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Procurement Specialist I

Hopkinton, MA 01748

Posted: 02/06/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 598622 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target Pay Rate: 30-42.79/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 


This role will assist with rebranding activities for client by planning and generating appropriate material orders to support production, ensuring on-time delivery and receipt from suppliers, resolving/escalating any issues, and ensuring availability of materials for production.

Drives material planning and procure-to-pay activities to include the following:
  • Reviews/reconciles material requirements based on production demand
  • Reviews and processes purchase orders to ensure availability of parts to meet the needs of production
  • Adjust due dates, quantities, and shipments as appropriate to meet production needs; ensure dates are communicated to and agreed upon with the supplier
  • Pro-actively communicates, resolves, and/or escalates material shortage issues cross-functionally between internal business partners and suppliers.
  • Resolves any receiving issues pertaining to quality/incoming inspection or delivery disputes with the supplier
  • Ensures seamless delivery of goods and/or services to client 
  • Manages inventory for zero out of stocks and minimal obsolescence
  • 1 year of purchasing, planning, supply chain management and/or management, and/or inventory management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 1 year of experience iin direct buying, contract negotiations, and supplier relationship management
  • 1 year of cross-functional team management experience or project management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • SAP experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical, reasoning and quantitative skills.
  • Able to express concepts and needs clearly, logically and persuasively in both writing and verbally.
  • Takes initiative in anticipating issues and mitigating risks.
  • Able to process and manage large amounts of information and is comfortable with complexity.
  • Able to make appropriate prioritization decisions.
  • Bachelor's degree 
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