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Procurement Specialist in Morrisville, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $30.0 - $33.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions offers full-service staffing and talent management consulting to help local, regional, national, and international companies. Through niche recruiting expertise and project management, VWS delivers solutions in IT, Technology, Engineering, Accounting, Administrative, Call Center, Human Resources, Technical and Creative Communication, and Manufacturing.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer

Our client is an award winning pharmaceutical & medical supply distribution company serving our nation's military facilities. We were recently ranked as one of the top 30 medical/pharmaceutical distributors within the VA. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School degree with 5 years Procurement experience or;
  • Associates Degree with 2 years experience or;
  • Bachelor's Degree and up to 1 year experience
  • Experience within medical supply, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceuticals a huge plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer savvy
  • ERP Experience (for monitoring/placing of orders)
  • Preference given to pharma/medical backgrounds
  • Military service preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs - 5+ years (Outlook/Excel/Word)
  • Accuracy and high level attention to detail and an aptitude for numbers
  • Well organized, with the ability to perform filing and recorded keeping tasks

Essential Functions:

  • General: Handle the purchasing of medical & pharmaceutical goods
  • Issue Purchase Orders to replenish stocks from our existing vendors
  • Follow up on drop-ship orders and identifying those vendors/products that are taking a longer lead time
  • Handling purchase requests from sales & customer service staff
  • Utilizing our MDS system, maintaining Vendor Data, Maintenance, Quotes in system
  • Within MDS, setting up new items and/or formulating spreadsheet of new items to send to MDS support to upload
  • Working with Compliance & Warehouse team on inbound and/or outbound/returns as needed
  • Vender Relations: Being the main point of contact for direct purchasing discussions with vendors already set up in MDS. Checking in with vendors on a monthly basis to ensure partnership is going smoothly on both ends
  • Vendor Files/Info: Maintaining accurate vendor files and data/rating system including but not limited to: supplier diversity, timeliness, reliability, pricing and past performance
  • Troubleshooting shipments in advance to issue re-order with alternate vendor as needed
  • Maintain professional, yet personable communication verbally and non-verbally with staff & external customers
  • As needed, providing accounting point of contacts to accounting to establish better terms & providing info to Business Development Manager on products/turn around time if outside the normal guid lines.

Work Environment:

  • Typical office setting