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Procurement Agent

MELBOURNE, FL 32904

Posted: 04/03/2019 Industry: Buyer/Plan Job Number: 000006846

TRC is now hiring for: PROCUREMENT AGENT

Job Description: TRC is now hiring for a Procurement Agent. This individual is responsible for developing supplier relationships, managing all procurement activities, and coordinating with program management / operations teams.

Location: Melbourne, FL

Number of Openings: 1

Starting Pay Rate: $50K - $55K base salary DOE

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Type: This is a Direct Hire permanent career opportunity.

Duties:

  • Negotiate best supplier terms, conditions, prices, and schedule deliveries using knowledge of budget and schedule requirements.
  • Conduct new supplier identification and selection, support supplier and product qualification, review all proposals to select best suppliers, and negotiate purchase contracts and binding agreements.
  • Work across functions in a cross functional team environment. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and contract requirements.
  • Coordinate product deliveries. Monitor schedules and carries out inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Oversee supplier related activities and monitor supplier performance. Establish and manage supplier relationships. Gather data for supplier capability, capacity, and business health. Perform supplier risk assessments.
  • Communicate performance expectations and metrics to evaluate and monitor supplier performance. Coordinate with suppliers to resolve performance related issues.
  • Perform procurement activities with supply base; including PO placement, managing releases, and revising orders.
  • Administer contract changes.
  • Identify and troubleshoot contract issues in a timely manner.
  • Enforce contract terms and conditions.
  • Ensure import and export requirements are met.
  • Provide assistance to other team members in procurement activities.
  • Develop optimal procurement solutions to meet customer expectations.
  • Participates in root cause analysis and development of improvement plans and monitors progress. Coordinates process improvements for procurement.

Requirements:

  • Strong Excel, Outlook, MS Word, Power Point, skills required
  • Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Proficiency with Epicor preferred
  • Familiarity with electrical and electronic components and assemblies preferred
  • Proficiency working with overseas suppliers preferred
  • Experience using Lean Six Sigma preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • APICS or ISM certifications preferred
  • Experience Required:
    • 3 to 5 years in procurement or related function

Send resumes to perry.ballard@trcstaffing.com

If you have any questions, please call 321-877-0800

Only qualified candidates will be contacted

Drug Screen and Background check required

TRC Staffing Services, Inc. is a drug free environment. Equal Opportunity

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