Procurement Agent - #196931

Mesa Associates, Inc.


Date: 06/08/2022 09:00 AM

City: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day



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The Procurement Agent will prepare, review, negotiate, and issue purchase orders for a variety of materials and limited services. This position will responsible for collaborating with internal business partners and external suppliers.


Education/Experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree from fully accredited college or university in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Accounting, or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years experience preparing and issuing purchase orders for purchase of materials and services

Responsibilities:



  • Prepares, negotiates and administers purchase orders with suppliers
  • Communicates effectively with both internal and external customers
  • Compares bids from vendors and works with internal customer to determine to whom purchase order will be awarded and negotiates purchase order as needed
  • Other related duties as assigned

Expected Skill set includes:



  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with team members, clients and suppliers
  • Negotiation skills to work with suppliers and make better deals for the company
  • An understanding of purchase order software platforms
  • Good attention to detail to ensure all purchase orders are accurate
  • Ability to work with a team


Experience

Required

  • 2 year(s): A minimum of 2 years experience preparing and issuing purchase orders for purchase of materials and services

Education

Preferred

  • Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field
  • Bachelors or better in Supply Chain or related field

Skills

Required

  • Purchasing
  • Microsoft Office
  • Supply Chain Management

Behaviors

Required

  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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