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Procurement Contract Specialist

Job Type
Atlanta, Georgia
Up to US$28 per hour
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Date Added
June 3rd, 2024

Bartech Staffing is a leading engineering, technical and professional staffing firm, and our clients include some of the nation's biggest companies. We are powered by Impellam Group, a connected group providing global workforce and specialist recruitment solutions. Our client has engaged us to assist them in hiring a contract Procurement Contract Specialist. If you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you!
Job Responsibilities
Your specific duties as a Procurement Contract Specialist will include:

  • Compensation (Range): / hour: Salary: $28/hr.
  • The Procurement Specialist is responsible for completing required project assignments and work tasks. The focus will be on procurement processes, supporting production planning execution, and other supply chain activities. Throughout the assignment, there will be a heavy emphasis placed on safety, teamwork, and process improvements.
  • Leads by example, safety and accountability are fundamental responsibilities of each team member.
  • Helps to ensure on-time delivery of purchased parts for on-time packaging machinery build and assembly to drive on-time final packaging machine delivery to WestRock's business customers.
  • Ensures safe and healthful working conditions and an organized work environment.
  • Support the Vision, Mission & Values of WestRock Safety and Operational Programs.
  • Issue, update, and monitor purchase orders to ensure accurate data and reporting.
  • Communicate with vendors using email and phone to request delivery dates and current pricing.
  • Resolve supply and delivery issues with suppliers by proactively finding solutions and stressing urgency of deliveries to keep projects on schedule.
  • Monitor Purchasing group mailbox to capture data and transfer to ERP tool.
  • Interfacing with multiple departments within Westrock (Receiving, Performance Excellence, Engineering, Production, and Accounts Payable) to complete work tasks and projects
  • Document and Update Job Related Work Processes and Procedures
  • Send large component quote packages out for bid to multiple suppliers. Receive, manage, and organize returned information.

Job Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in purchasing/procurement and supporting a technical operations environment with lead time constraints
  • 3-years of related experience in RFQ processes - vendor competitive bidding
  • 3-5 years purchasing or procurement,
  • Customer service experience in terms of both internal and external customers
  • Teaming and collaboration skills
  • Experience with ERP systems like JDE or SAP in material management or production planning
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office suite (Microsoft 365 including Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication
  • Willingness to call suppliers outside the organization with sense of urgency and assertiveness
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Able to read, interpret, and understand Mechanical Technical Drawings
  • Some understanding of part fabrication processes - Milling, Lathe, and Laser Sheetmetal fabrication
  • What will make you stand out for this role (Preferred Requirements)
  • Advanced VLookup and pivot table analysis skills in Excel
  • Demand forecasting experience
  • Strong influential communication skills
  • 5+ years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of strategic/preferred vendor management experience
  • Some college or higher education

As a Procurement Contract Specialist with Bartech Staffing, 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 provide 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.
At Impellam Group, we offer a competitive compensation package with benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) plan with employee contribution opportunities
  • 529 college savings program

Make the most of your experience!
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For this opportunity, the successful candidate will be directly employed by Bartech Staffing as a W2 employee while providing services to our client, who is looking for people who are eligible to work in the US and can start immediately.

Impellam Group and its brands are equal-opportunity employers committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful under applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application, interview process, pre-employment activity, and the performance of crucial job functions.

If you require additional disability considerations, modifications, or adjustments please let us know by contacting or fill out this form to request accommodations.

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