Procurement Specialist Follow-up in Tucson, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 2/27/2021

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Volt is hiring for Procurement Specialist for defense client in Tucson AZ.

100% Remote, but the contractor will need to be in the Tucson area.

The Procurement Specialist will be a part of a team responsible for managing a core set of suppliers, specifically focused on accelerating deliveries as required, confirming supplier acknowledgements, and improving on time delivery.

This position plays a significant role in ensuring a high level of material availability for client’s business which directly supports manufacturing. SAP experience preferred, but not required. The procurement specialist will gain extensive knowledge in SAP, supplier relationship management and overall procurement skills.

This position will perform follow up actions on open purchase orders. These actions will require advanced interpersonal skills, critical thought on problem solving, and the ability to effectively work remotely and achieve goal metrics. Looking for candidates with a strong work ethic. This position requires the ability to lead without authority and a knowledge of the procurement cycle that includes tangible deliverables and intangible services. Specific actions include building relationships with suppliers, as well as client end users, buyers, receiving dock workers, and accounts payable personnel. Performance is metric based and includes delinquent deliveries, unacknowledged purchase orders. Additional tasks include delivery expedites and stakeholder collaboration on problem solving.

Bachelors (4 year) degree in Business or Supply Chain is required.

Requires ability to obtain a US Government clearance

Duration approx. 12 months

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.

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