Apple & Associates, Inc.
120,000 - $135,000
We are conducting a search to locate a Procurement Coordinator for our client, a leading energy Products Company located in the Wilmington, DE area. Reporting to a Director of Procurement this individual will be responsible for the purchasing of a variety of materials and services for the logistics operation. This includes writing contracts, creating purchase orders, coordinating bid activities, negotiating with vendors, and managing the a department budget.
Responsible for purchases of materials, ongoing services, and one time projects
Manage the relationship between the various plant departments and the legal department when writing contracts
Prepare and manage all procurement contracts and other legal documents, which includes negotiation of legal and commercial terms and conditions, obtaining delegation of authority approvals, and ensuring timely execution of contractual documents.
Identify savings opportunities on all ongoing and one time expenditures.
Assist business unit with bid packages for required materials and services. Facilitate and negotiate all material bids over $250,000. Facilitate bid waivers as necessary.
Serve as primary contact between logistics and outside material and service providers.
Document and provide diligent follow up on any supplier non-compliances and issue notices of such to all involved parties.
Facilitate problem resolution between supplier and business unit on issues such as damaged material, warranty repairs, expediting material to meet schedule, etc.
Ensure compliance with all procurement practices for the purchases of material and services, which includes bidding thresholds, DOA approvals and other documentation required.
Work with Accounts Payable on vendor invoice issues, closing of Purchase orders, adjusting material groups, adding new vendors, etc.
Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Management, Finance, Accounting or Business preferred
5+ years ‘experience in a purchasing environment or related discipline preferably in a manufacturing plant environment
Ability to negotiate all legal and commercial terms of a contract
At Apple & Associates, we understand that relationships are what make us stand apart. Whether you are a client or a candidate, you are an extension of the Apple & Associates’ family. Many of our recruiters have been with the company since its earliest days. They take great pride in the relationships they build; always emphasizing high standards, ethics and quality service. Our President, Debi Apple started her recruiting career in Aiken, South Carolina. She quickly became a top producer and leading authority in recruiting for the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Her passion and drive led her to open Apple & Associates in 1993. Under her leadership, Apple & Associates has grown to be one of the leading recruiting firms in these industries. Our company is proud to represent two of the largest medical device and pharmaceutical companies in the U.S., Covidien (formerly known as Tyco Healthcare) and our first and longtime client, Becton Dickinson. Now headquartered in Chapin, South Carolina, Apple & Associates has offices from coast to coast, offering regional recruiting expertise throughout the U.S. and Latin America. Our searches and permanent placements represent all levels, from CEO to staff level positions.