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Procurement Associate needed in McPherson, KS



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Hutchinson, KS - (USA) 335 N Washington Suite 160 KS Hutchinson , KS - 67501 Phone : 620-665-5213



Job Description

Manpower has an exceptional opportunity for a Procurement Associate for a local cutting edge pharmaceutical company in McPherson, KS with a great starting pay rate. We are seeking candidates that have graduated with a Business Administration degree along with 1 to 2 years of experience in Procurement.

Day shift hours

Full time

Temporary for the minimum of 6 months to 1 year with possibility of permanent placement for the right candidate

Pay is $30-40 per hour, depending on experience and education

Great department to work for!

What is in it for you?

* Great pay!

* Exceptional local pharmaceutical company with room to grow

* Foot in the door for possible permanent placement or to gain additional procurement experience

* Opportunity to gain additional knowledge with free online college courses to keep skill sup to date.

What is the job?

* Managing the procurement process for Indirect & Direct Materials for Raw, Packaging & API's for the McPherson Site

* Executes procurement related cost improvement / cost avoidance opportunities via negotiating and managing of supply contracts within the company's approved supplier base

* Responsible to support sites materials planning function in ascertaining component availability to execute production plans

* Maintains influence over supplier base to implement new method, materials and/or technology to improve competitive and quality position

* Assures compliance of corporate and local policies and procedures and compliance with GMP, EHS and SOX

* Provides operational support including data analysis and reporting, market intelligence gathering, and project tracking

* Acts as a liaison with Category Strategy Managers (CSM) to support the execution of Market/Site

What you bring to the job:

* Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain/Procurement, Engineering, or related field required

* 1-2 years of work experience in Procurement or Finance discipline preferred, ideally within a large multi-national company

* Cross-site, cross-functional project skills and experience strongly preferred

* Computer literate knowledge of: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Cognos - Management Information Delivery System (MinDs) and Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) and Inventory Control system: i.e. SAP

* Advanced technical knowledge of Excel worksheet functionalities; able to create/develop excel reports utilizing pivot tables and functions

* Developing understanding of the end to end Procurement process including experience of Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Management

Apply today for the next step in your Procurement Career with Manpower! Please share with any family or friends that might be interested as well.