Purchasing and Procurement

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Allegan, MI - Sherman - (USA) 101 North Sherman MI Allegan , MI - 49010 Phone : 269-673-5457



Job Description

Manpower is partnering with Perrigo for a 6-12 month Procurement Clerk. This will be first shift and full time.

This position will be the primary liaison for Perrigo and its Material or Indirect Procurement Suppliers for multiple sites. Responsible for coordinating procurement activities for indirect materials and services. Execute tactical procurement processes, comply with procurement policies and procedures, and participate on global supply strategy teams. Engage with key stakeholders including Corporate, Finance, Manufacturing, Engineering, and R&D in the establishment, communication and implementation of business goals and to achieve business targets for cost savings. Responsible for the sourcing and selection and management of suppliers to obtain desired service, quality, price, and technology. Identify, implement, and track cost savings projects. Responsible for the negotiation of contracts and ensuring that all legal contract requirements are met The responsibilities of this position also include managing projects through new product committee.

2. Knowledge, Experience and Education:

* Bachelor degree is highly preferred. Major in business, materials management, or a related field are preferred. 3-5 years of procurement experience is required.

* Problem solving skills, sound decision making skills, and demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as on a team, and meet tight deadlines within a fast-paced environment are critical to the position's success.

* The ideal candidate would possess strong PC skills (word-processing, spreadsheet) required; SAP experience preferred.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proven ability to represent Perrigo in a professional manner on the telephone and in person to all levels of suppliers and Perrigo employees are essential.

* Demonstrated ability to prioritize, handle interruptions, and perform multiple tasks simultaneously to successfully meet daily goals is required.