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Procurement Specialist

Company Name:
PDS Technical Services
Title: Procurement Specialist Location: MA-East Walpole
PDS is seeking a Procurement Specialist for an open position in Walpole, MA.
In your role you will:
Performs complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits.
Resolves complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices.
Updates project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases.
Negotiates prices, terms and quality requirements; prepares requests for quotes and assists in the development of new supply sources; evaluates market conditions.
Performs value analysis to identify cost improvements.
Resolves complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices.
Updates project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases.
Negotiates prices, terms and quality requirements; prepares requests for quotes and assists in the development of new supply sources;evaluates market conditions. Knowledge or understanding of basic science (biology/chemistry) and familiarity with metric conversions would be advantageous. Experience in sourcing biologicals preferred.
Performs value analysis to identify cost improvements.
Member of crossfunctional team(s) aiding in the resolution of problems and the transfer of new products into Manufacturing.
Must be able to act as a resource to intra-organizational functions not experienced in Materials Management.
Must possess good interpersonal skills. Function requires day-to-day contact with multiple departments, functions and levels.
Must be able to assess change impacts as a result of supplier change notifications and initiate associated change control requirements.
Responsibilities and Knowledge:
Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.
Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.
The ideal candidate will have several years experience working with an MRP system, preferably SAP.
Competent to Intermediate skill set level in the use of Microsoft Office suite.
PDS Tech, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer -Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran (EOE M/F/D/V)
Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
Health insurance
Paid holidays
Weekly payroll
Immediate 401(k) eligibility
Completion bonuses
Training
Please note availability of benefits may vary by position.
PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. For more information about PDS, please check our website,
$$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$
We pay thousands each month in referral bonuses!
Contact a recruiter for details.
To find a branch near you, look at our Branch Locator
This position may require you to submit to and pass a drug test and/or background check. If this is a hands-on position, you may also be required to pass a safety and productivity examination. PDS Tech, Inc. will comply with all applicable federal and state laws governing the use of such background checks and drug tests.
Purchasing / Procurement Procurement Specialist MA-East Walpole 14010403

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