Procurement Specialist

Paragon Development Systems - Brookfield, WI3.7

9 days agoFull-time
PDS Procurement Specialist is responsible for authorizing purchase orders, supplier negotiation, tracking and receiving purchase orders. They effectively communicate with multiple teams within the PDS organization, and various suppliers to ensure product is ordered and delivered to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Business Description:
The PDS Procurement Team environment is fast paced, and detail orientated with a positive professional attitude communicating effectively internally and externally.

Reporting Relationships:
Reports To: Director of Procurement
Peers: Procurement Team

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Authorize purchase orders to PDS approved suppliers
Knowledge of purchase order and inventory requirements for the PDS logistics and configuration centers
Communicate effectively with suppliers on purchase orders, costs, shipping methods and tracking
Communicate effectively with PDS Sales, PDS logistics team, PDS accounting on various requests
Collaborate with PDS Procurement Team and Procurement Team Lead on daily workload requirements, including providing training to other team members
Logistic knowledge on shipments, tracking, warehouse locations
Expedite shipments
Negotiation
Performs other duties as required
The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Required Qualifications:
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred

Job Related Experience:
2+ years in procurement position
IT VAR procurement a plus but not required

Additional Skills/Knowledge:
Basic Inventory knowledge
Strong written and oral communication skills
Negotiation
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
Great attention to detail
Microsoft Office and Outlook knowledge
Professional positive attitude
Ability to work well in a team environment
Self-motivated
Ability to adapt to change

Travel Required:
Occasional travel to alternate PDS (Brookfield or Madison) location

Preferred Qualifications:
CPSM,CPM or SPSM

PDS is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.