Procurement Agent Job Description

Procurement Agent Job Description

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Procurement agent provides guidance in the interpretation of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Energy Regulation (DEAR) and Prime Contract requirements.

Procurement Agent Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective procurement agent job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included procurement agent job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain a working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (FAR
The management for future program development, focusing on quality and execution, while working with an Integrated Program Development Team
The implementation of optimization projects in a product family environment
Planning and analyzing business needs and provide recommendations to key internal stakeholders using governance and reporting tools
Collaboration and coordination with various departments, such as Engineering, Operations, Logistics, Finance and Programs, to meet the program objectives
Coordinating procurement solutions to best support customer requirements
Mitigate risk and issues with suppliers by determining root cause
Working independently, conducts site visits to current and prospective supplier locations
Develop and foster a customer service oriented, continuous improvement environment within Procurement
Management of key suppliers and procurement strategy

Procurement Agent Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Procurement Agent

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GCPA, APICS, CPM, ISM, NIGP, CSCP, RFP, C.P.P, C.P.S, ITIL

Education for Procurement Agent

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the procurement agent job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Business, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business/Administration, Accounting, Management, Communication, Engineering, Technical

Skills for Procurement Agent

Desired skills for procurement agent include:

Federal Acquisition Regulation and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
Indefinite Delivery
Indefinite Quantity contract vehicles
MS Office Suite and MS SharePoint
Company and local policies
Procedures and regulations
“should cost” modeling in a financial analysis
Strategic application of terms and conditions in contract negotiation

Desired experience for procurement agent includes:

You have skills for negotiation, priority management and you are a rigorous person
You have work experience with SAP
A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably with a focus in Supply Chain, Business, Economics or related field
Communication skills, attention to detail and business acumen are critical to be successful in the role
Motivated, self starter who is familiar with a range of materials and manufacturing processes
List the requirements below that are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully accomplish the essential duties of the job

Procurement Agent Examples


Procurement Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a procurement agent. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for procurement agent
  • Participate in the invoice approval process to ensure that supplier invoices are in accordance with purchase order terms and conditions, and resolve issues as necessary
  • Support cost reduction target for the next 5 years at BCA
  • Develop interactions with program groups of business units
  • Support procurement team in usage of existing project management tools
  • Identify et manage potential improvements tools to better support procurement agents in their execution to meet cost reduction targets
  • Represent and protect procurement interest toward finance requirements
  • Initialize and participate at procurement processes development and standardization of BCA/BBA tools and processes
  • Actively participate at the financial processes related to STRAT plan budget definition each year
  • Ensure preparation, execution and follow-up of all Steerco sessions
  • Support procurement agents in the development and implementation of sourcing strategies in line with the industrialization /globalization strategies
Qualifications for procurement agent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement in heavy industry or industrial sector
  • Category expertise and ability to positively influence and lead others outside of Division and Procurement
  • Knowledgeable in and able to effectively use PC software applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Prefer completion of the Certified Professional Purchaser Designation, or completion of level III SCMP
  • Experience in the procurement of technical labor and FAR/DFARS contractual compliance
  • The ability to obtain an interim or final security clearance (post start)

Procurement Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a procurement agent. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for procurement agent
  • Working under general supervision and guidance, and as assigned, conducts site visits to current and prospective supplier locations
  • Understands the fundamentals of developing and capturing best practices and lessons learned
  • Preparing and executing contractual agreements
  • Communicating supplier performance expectations
  • Prepare, execute, and manage purchase orders from order placement through receipt of products and subsequent payment of invoices for assigned spend categories including products, services and technologies that may be considered inventory or non-inventory purchases
  • Manage the request for quote processes including the preparation of documentation packages and RFQ letters, and the subsequent bid analysis
  • Engage stakeholders to ensure that program, customer, product and in-service strategies are integrated into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies
  • Optimize execution of the supply chain balancing inventory, supply orders and schedule demand
  • Manage supplier/subcontractor performance and relationship to ensure delivery, quality, financial stability and in-service performance
  • Mitigate risks and issues
Qualifications for procurement agent
  • Current Top Secret Clearance/SCI Clearance
  • You hold a bachelor's degree in Commerce, Administration and/or finance
  • You have knowledge and experience in project management and financial management
  • Understanding legal terminology and contract clauses would be considered an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skill and influencing other
  • You are a rigorous person managing and approving gates to reach cost reduction targets

