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Sr Procurement Specialist

Warren , RI

Posted: 07/22/2022 Industry: Supply Chain and Logistics Job Number: 14650

Job Description

Connexion’s mission is to provide "best in class" services to job seekers. We strive to achieve excellence in job placement, staffing, and recruiting services while treating candidates with the professionalism and respect they deserve.


Title: Sr Procurement Specialist

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

  • Duration: Perm
  • Pay rate: $70-85k
  • Job Location: Warren, RI
  • Job# 14650


Sr Procurement Specialist


This position is responsible for supporting the Bristol site by supervising the purchasing department personnel, functions, and activities. The Senior Procurement Specialist is responsible for overseeing the procurement of all materials, equipment, capital expenditures, and other purchases required to support the site and complete fabrication and assembly in accordance with due dates driven by the MRP Master Schedule and Production site demands.


The position requires the specialist to evaluate, select, and establish relationships with vendors, and negotiate contracts for goods and services, approve purchases and track their progress to make sure orders are filled and delivered correctly, review purchase orders for accuracy and to make sure the best prices are obtained. Adherence to all SGPPL Global Purchasing guidelines and standards. In this role the specialist will need to regularly assess the market, secure the revenue stream by developing contracts with critical suppliers and propose to develop dual sources where it makes sense.


To meet the client standard, the specialist needs to comply with the purchasing process and use the Digital Purchasing tools to launch bids, and make sure all suppliers are compliant with the Group Corporate Social responsibility policy. The specialist will collaborate with the PPL central team and the Delegation team to make sure the site is compliant with the company programs. The specialist will assure that the Corporate Social responsibility program will be implemented at the site and with suppliers per the Saint-Gobain Group policies. This role will need to focus on analytics, building procurement strategies, and cost savings. All purchases over $20,000 must need three bids and all Capex projects must go through purchasing before approval of the Capex project.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in business, supply chain or operations management, required

Master's Degree in business, supply chain or operations management, preferred

5+ years’ experience purchasing and/or materials management experience in a manufacturing environment, required

2+ years’ experience supervision of purchasing department, required

Additional Requirements:

Institute of Supply Management (CPM or CPSM), preferred

APICS (CPIM or CSCP), preferred


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