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Procurement Operations Specialist - Eugene, OR

Branch ID: 3277


Seeking a Procurement Operations Analyst to join our large, global team. This role is initially slated as a 12-18 month contract, supporting an established company known for its sustainability and beloved brands.


The purpose of this position is to provide support for the Indirect Purchasing processes day-to-day activities including Purchase Requisition to Purchase Order creation; process quality control; problem analysis and resolution; end user communications; escalations management and systems enhancement support.

Key Results:

  • Day to day work activity coordination and prioritization with a focus on PR to PO conversions.

  • Purchasing process quality control including backup and fulfillment validation and document archive administration.

  • Communications and training management including: Level 1 escalation for internal users; reference material and other training development/delivery; Intranet web presence administration; and desk procedure maintenance.

  • Indirect purchasing business requirements documentation and testing for SAP enhancements and other related projects

Additional Scope Information:

  • Process health analysis, issue troubleshooting and resolution and continuous improvements.

  • The internal customer communications and support coordination including MBX administration, threads portal administration and escalations management.

  • Recording financial transactions (Purchase Orders) requiring knowledge of accounting and purchasing policies and practices. This includes processing various types of purchase order documents and responding to email inquiries from vendors and business partners within a short timeframe.

  • Purchase order fulfillment validation, and PO and other related transactional document archiving.

  • End user and buyer training including materials development, meeting coordination, training delivery and ongoing guidance and support

  • Process quality control and team work coordination including feedback and coaching to junior staff on correct process controls and exceptions handling, and ongoing team workload balancing and prioritization

  • Business requirements documentation, submission and testing support for SAP enhancements and other technical projects


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline, or a combination of college education and work experience in lieu of a degree

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred


  • 2+ years of accounts payable, or purchasing experience

  • Experience in an electronic purchasing environment (SAP preferred)

  • Experience in a multi-location company ( Global preferred)

  • Training development and delivery (preferred)

Specialized Knowledge/Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of purchasing and buying principles including knowledge of Purchase orders, receiving of products/services and supplier management.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Word

  • Requirements documentation and systems testing (preferred)

  • Web publishing (preferred)


Understanding of purchasing and buying principles including knowledge of Purchase orders, receiving of products/services and supplier management.

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Eugene, OR


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Procurement Operations Specialist

City, State or Zip Code: Eugene, OR

Position Type: Not Specified Position

Date Posted: 10/10/2018