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  • Location: Gaithersburg
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
    Purchasing Agent - with DFAR experience needed for our Gaithersburg, Maryland client. This is a long-term opportunity with a large international government contractor.

    In this Purchasing Agent position, you'll have the opportunity to:

    *Review requisitions and negotiates within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
    *Obtain material from supplier at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.
    *Confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
    *Prepare orders and follows up on orders to expedited delivery and shipment.
    *Obtain certifications of delivery and conducts check against order.
    *Determine method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
    *Develop and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operation.
    *Prepare purchase orders using MP2 5.0.
    *Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance.
    *Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel
    *Past experience with a government contractor -DFAR or FAR required
    *This position requires strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively communicate to both internal and external customers.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    *Bachelors degree with some commercial experience
    *Demonstrated laboratory materials management experience a plus
    *Customer Service experience a plus
    *Experience with inventory management systems a plus
    *Must have experience with Excel (additional Access experience a plus)
  • Location: Schenectady
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 20 February 2017
    Full Time Temp to Perm Purchasing Agent Day Shift Schenectady, NY area

    Have experience purchasing in a food manufacturing environment? Looking for steady day shift work with weekly pay? Manpower has an immediate opening for a purchasing agent on 1st shift.

    What's in it for you?
    * Full time hours
    * Day shift M-F
    * Wages starting at $14.50 per hour
    * Long term temp could turn into a permanent opportunity for the right individual

    What is the job?
    * Initiating indirect requisitions to initiate a purchase order
    * Creating purchase orders for indirect goods and services
    * Coordinating with internal customers to ensure purchase orders are received by receiving department in a timely manner
    * Coordinating with accounts payable to ensure appropriate vendor invoices are being processed quickly and effectively
    * Confirming and expediting direct purchase orders when needed
    * Additional responsibilities as assigned

    What do you bring to the job?
    * Proficiency with windows-based office automation software such as MS Office, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel, and ideally purchasing business system software such as SAP
    * Familiar with the purchasing process in a business-to-business context in a cGMP food manufacturing environment preferred
    * Proven analytical and problem solving skills
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Strong attention to detail
    * High school degree required, a Bachelor's degree preferred
    * Professional appearance and attitude
    * Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
    * Prior purchasing, administrative, sales or food manufacturing experience helpful

    Stop your job search and apply today! Do you need more information? Contact our recruiters via email albany.ny@manpower.com or stop by our office located at 1450 Western Ave, Albany NY 12203 or call us at 518-459-2800.

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  • Location: San Diego
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 17 February 2017
    • Coordinate specified accounts, including, but not limited to, processing the order initiation for electronics and/or tradeshow shipments, processing all necessary paperwork for each order (worksheets, quotes, dispatch tickets, bills of lading, etc.), perform credit checks and trip transits when applicable, register each order. • Act as a liaison between account, shippers and van lines. • Track all orders and accomplish task flow. • Prepare all necessary logistic reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. • Provide manager with the necessary information to produce the monthly reports and assist in accomplishing this every month and faxing to the required people. • Notify manager of inconsistencies in workload, non-compliance to process, additional training needs, and inconsistencies in quality. • Maintain the understanding and assist in the implementation and utilization of all relative computer programs; i.e. L-Center • Help promote and maintain a positive working environment within Customer Service.
  • Location: Hackensack
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 13 February 2017
    This position is part of a Contract Administration Team, responsible for optimizing the Procure-To-Pay activities within North America. The role emphasizes utilizing SAP while cultivating internal and external relationships. The Procurement Operations Coordinator reports to the Procurement Operations Manager.

    * Contractual/Purchasing Agreement entry into the Global ERP (SAP) system
    * Driving Unilever's e-invoicing initiatives
    * Serving as a SAP contract consultant/analyst to the Unilever buying community
    * Ensuring that all contracts within SAP are Sarbanes-Oxley compliant
    * Developing meaningful relationships with the Procurement Community, Suppliers, Finance, Unilever plants and the Accounts Payable Processing Center to ensure that invoices are processed and paid on-time; thus, allowing continuous material flow into the plants
    * Working on Key Projects as assigned by the Procurement Operations Management Team

    * 4 Year Bachelor Degree
    * High level of software proficiency that includes strong MS Excel skills
    * Detail oriented
    * Finance or Supply Chain experience or exposure is desired
    * Inquisitive
    * Self-Starter
    * Strong oral and written communication skills
    * Ability to work in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking is key
    * Team player

    Key Relationships:
    Must be able to work as part of a team that depends upon each other for learning, training, and improvement of day to day activities.

    Key Competencies:
    The ability to translate incoming information into our SAP ERP system - problem solving, and using good judgment. Strong interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Location: Lima
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 26 January 2017
    Do you have previous purchasing experience? Looking to work in a local office in a manufacturing setting? The Lima Manpower Staffing Office is currently seeking an experienced Junior Buyer for a manufacturing company in Lima, Ohio.

    This position includes:
    * Full time hours
    * First shift position
    * Pay rate starting at $15.00 per hour

    What is the job?
    * Coordinate activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tool parts and supplies.
    * Managing data and priorities
    * Update JDE
    * Transfer inventory as needed
    * Answer MRP message

    What do you bring to the job?
    Excellent math skills
    Computer Literacy - Use of Microsoft office and data entry
    Strong Excel skills - use of Pivot tables and V-lookup
    Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent to draw and interpret bar graphs
    High school diploma / GED
    A minimum of 4 years' of related previous experience and/or training.

    Stop your job search and apply today.

    Do you need more information? Contact our trained professionals at 419-227-1970

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