Our client is seeking a Procurement/Sourcing Specialist for a long-term,
multi-year remote contract opportunity.
May require occasional (2-4 times/yr) travel to Michigan.
provides support to the Organization's
Supply Chain Management (SCM) Strategic Sourcing Team for contract
management. Assists in implementation of contractual requirements,
communication to internal and external customers, and leads the maintenance
of information into contract management system and associated systems.
Responsible for overall maintenance of contractual obligations related to
compliance tracking, expiration dates, and product/services tracking.
Investigates and coordinates customer service responses on questions such as
pricing and terms established within the contract. Under the direction
of management, supports the Sourcing Team in the competitive bidding process
for direct and indirect commodities and services including facilitation of
simple amendments and compiling request for proposal information. Routinely
handles and exposed to confidential information. Supports strategic
sourcing activities with the goal of achieving significant cost reductions,
standardization of products and services across multiple categories of spend
and quality objectives. Manages information important to initiatives
associated with Lean and Process Improvement.
- Knows, understands,
incorporates and demonstrates the organization's Mission, Vision and
Values in behaviors, practices and decisions.
- Provides support to
the Sourcing Team for data collection and fact finding, to support cost
saving opportunities, contract maintenance, database management and
other ad hoc requests. May require reaching out to local RHM’s or
business units to gather contracts and other related data and
information for input into a central contract repository and other
data sources as directed.
- Leads contract
management system(s) support. May include duties such as
performing audits on database information, producing reports from
contract management system, suggesting processes to increase efficiency
and effectiveness of contract systems and overall general support of
processes surrounding contract management.
- Responsible for
providing accurate input, maintenance and ease of locating contract(s)
in the contract management system(s) reporting portfolio for all
sourcing verticals. Includes entry of contract information (terms and
conditions), pricing, and key information for entities to execute
procurement and payment and support general supply chain operations.
- Works with sourcing
management on proper data entry protocols. Provides support and
instruction for data entry into designated information systems.
- Creates and maintains
central contract or data files structures (electronic and paper) in
appropriate repository(s) for all verticals in Strategic Sourcing.
- Compiles sourcing
documents, ensuring information is complete and accurate in order to
load contract information to appropriate databases. (e.g. Materials
Management Information System, Strategic Sourcing Implant Database,
Emptoris, Contract Management System) and posts information to
appropriate locations (i.e. portals, department web pages) for access by
internal SCM customers.
- Supports and
contributes to Lean and process improvement projects that provide cost
savings, increased efficiencies and enhanced customer service.
- Analyzes customer
issues as assigned and follows through to resolution for both
application support and projects.
internal and external customers on price discrepancies and questions
related to contracts and products.
- Facilitates with
appropriate parties including Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and
suppliers to ensure contract signatures, addendums and information are
current in the contract database systems. Organizes Letters of
Commitment tracking for various contracts and facility reporting outside
of the GPO system.
- Under direction of
strategic sourcing management staff writes basic contract amendments
such as updated pricing exhibits, rosters, contract extensions, etc. and
completes signing process and communication for implementation.
- Maintains a working
knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws/regulations; the
organization's Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct; as
well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a
manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
- Knowledge of
purchasing, supply management, accounts payable or financial analytics
with three (3) years relevant work experience. Associate’s degree is
- Basic understanding of
contract terms and conditions.
cross-functional facilitation skills and excellent administrative
skills, with an emphasis on interpersonal skills.
- Working knowledge of
Microsoft Office products, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and
Power-point. Experience working with data management systems in
web-based or database applications (purchasing systems) preferred.
- Detail oriented and
has organizational and planning skills to support involvement in
multiple projects simultaneously in an environment of competing
- Excellent written and
verbal communication skills to interact with various professional
- Self-starter with
ability to set priorities and manage own work to completion.
- Ability to be
comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.
- Must be able to set
and organize own work priorities and adapt to them as they change
frequently. Must be able to work concurrently on a variety of
tasks/projects in an environment that may be stressful with individuals
having diverse personalities and work styles.
- Only those individuals
selected for an interview will be contacted.
- No calls, inquiries,
or Third Party Vendors please.
- We are an equal
opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
Since 1988, The ACI Group, a national IT staffing firm, has been committed
to hiring the industry’s leading professionals and presenting exciting career
opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and
contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including
a full benefits package.