Procurement Specialist

  • location: Saint Louis, MO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $44.60 per hour
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Procurement Specialist

Contract position: Manufacturing client has an immediate need for a Procurement Expeditor for a long term assignment. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of related experience in engineering, purchasing, or expediting. Please apply today!

Responsibilities for the Procurement Specialist
  • Monitor supplier deliverables and report on project procurement status (via weekly status reports) to MEP (Manager of Engineering Procurement) and Project Management.
  • Expedite all purchase order deliverables. Proactively involve suppliers to understand and address the order entry, procurement, engineering, manufacturing, shipping, and packaging in a timely manner.
  • Notify MEP (Manager of Engineering Procurement) of potential problems that could delay or jeopardize project schedules.
  • Distribute copies of transmittals, correspondence, and supplier acknowledgements, carefully checking for accuracy, completeness and correctness. Input and maintain records in the Procurement status-reporting database.
  • Follow and maintain file on Bid Requests and advise MEP (Manger of Engineering Procurement) and Purchasing Agents as required.
Requirements for the Procurement Specialist

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related engineering, purchasing or expediting experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of engineering terminology.
  • Must be dedicated to a program of continuing education and on-the-job training.
  • Must be able to work independently and possess good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to handle numerous technical, commercial, and administrative skills.

  • Contractor benefits available.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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