IT Procurement Specialist

Park Ride, NJ 07656

Posted: 04/23/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 585

Job Description

Seeking a talented IT Procurement Specialist to join their team.  The IT Procurement Specialist will work with the indirect buyers and help them capture the stakeholders' needs, then liaison with key stakeholders and suppliers to provide all the necessary information for contract review through completion. They will also review contracts, terms, and service level agreements and track procurement data.

***This is a Hybrid opportunity requiring the qualified professional to work onsite at least 3 days a week.***


The IT Procurement Specialist will be responsible for:
Responsible for scanning all current and new contracts in Ironclad, for the aide and assistance of IT Indirect Procurement Manager
Responsible for assisting with the procurement process, including contract management, contract negotiation, and preparation of purchase orders.
Ensuring that our commitments to customers and suppliers are met.
Obtain price quotes for goods items and process formal proposals
Generate purchase orders (PO’s). Verify quoted prices when generating a PO for any item, including reordering
Expedite orders, manage the status of purchasing needs for stock items and exterior materials
Assist the Indirect Procurement Manager in finding and achieving cost savings through sourcing new suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors
Maintain vendor database and set up local vendors as needed. Use preferred vendors as often as possible
Update new prices in the system and PO's, formal proposals, and any pertinent information
Maintain open lines of communication by establishing and building relationships with internal and external customers, including middle and upper management. Communicating new items and discontinued items across all company teams
Review product specifications, maintaining a working knowledge of goods or services to be purchased
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or a related field
2-3 years experience in a purchasing role
Prior experience in a related industry is a plus in Manufacturing and coatings
Proven experience as a Procurement Specialist or in a similar procurement role
Experience with working with Ironclad, our contract management tool is preferred.
Knowledge of procurement best practices and industry trends
Strong negotiation and analytical skills
Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook with data entry capabilities. Experience in Ironclad a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills; solid basic math skills
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Ability to handle multiple procurement requests concurrently and on an ongoing basis
Ability to Work independently in a fast-paced environment. Solid judgment with the ability to make good decisions and work well with other organizations
Demonstrate flexibility to accommodate rapidly changing needs of a growing organization


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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