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Purchasing Specialist

Location : North Charlotte
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : CHM
Compensation : open - 25-30
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1-3 years
Required Education : 4 year degree required
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Administrative and Support Services

Job Description :

We are currently recruiting for an incredible opportunity with an international corporation in the Charlotte area to work with a dynamic team as a Purchasing Specialist 



  • Mainly handles purchasing responsibilities with direction from Buyers, create Purchase orders in the POS System 

  • With direction from Buyers, create Purchase Orders (PO) 

  •  Executes Supply Chain strategies.

  •  Negotiates and administers contracts with suppliers.

  • Work with suppliers resolving accounts payable issues in SAP 

  • Responsible for overall relationship with one or multiple strategic accounts across a given commodity.

  •  Ensures supplier or commodity is performing to the designed  requirements from delivery, quality and cost perspective

  • Coordination of dates, lead times and bringing meetings and people together.

  • Looks for the reason why something did not work properly and digs in to find the reason.

  • Intuitive mind that looks for errors and can make changes

  • Manage various day to day activities 


Required Qualifications :

Basic Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented with strong writing and communication skills

  • Must be organized

  • Strong Excel, with experience creating VLOOKUPs, Pivot Tables and Conditional Formatting.

  • Systems background in Supply Chain

  • Experience with  (SAP, Oracle, etc.)

  • In Addition to Excel, strong Microsoft Office skills. Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

  • Candidate must have a sense of urgency due to time sensitivity of tasks.

  • Proven knowledge of procurement and supply chain modern processes and techniques.

  • Intuitive mind that looks for errors and can make changes


Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited Institution and 1-2 years relevant experience or

Advanced Degree from and Accredited Institution and 1-2 years relevant experience


Preferred Qualifications:

Math and Science Background

SAP experience



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