) to drive savings.



QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical field, such as Finance, Accounting, Business, or similar fields.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience through work in Manufacturing or Service companies with over 5 years relevant indirect procurement experience.
  • Proven track record in negotiation and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Must be fluent in English.



Required Experience

  • Experience in working with financial information to develop consensus and buy-in for data-based decisions.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong customer service mindset.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint.



Relevant Experience

  • Experience in purchasing / procurement activities such as tenders, negotiations, and contracts.
  • Experienced with principles and procedures related to contract terms and conditions.


Knowledgeable in benchmarking, indexes, and competitive data.