Procurement Specialist
At a glance
Location: US-CA-Alameda Map
Posted: 04/20/2021
Closing: 05/19/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description
* Interfaces with all craft departments to plan and prioritize purchasing activities
* Reviews planned orders, creates requisitions for purchased items
* Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives
* Tracks order acknowledgement, communicates shortage and backlogs, and provides visibility of potential interruptions to internal customers
* Tracks orders and confirms system lead times, delivery dates, and cost
* Reviews, updates, and maintains purchase order logs until they are closed
* Work closely with Accounts Payable team to resolve vendor issues
* Provide user training for purchase requisition procedures
* Work with business stakeholders to improve procurement processes
* Solicit bid proposals, negotiate contracts, and lead sourcing events to support procurement requirement as needed
* Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history
* Assist with research, estimating and costing of key items
* Maintain strong working relationships with our vendors
* Prepare detailed and accurate requisitions to purchasing department
* Manage requisition orders from initiation to purchasing to receipt of goods
* Facilitate vendor communication and logistics
* Monitor and communicate lead times, status updates, shipping & delivery issues
* Stay up to date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Procurement Specialist