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Purchasing Support

Company: Spherion
Location: Owatonna
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Provide support for the purchasing team regarding supplier communications and follow through of quotes, purchase orders, and other topics.Responsibilities:-Support the launch Product Excellence Process (PEP) at the manufacturing plant; working closely with project buyers, strategic sourcing, product management, project management and the plant value stream leaders-Assist in placing business risk PO?s in support of short deadlines to meet the customer requirements. -Help execute all project aspects regarding purchasing. Appropriately quote preferred suppliers according to the material field strategies, help resolve supplier feasibility during RFQ, ensure target costs are met for the project, and convert requisitions for sample PO's, first articles and tooling PO's. -Help execute Engineering Change Requests (ECR) with engineering and implement Engineering Change Orders within supply chain maintaining the item master, pricing, tooling information while considering cost impact, inventory disposition and lead-time/capacity for the change or release-Ensure the system is updated according to the sourcing and pricing decisions timely. -Ensure compliance of corporate and regional purchasing central directives within the PUR organization-Other duties as assignedWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 AMSkills:-Demonstrated analytical capabilities and ability to grasp multi-dimensional data and analyze it for an outcome to support a strategy-Organizational skills and prioritization skills with demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at one time, including following up on actions to closure-Advanced Excel, Word & Outlook; Access, Sharepoint, Visio proficiency preferredEducation:High SchoolExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Preferred:-Associates Degree in Business preferred -Minimum of 2-4 years experience in purchasing and materials management; international experience is highly desired-Knowledge of quality management systems (ISO 9001:2015)-Knowledge of SAP preferred-CPM, APICS or other supply chain management certifications Contact us today at 507-451-3400Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

Keywords: Spherion, Minneapolis , Purchasing Support, Professions , Owatonna, Minnesota

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