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Procurement Specialist - Bedford, MA

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Procurement Specialist 
Bedford, MA

We are looking for a detail oriented procurement specialist to assist the Marketing team with all aspects of purchasing from purchase order (PO) creation to vendor payment. This position will work with marketing team members to ensure vendors are approved, statements of work (SOW) are completed and the approval of payments are captured by Finance and processed in a timely fashion.  Additionally, this role will work closely with the Procurement Team to ensure processes are followed and approvals are obtained quickly.  This role demands the ability to work collaboratively under tight deadlines and execute consistently with a keen attention to detail. 

• Manage the end-to-end purchasing process for over 200 POs per quarter 
• Obtain proper approvals and documentation for purchases (e.g. SOW, quotes, agreements, etc.) 
• Partner with Indirect Procurement and/or the Finance teams 
• Submit all purchase requisitions in Ariba Cloud and track approvals 
• Track all POs thru fulfillment and billing 
• Ensure delivery of goods or services and post receipts 
• Respond to questions and requests from vendors and team members related to purchasing or invoicing. Identify and escalate issues as necessary.
• Review invoices for accuracy and reconcile in system 
• Problem solve vendor disputes and billing problems with Account Payable and/or Finance teams 

Vendor management: 
• Maintain records of all vendors and associated agreements 
• Onboard new vendors
• General office management, as needed 

Required skills: 
• 2 years' of similar experience, preferably in a large organization or high-tech environment 
• Associate degree or professional certificate in related field, or equivalent work experience 
• Prior experience with Ariba Cloud or similar system is a plus 
• Knowledge of contracting/purchasing concepts and approaches 
• Team player 
• Deadline-driven, organized and detail-oriented 
• Strong problem-solving skills, investigative mindset and work ethic 
• Excellent written and oral communications skills 
• Excellent interpersonal skills 
• Understanding of budgets and Finance concepts

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Bedford, MA
United States of America

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Posted Date:5/10/2018



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Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Location: Bedford, MA

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 324456

Posted Date: 5/10/2018

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