• Location
    Hampton, Virginia
  • Job type
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an Procurement Specialist, role in Hampton, VA. If you would like to pursue a great opportunity and enjoy working for a fast paced company, then Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

***Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This employer will not sponsor applicants with the following work visas:
H1B, H2B, E3, TN1***

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Title: Procurment Specialist
Location: Hampton, VA
Contract Length: 1 year
Hours: 8am to 5pm
Pay Rate: 33.50 an hour


lead and support commercial methods and supplier negotiations.
contributes toward achieving spend reduction objectives, lead and support non-commercial supplier workshops and kaizens, execution of supplier and commodity changes at the location, implement sourcing and capital projects at the location.
provide Location Procurement support for supplier management issues, central stores connections and various projects.
job duties and interactions in a matrixed Procurement Organization are a close linkage to our Business partners creating a challenging and exciting opportunity for individuals interested in working with high performance work teams and delivering tangible business value every day.
Our key business customers are found throughout the locations and Business unit supported, but we commonly interact with engineering, maintenance, safety, finance, supply chain, commercial and production team members.
Our goal is to drive year over year spend reductions while making sure that Procurement and our suppliers operate the plant 24x7 with high equipment and process uptime, utilizing world class cost control and inventory optimization and management.
Each Procurement specialist is assigned specific commodities and associated suppliers to manage as the Strategic Commercial Owner and will also support other Global Suppliers managed corporately but pertain to each of our Manufacturing locations.
Excellent coordination and communications between Global Procurement, stakeholders and business is essential.
The Procurement Specialist - Procurement operations will also have some transactional buying responsibilities along with commodity sourcing and supplier management.
This role requires strong commercial and project management skills.
The ability to execute a sourcing process through contract award, and then execute the implementation, while capturing savings are essential skills.
The ability to gather data, analyze data, create sourcing and commercial negotiations plans, and lead commercial activity are key drivers for success.
This specialist position is a challenging and broad role with many facets, issues and projects that are worked in parallel with the changing priorities to support both plant production and Procurement/Business initiatives.
Good project management, time management with strong leadership skills is essential for success, as well as ability to problem solve, develop new systems or solutions, negotiations and bidding events, excellent communications.
Other key requirements are: strong computer and Microsoft Excel skills with knowledge of pivot tables. Oracle experience is a plus


College degree in Business Mgmt/Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering (or other similar technical degrees)
• Procurement, maintenance/Engineering or technical background experience
• Working with others in team environment is critical for success
• 1 - 3 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

APIC certification
Oracle or SAP
Master Scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment

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