Procurement Specialist

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: In Office
Location: Childersburg, Alabama
Job ID: 139833
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
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Our client, a global manufacturing company based just south of Birmingham, AL, is seeking a Procurement Specialist to join their team due to movement! This company brings over 100 years in business and has been recognized for their quality of product and customer service, making them a leader in the automotive industry.

Procurement Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Prepares purchase orders to support forecast and production plan for chemical raw material (bulk and non-bulk) by verifying specifications and price
  • Obtains approval from appropriate Budget Manager for each purchase
  • Verifies purchase orders by comparing items requested to master list, clarifies unclear items and assists to maintain master list of purchased items
  • Verifies receipt of items purchased by comparing items received to items ordered
  • Assists Group Management to resolve shipment/receiving errors
  • Supports timely payment of invoices by assisting to provide documentation to Accounts Payable and ensuring documentation is accurate
  • Supports planning function by timely collecting, analyzing, summarizing and sharing data
  • Communicates up and down the supply chain to work in a collaborative environment with other departments (internal and external) to support production plan
  • Monitors status and communicates timely and accurate information to appropriate personnel for ETA of incoming raw materials, issues or concerns with supply of raw materials and timely investigates viable options internally/externally to secure raw materials to meet production demands
  • Compiles information on receipt of material, equipment, merchandise or supplies and maintains inventory, price and cost
  • Assists with Import/Export documentation in support of the GM of Supply Chain
  • Supports the company in maintenance and improvement of company operating systems including NAV, WMS and scan gun devices.
  • Prepares reports as requested
  • Assists management of contracts with material vendors as requested
  • Cross trains to the level to support planning and purchasing function for bulk and package in the absence of the primary associate
  • Lead peers and management by communicating with others as needed to coordinate activities of individual departments
  • Attends training and meetings as scheduled
  • Recommends changes to improve quality, cost or safety

Procurement Specialist Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in procurement
  • Working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems
  • Efficient with Excel and Microsoft Suite
  • Experience procuring liquids a plus
  • Familiar with Import and Export Documents

If you are interested in this role, please apply today!

Thank you,

Becky Clifton
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.