Procurement Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of procurement agent. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for procurement agent
  • Manage excess material and obsolescence issues related to assigned commodities
  • Support procurement requirements for new product introduction from early design to production
  • Initiating and executing supplier improvement activities and integrates
  • Prepares and executes negotiated contractual documents and binding agreements for products and services
  • Manages supplier performance and relationship to ensure delivery, quality, financial stability and in-service performance
  • Interface with internal departments on material status and production planning issues
  • Monitor, review and process purchase orders per MRP to support the production schedule
  • Use approved suppliers to meet business demands, select the suppliers based on total cost while meeting the needs of business and obtaining and confirming price comparisons
  • Working with vendors to resolve shipping, delivery and quality issues
  • Represent Purchasing at MRB and coordinate returns to suppliers
Qualifications for procurement agent
  • Resolve problems associated with non-quality of products or documentation
  • You are an open person
  • At least a year of experience working in a customer facing environment
  • Successful candidates will demonstrate key skills in negotiation, effective written communications, project management, Lean and procurement processes
  • More than 1 year of experience with Supplier Management or Procurement practices and processes
  • More than 1 year of experience in project management

Procurement Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a procurement agent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement agent
  • Perform clerical duties related to the purchasing process including
  • Maintain organized files, vendor records and pricing in the purchasing system to ensure immediate and accurate access to information
  • Reconcile purchase variances with Accounts Payable staff and other departments
  • Utilize time-phase requirements to buy component standards with an appropriate safety lead-tie offset
  • Prepare and issue commercial RFP's/ RFQ's with extensive technical input from the engineering department
  • Obtain material, fabrication or equipment pricing from domestic & international suppliers
  • Negotiate Price, delivery and other commercial elements of Purchase Orders
  • Manage orders from RFP/RFQ to final delivery and payment
  • Attend procurement status meetings, project meetings, and meetings with vendors
  • Develops, communicates, and implements the Department’s procurement strategy
Qualifications for procurement agent
  • At least 3 years of experience with proposal development and contract negotiations
  • Degree or typically 3 or more years work related experience
  • Requires negotiation, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of laws governing the procurement function
  • Experienced with JD Edwards ERP application
  • Familiar with gas/electric components normally used in utility operations

Procurement Agent Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement agent. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement agent
  • Facilitates communication of solicitations in accordance with established formats and timeframes
  • Serves as the agency’s purchasing-card coordinator using established purchasing card policies and procedures
  • Utilizes computer skills to create, manage, analyze, and document sizable datasets and/or research information
  • Develops and maintains professional knowledge of the procurement field
  • Immigration compliance reporting and Ad Hoc projects as assigned
  • Generate and maintain bid documents for new community setup and perform cost analysis of completed bids
  • Formulate and maintain contracts in purchasing system for all new and existing communities utilizing bid information and data management tools
  • Pursue house cost savings opportunities through competive bidding, cost analysis tools, takeoff validation, and collaboration with Strategic Sourcing agents and other divisions
  • Maintain accuracy of category quantities through plan review, field verifications, and collaboration with in-house estimator
  • Manage specifications, option descriptions, and sample / color management for assigned categories within each community
Qualifications for procurement agent
  • Procurement and/or Supply Chain related certifications (APP, CPM, CPSM, CPIM)
  • May require occasional travel to company facilities
  • Conduct risk, issue and opportunity management
  • Initiate and execute supplier improvement activities and integrates results into contracting strategies
  • Ability to analyze data, develop a statement of work, and make strategic recommendations to management and customers
  • Ability to align strategic recommendations in support of organizational goals and objectives

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