Airswift has been tasked by one of our biggest clients to seek a Manufacturing|Procurement III to join them on a 12 -month contract in Pascagoula, MS
The main function of procurement is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.
Procurement is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization.
Review and potentially optimize suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, and other relevant factors.
Approve purchases of the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and incorrect amounts.
Approve purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. Instruct staff on how to resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
Instruct staff on methods of negotiation, renegotiation, and administration of contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine the need for changes.
Manage just-in-time inventory.
Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals, and other technical data.
Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
Basic mentoring skills are necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback. Ability to evaluate suppliers.
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
Knowledge of supply chain management.
Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
Bachelor's degree in finance or equivalent experience in a related business field required. GEP/SMART awareness;
Works well in a team environment.
Experience with Oil and Gas industry.