Company: Randstad US
Location: New Berlin
Posted on: January 16, 2022
+ new berlin , wisconsin
+ posted 7 days ago
+ $25 - $34 per hour
+ bachelor degree
+ industryprofessional, scientific, and technical services
A Procurement Agent is needed for a leader in power and automation
technologies in the New Berlin, WI area. Project Procurement
consists of the timely and cost-effective acquisition of quality
materials, supplies and resources. It also includes coordinating
with associated groups and leading the resolution of purchasing
problems. Procure, with minimal supervision, goods and services
involving substantial financial commitments, technical
complexities, or high priority. Ensure compliance with the
Company's established quality standards and business requirements,
and promote customer satisfaction.
location: New Berlin, Wisconsin
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 34 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
+ Prepare and implement procurement plans and schedules, and, as
required, lead and coordinate efforts of a project team. Request
supplier quotations, coordinating with technical or material
management specialists to ensure proper communication of
+ Determine suppliers' ability to provide, within strict schedule
commitments, high priority or complex technical products and/or
services. Prepare bid tabulations and select lowest qualified
+ Negotiate agreements with suppliers to obtain best terms and
conditions for the Company. Issue purchase orders and supplements
in accordance with established policies and procedures.
+ Negotiate and issue blanket/open purchase orders for repetitive
+ Conduct in-depth evaluations of suppliers' performance and
identify performance issues. As appropriate, recommend alternative
sources of supply to minimize problems.
+ Enforce terms and conditions of purchase orders, and compliance
with legal requirements and Company policy.
+ Resolve non-conformance issues, back-charges and claims in a
timely manner to minimize the Company's exposure. Review
questionable situations and interact with other groups to ensure
+ Develop long-term continuous improvement supply management
agreements with suppliers. Evaluate and make recommendations
regarding introduction of advanced procurement technologies and
other measures to achieve operating efficiencies and increase
customer satisfaction. Provide technical assistance to less
Complexity of Tasks:
+ Requires strong analytical skills, and understanding of complex
drawings and specifications, contract law, commercial terms,
standard procurement procedures and related Company policies.
+ Requires thorough knowledge of application of supply management
tools and quality processes.
+ Requires ability to rapidly respond to unforeseen developments
and initiate actions to reduce adverse impact. Interfacing with
other groups, leading a project team, enforcing contract
stipulations, negotiating prices and terms for purchases, require
strong communications skills.
+ Errors typically result in loss of time or rework and may impact
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in business or related field plus
2 years of experience, or alternatively, a special combination of
education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments.
+ Experience level: Experienced
+ Education: Bachelors
+ Purchasing / Procurement
For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be
required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate,
subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully
review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements
or ask your Randstad representative for more information.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual
Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic
Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other
legally protected group status.
Keywords: Randstad US, Milwaukee , procurement agent, Sales , New Berlin, Wisconsin
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