Company: Gables Search Group
Posted on: October 9, 2021
We are seeking a Procurement Specialist for fasteners and
mechanical components for a growing industrial manufacturing
focused company to maintain and strengthen customer accounts,
ensuring customer satisfaction and company profitability in a fast
paced environment. This team member would be responsible for
working with new customers and existing through relationship
building. This position impacts short and long term business with
suppliers negotiation, cost negotiation, analysis, quoting,
sourcing, negotiation, and quality.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn and to grow a career
within a dynamic industry.
On a daily basis, the Procurement Specialist will mainly be
responsible for the following:
- Provide information and make decisions with customers to
determine the best supplier and source by analyzing material,
category and supplier costs.
- Evaluate blueprints / drawings and/or samples.
- Identify cost savings opportunities and variances.
- Determine quality requirements for the customer and
- Build and maintain relationships within the industry suppliers
to maintain to ensure continuous improvement.
- Negotiate pricing, quantity, and delivery with suppliers.
- Prepare requests for quotation (RFQ)
- Obtain purchase orders (PO) and acknowledgements from
- Update and maintain accurate information within the database
- Review and issue proposals and purchase agreements
- Support special projects as needed as the buyer
- Experience with industrial components, fasteners, mechanical
products and/or parts within industrial and/or manufacturing
- High attention to detail, i.e. utilizing computer software, in
self-monitoring the completion of daily tasks, and in customer
- Professional demeanor with both internal and external
- Excellent verbal and oral communication, i.e discussing product
details with the customer
- Accountability in problem solving; initiative in resolving
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
Keywords: Gables Search Group, Blacksburg , Procurement Specialist, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia
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