Job SummaryResponsible for purchase to delivery of commodity products, chemicals, equipment, and supplies from suppliers. The Procurement Associate is responsible for all aspects of daily order management and is able to solve problems with innovation and ingenuity. Helps supports the Category Management team and assists in resolution of pricing and product issues. Exercises latitude and applies judgment in determining objectives and prioritizing workload
Ensuring that all purchase order confirmations are processed on the same day as received. This covers quantity, delivery date and pricing. The primary objective being a complete, accurate and timely set of confirmations in SAP for our customers and customer service. The secondary objective is to free time in the main procurement teams to carry out more effective expediting and provide better response to immediate customer inquiries.
Canceling open PO lines where we have no current demand or forecast. This includes contacting the supplier to cancel open order lines where the customer has canceled their order and we no longer need to have these products come into our warehouses, in addition to updating the PO in system SAP.
Additional research and data entry type processes will be added to the above as we move forward.
Must input individual confirmation data from fax, e-mail, paper mail, EDI fallout and all remaining unacknowledged status lines in SAP. The confirmations cover all external deliveries into the North American network of warehouses and associated direct deliveries
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