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Entry Level Procurement Analyst ($18/hr) ~ East Columbus in Reynoldsburg at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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Job Description

At Vaco, we are dedicated to matching highly motivated professionals with amazing career growth opportunities every day. Our recruiters work with a diverse array of clients who are looking for talented professionals like you! At no cost to you, our recruiters give you an advantage over your competition as we have direct access to the hiring managers who make the decisions. We will get to know your strengths and advocate on your behalf! Currently, we are seeking a talented Procurement Analyst.

Choosing to use Vaco means you are more prepared for your interviews. Our recruiters will be able to provide great insight about trends in the market - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities.

As a Procurement Analyst, you will be responsible for coordinating the entire purchasing process. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Act as liaison between internal associates and existing/potential vendors
  • Place purchase orders and research any purchasing issues
  • Negotiate with vendors to improve product quality, pricing, delivery, etc.
  • Prepare requests for proposals (RFP's) and/or requests for information (RFI's)
  • Track and manage appropriate inventory supply
  • Utilize programs such as ERP, MS Outlook, MS Excel, and office machinery
  • Other tasks on as needed basis

Job Requirements

- Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field
• Working knowledge of computer programs including MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
• 1 year of work experience in business setting preferred
• Self-starter with an interest to learn about purchasing/procurement or business in general
• Strong communication skills
• Reliable