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Procurement Specialist in The Colony, TX at Frontline Source Group

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Our busy and growing client in The Colony, TX is looking for a Procurement Specialist on a contract basis but for the right person potential for contract to hire.

Company Profile:
Serving the senior community who wants to live independently at home with products that make that easier for them and their caregivers

Procurement Specialist Role:
The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for purchasing products and materials for Sales and Engineering, and negotiating pricing, quantity, and delivery commitments with suppliers.
Responsible for maintaining inventory levels and supporting production forecasts
Work collaboratively with engineering and contract manufacturers to pipeline prototype material and resolve production supply issues
Define and drive cost reductions – material, logistics, and supply chain
Maintain supply of materials by ordering, expediting, and communicating changes to the supply chain
Manage and communicate material status internally and externally, resolve shortages.  
Manage the supply chain by identifying changes in requirements, initiating Purchase Orders, tracking supplier performance and implementing corrective action as needed
Reduce supply risk by seeking out multiple sources, evaluating new and existing suppliers, and regular monitoring of supplier performance
Ensure material availability for new product builds and production ramps
Work collaboratively with contract manufacturers and suppliers, local and overseas, in NPI and production modes
Assure data integrity in MRP including Vendor/Part data, PO delivery dates, accurate costs, procurement lead times, lot sizes, payment terms etc.
Reduce costs by managing cost reduction activities with suppliers and engineering, negotiating, analyzing supplier quotes, and strategizing commodity purchases
Improve inventory turns (reduce inventory levels) by scheduling optimal material deliveries and implementing lead time reduction programs with suppliers
Projects/Process improvements include MRP optimization, multiple sourcing, negotiating & improving contract terms
Resolves issues with supplier and internal organizations. (Quality, Receiving, Import/Export, Accounting, Eng. etc.)


Procurement Specialist Background Profile:
Bachelor’s degree related to Business, Supply Chain, or Economics or CPM/CPIM qualifications
4 - 6 years' purchasing experience working with contract manufacturers and/or electronic component suppliers
Experience working with local manufactures as well as manufactures oversees
Strong market knowledge and experience across various functions, businesses, and regions 
Ability to negotiate number of different commodities: PCB’s, electronic components, plastics, and finished goods
Deep understanding and professional experience with MRP concepts and systems
Expertise on freight forwarding, duty and customs regulations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent presentation skills
Attention to detail, highly organized
MS Office Suite – Advanced Excel skills
Excellent customer service and consulting skills
Successful experience in fast-paced, dynamic work environments 


Features and Benefits while On Contract:
We go beyond the basic staffing agency offerings!  You can see the extensive list of benefits on our website under the Candidate “Benefits” tab.

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