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Procurement Specialist

Company: Stark Tech
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Procurement Specialist works with key internal and external stakeholders to secure products and services that meet or exceed Stark Tech's cost, quality, and delivery specifications. The Procurement Specialist works with the Procurement Director and operations personnel to establish standardized corporate procedures and training materials, reduce costs, maintain or improve supplier performance, execute value-added projects and change requests, and improve the accuracy and transparency of supply chain data.How are you successful in this role?As the Procurement Specialist, you will perform strategic sourcing, vendor qualification, evaluation, and performance monitoring. Create and maintain complete and accurate Item Master Data and price lists in the ERP. Create and maintain up-to-date vendor records and contact information in the ERP. Collaborate with Corporate Accounting on credit applications and required documentation. Develop and maintain strong relationships with preferred partners and consolidates supplier base. Work with purchasing agents to proactively identify and plan for supply risks and supplier development. Assist with issuing RFX and negotiating corporate contracts for best price and value. Execute orders for corporate supply agreements. Assist with testing and execution of approved supply chain projects and change requests.In this role you will, assist with training of support personnel including purchasing agents and warehouse reps. Work with the Procurement Director to implement standardized corporate supply chain guidelines, policies, SOPs, KPI reports, and user dashboards. Prepare progress reports for management on continuous process improvement and cost savings. Work with the purchasing agents to identify and leverage corporate spend and synergies to reduce costs. Work with warehouse management to optimize replenishment, balancing cost and service requirements. Collaborate with Accounts Payable to ensure timely vendor payments. Other supply chain projects as required.What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree required.
  • 3-5 years supply chain experience.
  • Organized, highly motivated, and an independent thinker.
  • Able to multi-task, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Team player experienced in cross-functional collaboration.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong ERP Experience.What would we love to see?
    • Relevant certification preferred (CPIM, CSCP, CPSM)
    • Prior experience in construction industry a plus.
    • Lean/continuous improvement experience preferred.Who are we?Stark Tech is a leading provider of comprehensive intelligent building management solutions for facilities in multiple industries. starktechgroup.comStark Tech works with some of the world's largest real estate owners and contractors to customize energy management solutions that drive down costs. By unifying diverse experts, ideas, and proprietary technologies to reduce waste and address challenges. Stark Tech Group was recognized in the large company category and awarded the 2019 Ethics Award by the Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association (BNBEA).

Keywords: Stark Tech, Buffalo , Procurement Specialist, Other , Buffalo, New York

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