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Procurement Associate

Job Type
Mobile, Alabama
Up to US$0.00 per hour
Job Ref
Date Added
February 9th, 2024

Job Description
If you are an experienced Procurement Associate looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help! We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some of the biggest companies in the nation. Our client has a need for a Procurement Associate. This is a contract position; however it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our client companies. If you have the background we are looking for, and you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you!
Applicant must be eligible to work in the US for immediate opening. For this opportunity, the successful candidate will be directly employed by Bartech Staffing as a W2 employee while providing services to our end client.
Procurement Associate
Job Responsibilities
Your specific duties as a Procurement Associate will include:

  • Compensation (Range): 28-31/ hour:
  • Position is located ONSITE- either 7am-3pm or 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. (position is for 12 months at least, likely longer) Candidates are required to have a strong Procurement background- purchase orders/ writing SOWs/ managing vendors and parts/ contracts/ fixed bids/ accruals, etc.
  • Enter requisitions on behalf of mill support team for MRO, services, capital equipment and operating supplies.
  • Work with Mill Stores team to transport parts and equipment to final location in the Mill
  • Secure parts staging areas in the mill and stage parts for capital projects
  • Reconcile bill of materials (BOMs) to part received prior to installation to ensure all parts received
  • Work with appropriate procurement personnel to help expedite parts, find alternate parts, submit invoices and address any service issues
  • Ensure contractors scheduled to come on site are approved in the ISN system and work with them to address any issues prior to arrival date.
  • Complete contractor safety orientation with contractors prior to starting a new job
  • Work with appropriate procurement personnel to proactively vet suppliers by category following procurement processes and procedures to ensure supply continuity at the Mill level
  • Pull daily report of parts pulled from Stores to ensure warranties are executed as available
  • Work with Mill host to complete contractor evaluations after completion of a job
  • Complete capital project Project Spend Report (PSR) monthly to forecast spending and budget
  • Work with Mill Finance manager to forecast monthly expense spending
  • Implement Mill cost controls to ensure cost center owners approve spend before requisitioning

Procurement Associate
Job Requirements
As a Procurement Associate you must represent our company well by being responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. You must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with or experience in a Procurement/Purchasing role, preferably experience in a Mill location
  • Experience working with contractor services (electrical, mechanical, HVAC, engineering)
  • Experience writing scope of work (SOW)
  • Understanding of different types of purchase contracts (T&M, Fixed Cost, GMax, Cost+) and when to use each type
  • Knowledge of how to read a bill of materials and validate parts received match
  • Experience working with vendor front offices to resolve issues (safety training, invoicing, quality of services, etc)
  • SAP expertise is a must. Coupa and Marketplace are desired.
  • Ability to work with a variety of mill functions (engineering, maintenance, operations)
  • Ability to work with corporate functions (US and International)
  • Basic understanding of finance principles (authorized, committed, spent, NPV, ROI)
  • SAP & Coupa systems experience is required.
  • ISN systems experience is preferred, but can be trained onsite if they don't have experience.

Procurement Associate

As a Procurement Associate with Bartech, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with over 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We are dedicated to providing our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Depending upon the client, the assignment and your performance, you can find potential opportunities for direct employment. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.
Available benefits for Procurement Associate Position may include (but are not limited to):

  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k)

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