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Procurement Specialist

Company: Creative Financial Staffing
Location: White Plains
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Procurement Specialist Our client in Westchester is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their growing company. They are a leader in their space and have just added four entities to their company. The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Director of Procurement, especially as they head into their busiest time of year!
Why should you join this company?

  • Fun & collaborative environment
  • Close-knit team with room for advancement & growth
  • Growing company with an international presence
  • Leader in their niche industry
  • Manufacturers displays for high profile clients, like Gucci, Cartier (among many others!) and locations in well-known metropolitan areas
  • Hybrid & flexible schedule during their "off-season"


    • Maintain our database of vendors, keeping accurate records on current contacts.
    • Build and maintain relationships with existing Vendors and Subcontractors while continually sourcing new Vendors for purchasing and installations based on client needs.
    • Negotiate fair and competitive prices on any materials that we purchase.
    • Negotiate installation and removal prices with subcontractors.
    • Coordinate smooth production and freight from purchasing to receipt of materials.
    • Write Purchase orders for items purchased in accordance with the American Christmas Purchase Order system guidelines.
    • Write Work orders for subcontracted work in accordance with American Christmas Work Order system guidelines.
    • Review and verify all invoices against Pos for pricing accuracy and resolve discrepancies as needed.
    • Monitor direct freight and distribution process directly related to each client's needs and clearly communicate to the appropriate parties all relevant updates.
    • Create custom pricing spreadsheets to calculate item or Subcontractor cost to clients.
    • Analyze Gross Margins on Custom Pricing.
    • Source Sample Purchases as needed per client.

      Required Skills & Competencies

      • Strong attention to detail
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
      • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills
      • Aptitude to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities while meeting deadlines
      • Commitment to teamwork
      • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy

        Required Education and Experience

        • 4-year degree in any business-related field is preferred
        • Five years relevant experience in a similar role
        • Advanced Excel skills

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing, White Plains , Procurement Specialist, Other , White Plains, New York

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