Procurement Specialist I

Dee Zee Careers

Pleasant Hill, Iowa, 50327 United States

Full time

Supply Chain and Logistics


Sep 6

POSITION SUMMARY -- Compile and analyze information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


WORK ENVIRONMENT— Must be willing and able to work in an environment exposed to elements that can include but are not limited to coolant, dust, mist, elevated noise, and uncontrolled temperatures.



  • Prepare and place purchase orders for procurement of production material, supplies and services as required to meet demand and turnaround times.
  • Accurately utilize Company ERP and other data systems as required
  • Evaluate inventories to demand to determine when new orders or changes to current orders, is required.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries on order status, changes, or cancellations
  • Review orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications
  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems
  • Track the status of requisitions, orders, and material non-conformance issues
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports, and price lists
  • Prepare Request for Quote forms and solicit the bids of at least three potential sources
  • Calculate and communicate costs changes
  • Audit supplier invoices with bids, contract pricing and purchase orders in order to verify accuracy
  • Approve invoices for payment as necessary
  • Locate potential suppliers, using network contacts, catalogs, internet, etc. Conduct interviews to gather information on the Companies and products
  • Track Supplier performance and development. Recommend contract modifications as necessary
  • Manage multiple projects at one time
  • Maintain knowledge of all organizational and governmental rules affecting purchases and provide information about these rules to organization staff members and to vendors
  • Participate on Cross-Functional Teams for new product launches, inventory, and other projects
  • Ability to stop the production line and/or prevent shipment of products due to nonconformance or potential nonconformance products to our customers





  •  Ability to learn corporate systems on the job
  •  Excellent organizational and time management skills
  •  Analytical abilities and strong attention to detail
  •  Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  •  Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  •  Support the environmental policy with proactive process implementation, improvement suggestions, reducing waste, and acting on environment performance results and findings



Education: Associate’s Degree related to Supply Chain, Accounting, or Business preferred

Experience: Two years related experience preferred

Computer Skills: Must demonstrate computer literacy; Proficient using Microsoft Office and ERP Systems

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