PrimeSource Building Products

  • Procurement Specialist-Irving, TX (2018-11921)

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    Procurement Specialist-Irving, TX (2018-11921)


    This is an entry-level role with our organization


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc., one of the nations largest wholesale distributors of building supply products, has an immediate opportunity for a Procurement Specialist at our Headquarters in Irving, TX .


    Develops and executes sourcing strategy, evaluates product offerings, recommends suppliers, and negotiates contracts for assigned categories or departments.  Performs work under direct supervision.  Handles straightforward issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.


    This role will be located at our corporate office in Irving, Texas.




    Ideal for a recent grad with a major in Supply Chain Management


    • Develops and distributes RFPs/RFQs and collects bids or other information.
    • Spends about 25% of time negotiating costs with mills. Mills are located in Asia, Middle East and Europe
    • Evaluates proposals/quotes based on offering quality, cost, or other criteria and recommends suppliers that are best suited to meet the organization's requirements
    • Ensures that all procurement activities comply with internal policies and external regulations
    • Support all aspects of supplier quotations including loading of bids and bid packages, processing of responses, evaluation, and award.
    • Support activities to drive improved supplier performance in delivery, quality and cost.
    • Ensures products and services are purchased in the most cost- and time-efficient manner
    • PO management of approximately 100 POs a month
    • Ensure on time delivery with a success rate of 80% on time delivery
    • Run reports for price comparison, landed cost, etc.
    • Will act as the primary contact for issuing, confirming, and revising POs.
    • Develop product knowledge to better determine suppliers best suited for each buy cycle.
    • Ensure all requirements are purchased each buy cycle.
    • Analyze spend and develop cost savings estimates
    • Review POs placed to ensure duty, ocean freight, broker fees, etc. are on all POs.
    • Ability to work as part of a team, including all related departments and vendors or independently as required to achieve customer satisfaction


    Successful candidates will possess general computer experience in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for self-starters with excellent organizational and communication skills. Strong proficiency in Excel and Word is a must.


    If you experience matches this profile and you wish to join a company with excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and benefit packages and potential for personal and professional growth, we want to meet you.


    Also, must have excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills.


    Bachelor's Degree, required

    EOE Statement

    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors.  All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion.  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc..  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.


    PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

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