Procurement Operations Job Description

Procurement Operations Job Description

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Procurement operations provides guidance to the Business Unit on inventory processes, inventory policies and guidelines, material transfer processes, and practices.

Procurement Operations Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Works with Procurement Ops Supervisor and Regional Category Procurement to provide information on supplier performance and pricing issues recommendations for new suppliers and contract agreements
Provide ongoing review and control of procurement operations activities
Assist with the RFP procurement process
Work directly with A/P, Procurement, Vendors and end users to collect necessary documents for New Vendor setups, reactivation and payment sites
Complete other special projects related to supporting Procurement Operations
Assist Category Buyer in procurement training for central office clients
Support the procurement on non-conforming material escalations
Generate purchasing and procurement reports
Carry a thorough understanding of portfolio sites procurement spend profile, supplier base, single and sole source risks and contractual positions with key strategic suppliers
Responsible for developing PS Operations Procurement Bets, developing and maintaining a bet tracking scorecard that measures marginal value of bets vs

Procurement Operations Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Procurement Operations

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPM, EH&S, CPSM, JLPT, PMP, MCIPS, APICS, N2, N1, CPIM

Education for Procurement Operations

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Procurement Operations

Desired skills for procurement operations include:

Non-inventory items and align with like buildings to drive best practices
Building non inventory items and align with like buildings to drive best practices
Multiple technologies
Client specific processes and procedures
Computer hardware and software applications along with experience using the Internet
Business Organization and Processes
Work instructions
Basic purchasing and inventory principles and practices
Current IT technologies

Desired experience for procurement operations includes:

Solves complex issues and drives tactical and strategic initiatives, such as leading process standardizations
Monitors programs, delivery solutions, key metrics, and process oriented tasks
Works across multiple countries and businesses
Flexibility to work across all regions
International Exposure especially in APJC region
Ability work comfortably under pressure

Procurement Operations Examples


Procurement Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement operations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for procurement operations
  • Provide a Procurement experience that enhances our culture, mission and values
  • May lead requests for procurement of non-contracted materials/goods, services and/or supplies which are considered non-leveraged, local spend (as defined by Strategic Sourcing policies)
  • Sourcing Hub and transactional processing transformation leadership
  • Core process leadership (strategic sourcing, supplier management and negotiations) including deployment management and ongoing continuous improvement
  • Functional leadership and Chief of Staff for the CPO
  • Validate and approve submitted requisitions approving CMS requisition submissions
  • Organise interviews, create, validate and approve work orders
  • Perform category / supplier management activities ensuring that the client benefits from continuous improvement from their supply agreements, through the management of service levels, tracking of compliance and reporting of benefits realized
  • Bidding and negotiating non-merchandise purchases for domestic and international purchasing supply demands
  • Purchase distribution center’s receiving supplies
Qualifications for procurement operations
  • Supplier management knowledge
  • Work with the account team and supporting functions
  • Experience purchasing commodities such as corrugated packaging, DC related capital equipment, contract services, MRO, shipping supplies, pallets
  • Track record of developing and managing relationship with key suppliers internal customers
  • The position requires excellent customer service, outstanding teamwork, ability to multitask and some project management skills with a pragmatic results orientation
  • Experience in Grocery industry

Procurement Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a procurement operations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement operations
  • Responsible for managing the entire supply chain and inventory levels
  • Develop improvement processes to support the purchasing objectives and efficiencies
  • Responsible for managing purchasing vendors with issues and project management
  • Follow proper procedures for any new vendor creation or updates
  • Owns and executes processes through appropriate system application
  • Maintains standard operating procedure, work instruction and work flow documentation for domain area processes
  • Researches and analyzes best practices to provide process improvement and issues resolution
  • Provides research reporting when appropriate
  • Manages relationships with third-party suppliers
  • Document storage and retention of all forms, certificates, correspondence, contracts, reports
Qualifications for procurement operations
  • Supply Chain Management Certifications
  • IT systems including the Microsoft Office Suite and an ERP system
  • Strong influence and communication abilities across a diverse culture
  • Building effective teams and fostering open communication
  • Demonstrated executive gravitas (presence, savvy, communication skills, etc) to participate as an equal member on global leadership teams and the perseverance to tirelessly and cheerfully address the change leadership aspects of the transactional transformation
  • Experience in Oracle or other financial management software ERP

Procurement Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a procurement operations. 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 operations
  • Ensure availability of conforming raw material to ink manufacturing operations
  • Source and purchase materials according to materials specifications
  • Inventory management of raw materials within inventory targets
  • Initiate continual cost reduction & localization initiatives to reduce Bill of Materials (BOM) costs
  • Manage relationship with suppliers and keep track of supplier scorecards
  • Support supplier quality management program
  • Supports any programs or project implementations when required
  • Key member of PS Operations Leadership team and Site Leadership teams, participating in development of PS operations vision, strategies, and bets
  • Support the regional commodity managers in partnering with maintenance, technical, business to identify opportunities, develop and implement program strategies that deliver value beyond purchased cost reductions (including total cost of ownership, demand reduction, reliability improvement)
  • Work closely with Buying Center Lead to ensure effective, efficient requisition to pay transactional support
Qualifications for procurement operations
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of how to analyze business problems using Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, ), statistical analysis, and financial modeling
  • Strong communication, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Purchasing experience minimum 3-5 years including RFPs
  • Supplier negotiation and management skills
  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering, IT, or related field
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or Associates Degree accepted

Procurement Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a procurement operations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for procurement operations
  • Drive business partnerships in support of the New Blue initiatives
  • Preparation and update of planning database/files
  • Performing sales analysis and forecasting
  • Planning and blocking capacities with producers
  • Providing block orders of finished goods to producers
  • Issuing and following-up of Purchase Orders to vendors
  • Interact with vendors in EMEA and ASIA with internal interfaces
  • Perform statistics and reports
  • Manage documentations, customs and logistic issues
  • Establishes guidelines and procedures for compliance with all maintenance activities related to the building and its premises
Qualifications for procurement operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent work experience for most positions
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and comfort
  • Expertise in reporting and data analytics
  • Process design and continuous improvement
  • Minimum of 10 years of business experience with at least 7 years relevant experience in any of the supply chain disciplines or finance, engineering
  • Enthusiastic individual with positive attitude and desire to achieve targeted results, with focus to learn and develop

Procurement Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of procurement operations. 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 operations
  • Develop strategic plan for simplification, standardization and process improvements for the Procurement organization
  • Act as main liason and Procurement lead with IT in development of visual digital tools that provide the data needed to increase organizational effectiveness
  • Serve as the Procurement leader in IT’s development of new ERP systems
  • Lead analysis of PPV reports and review with Procurement VP opportunities for improvement
  • Serve as back up or delegate to Procurement VP in review and approval of high value POs
  • Own the overall coordination and recommendations to the Procurement VP for hedging utilities, metals and other applicable commodities
  • Partner with Procurement VP to develop and deliver bi-annual reviews with the President of the Americas and also the company CEO
  • May have work reviewed by senior level Procurement administrators
  • Supervises staff assigned to building maintenance and green areas
  • Responsible for the fulfillment of certifications required by law
Qualifications for procurement operations
  • Developed analytical and technical aptitude
  • High School Diploma or GED requiredBachelors degree in Business Administration or a related degree is preferred
  • Talent leadership skills
  • 5 or more years direct people management experience
  • 3 or more years Process Improvement and Change Management experience
  • Previous Supplier Relationship Management

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