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Procurement Specialist - Agawam, MA

Branch ID: 5033


Pay Rate/Salary: $25.00 - $27.00

Procurement Specialist - Direct Hire

1st Shift - 7:30am to 5pm, Monday Thru Friday

$25-$27 Per hour Based On Experience

Established Contract Manufacturing in Agawam, MA is in search of an experienced Procurement Specialist to purchase goods and services. MUST have detailed knowledge of the equipment, materials and supplies used in a commercial industry, and be able to identify companies that sell them.

Job Responsibilities:

Activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, outside services, equipment, tools, parts, supplies for organization by performing the following duties.

  • Procurement of raw materials such as aluminum, steel, plastic, and rubber for the manufacturing of customer products.

  • Review and manage the supplier base to ensure consistency with the sourcing strategy.

  • Analyze suppliers in order to select the most suitable suppliers who are able to deliver high quality products at competitive pricing.

  • Negotiate with suppliers on lead-time, cost and quality so as to obtain the maximum benefit for the company.

  • Establish a relationship with suppliers on delivery schedule so as to ensure on-time deliveries of final product.

  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • Develop purchasing or sourcing strategies based on portfolio analyses and supplier referencing study.

  • Prepares purchase orders and request for quotes through a ERP system.

  • Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategies in order to meet cost savings targets.

  • Generate Assembly Reschedule to drive weekly/monthly requirements.

  • Manage policy requirements and flow downs to supplier. (DFARS, EICC and ITAR)

    Core Skill:

    Experience technical, procurement and operations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Expert with personal computers and networking, specifically Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to analyze bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements

  • Knowledge and direct experience in negotiating contracts and quotations with Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers

  • Ability to identify cost reduction opportunities

  • Manage suppliers to meet objectives related to cost, delivery performance, schedule and quality

  • Perform regular performance review with suppliers to drive continuous improvements

  • Create monthly performance reviews and reports focusing on overall sourcing requirements

  • Adopt appropriate supplier managements methodologies and procurement strategies in purchasing to secure better prices

  • Crosstrain team on effective procurement processes and strategy

  • Coordinate with vendor on continuous quality improvement

    For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to Sara Stevenson-Cruz,

- Manufacturing Experience A MUST

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Agawam, MA


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Procurement Specialist

City, State or Zip Code: Agawam, MA

Position Type: Direct Hire Position

Date Posted: 8/31/2018