Procurement Associate


Purchasing and Procurement

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Salary Range

Up to USD30.00/hr

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Branch Information

Waukegan IL Area - (USA) 5101 Washington Street Unit 23 IL Gurnee , IL 60031



Job Description

Want to make a difference in the world? This is the job for you! Read below for all the details. Manpower is recruiting for a Procurement Associate temp to hire.

This company is making climate safe materials and fuels and creating a future where waste carbon is converted into new everyday products and virgin fossil stays in the ground.

Procurement Associate

Key Duties

* Set-Up SKUs, confirming accuracy of SKU listing and descriptions

* Set-Up Vendor records and obtain required vendor information

* Manage Item Requests for consolidation and ordering

* Manage open purchase order register

* Monitor min/max/reorder points - systemically based on historical data and customer requirements

* Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials

* Negotiate and manage pricing, service deliverables and KPIs with key suppliers

* Warehouse work, receiving, labeling and handling materials and chemicals

* Participate in the identification of new sources and the vendor evaluation process to ensure that the supply capabilities of the authorized vendor base meet with LanzaTech current and future demands

* Purchase order placement, delivery, and closure, handling contractual adherence of agreements

* Problem solve project by project, supporting engineering, R&D, supply chain requirements, blanket orders to facilitate flow

* Prioritization, track and trace of orders firm on time delivery to lab and plant operations

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience in Procurement/supply chain

* BA/BS in business, purchasing, or lab operations

* Experience with life science materials or purchasing preferred

* Able to manage a multitude of project simultaneously prioritizing the business needs on a global scale

* Detail oriented, computer literate with experience with ERP (NetSuite) systems and Office suite

* Strong Negotiation and trouble shooting skills

* Excellent interpersonal skills are required to interface with suppliers, customers, and internal personnel at all levels

* Able to assist in manual processes, such as unpacking and packing boxes.

* Able to lift 50 pounds

* Familiar with inventory and cycle counts

* Willingness to pitch in with other team members to get things done when rushes and emergencies occur, regardless of job outlines

Stop your job search today! If not registered with Manpower register today OR Text Barbara Beil at 847-689-2217 regarding this position or something else.

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