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Procurement Specialist

Advantage Resourcing Lafayette, LA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $24 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Our Partner in the Commercial Construction Industry is looking for a Procurement specialist to join their growing team of professionals.  This is a permanent position and we are looking for a specific skill set

  • Must be proficient in excel
  • Quickbooks experience is strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years experience is preferred.
    • Someone with hotel experience/background may have some benefit to us as we serve the customer and provide product to our customer. Additionally, the purchasing is geared towards making ready and keeping ready our units to rent out.
  • Good communication skills
    • To communicate directly with field staff as well as vendors regarding negotiations etc.
    • We like to keep extreme level of open communication between the field and our office and promote teamwork throughout
  • Ability to formulate strategy, in conjunction with Management, for procurement activities regarding vendor selection, sourcing alternatives, etc.
    • Self-starter and leader much in that this person is always looking for the next best way to save money, overall.
    • Must look at all avenues and departments and see what’s the best overall fit from both net terms/cash availability trends, field ease of use, processing ease of use etc. and make the best suggestion to benefit most.
    • Ability to create formulas based on occupancy percentages and maintenance hold rooms for trends and setup of reoccurring ordering of items used daily, at minimum – therefore only orders outside for the daily maintenance/houskeeping items would only be for extra, in unforeseen circumstances/nonprojected demand of product. This will open up time for processing your work order type requests/full make ready of completely out of commission units/other ongoing projects.
    • Ability to send organized/fully supported suggestions to supervisor for approval to deploy – including, not limited to the effect it will have on any/all departments, here at the home office as well as out in the field.
  • Experience negotiating price terms with vendors and suppliers
    • This skill is vital for this position. There is a decently high volume of activity. There could be much more of this done if the experience and skillset were there.
    • As we are a lodge providing service to customers
  • Initial and occasional travel to field for better understanding of needs on site
    • To gain a viewpoint of how everything is handled on the ground so that we are better able to understand urgency needs/storage areas/scheduling conflicts and ground related processes as it relates to maintenance and customer service.
    • Formulate suggestions to send to supervisor regarding remedies to situations viewed while in field.
    • Not afraid to suggest inventory control processes/systems for securing somewhat of a storage and stock of frequently utilized items at each location.
    • Willing to go outside scope of job duty for the betterment of the company as a whole.


Requirements:

 

  • College Degree (Business/Accounting major is a plus, but not required)
  • Must be proficient in excel
  • Quickbooks experience is strongly preferred
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to formulate strategy, in conjunction with Management, for procurement activities regarding vendor selection, sourcing alternatives, etc.
  • Experience negotiating price terms with vendors and suppliers
  • Initial and occasional travel to field for better understanding of needs on site
  • Work with Accounts Payable/Procurement manager position to create and implement processes within the department and with the field
  • 3-5 years experience is preferred.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Let’s find your next job – together. Whether you’re looking for temporary work or a direct-hire job, Advantage Resourcing will connect you to an opportunity that closely matches your interests and skills. Advantage Resourcing is a proud member of Staffmark Group, an award-winning family of staffing brands with a national network of 450+ offices. We connect over 250,000 people to jobs each year, and we’re ready to put this expertise to work for you! Learn more at www.advantageresourcing.com.

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Let’s find your next job – together. Whether you’re looking for temporary work or a direct-hire job, Advantage Resourcing will connect you to an opportunity that closely matches your interests and skills. Advantage Resourcing is a proud member of Staffmark Group, an award-winning family of staffing brands with a national network of 450+ offices. We connect over 250,000 people to jobs each year, and we’re ready to put this expertise to work for you! Learn more at www.advantageresourcing.com.

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