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Procurement Specialist

Company: QC Supply
Location: Schuyler
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho are we, really?Sometimes the best things start out in the garage. For QC Supply, it was a small one located in Schuyler, Nebraska. QC Supply was founded in 1982 with the simple goal of helping people grow. Nearly 40 years later, that's still at the heart of what we do. With our home base remaining in Schuyler, we went from a small-town operation to a nation-wide distributor by daring to explore the future of farming.We give a crop.Your work is more than just a job. It's a lifestyle, and we're dedicated to matching your commitment. Got a question that needs answering? We've got your back; stop by one of our locations or call our live Customer Service Team. Is there a problem that needs fixing? We'll discover solutions alongside you. At QC Supply, we provide support, service, and products for today and tomorrow's needs. Growing out of a garage and into thirty locations, three regional distribution centers, local service departments, and a US-based call center takes grit. You take pride in your farm. We take pride in our commitment to personalized care. Because at the end of the day, this is all about you.Your PassionQC Supply is looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist. The chosen candidate will be responsible for procurement activities involving a diverse group of products, services and vendors. Primary duties include cultivating vendor relationships, purchasing and inventory management. This individual also works to help support the sales staff and remote locations when needed for special projects.Role and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and adjust inventory parameters based on current trends of customer base within company ERP system.
  • Utilize strategic procurement practices to maintain company profitability and work flow.
  • Communicate with sales, marketing and branch locations to understand changes in customer buying habits.
  • Align with suppliers that represent the company's goals and mission.
  • Maintain supplier price lists and buying parameters in ERP system.
  • Support branch locations with purchase and special orders.
  • Have a professional and positive attitude.
  • Assist Supply Chain Manager in maintaining written procurement procedures.
  • Recognize and communicate areas of improvement involving forecasting, vendors and logistics.
  • Assist Supply Chain Manager in monitoring and adjusting inventory based on trend across customer base.
  • Support the procurement team and the company as it relates to the goal and mission of the company.
  • Execute and manage daily procurement tasks in a timely fashion. Including updating and managing delivery dates in the system.
  • Utilize Smoothie for demand planning and forecasting.Qualifications and Education Requirements ยท Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in the industry
    • Ability to work and navigate within Microsoft Office.Preferred Skills
      • Ability and desire to work in a fast paced ever changing environment.
      • Willingness to learn and be coached.
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
      • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
      • Ability to stay organized and manage multiple tasks at once within a given timeline.
      • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission, vision and values of QC Supply
      • Ability to anticipate future trends and engage in new, forward-thinking approaches. A challenger of "status quo"
      • Experience in livestock production, agriculture or a related field is a plus.
      • Previous procurement experience is preferred.
      • Strong track record of proven success in business development.
      • Sound business acumen, with solid professional selling skills
      • Strong communicator, with outstanding "positive" influencing skills
      • A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytics, organization, and problem-solving skills.
      • Ability to think strategically and execute a complex procurement model.Benefits (Full-time roles only)Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Critical Illness, Accident and Group Legal Insurance, Flex Spending Account, Health Savings Account, paid holidays, PTO leave, and 401k match available after eligibility requirements are met.AAP/EEO StatementQC Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

Keywords: QC Supply, Lincoln , Procurement Specialist, Professions , Schuyler, Nebraska

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