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Top 50 Procurement Agent Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Procurement Agent. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Procurement Agent resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.8% of Procurement Agent resumes contained Supply Chain as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Procurement Agent actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Procurement Agent

1. Supply Chain
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Here's how Supply Chain is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Leveraged knowledge of current supply chain industry challenges and opportunities to build trust and respect with both internal and external customers.
  • Analyzed material requirements from Global Supply Chain to maintain and update production schedule requirements for the HTA Capital Equipment production line
  • Collaborated with cross functional teams to improve quality and delivery performance, and efficiency and effectiveness throughout the supply chain.
  • Identified need and lead team for department reorganization to align supply chain with power station regions for enhanced customer service.
  • Managed Receiving Department (4 people) supply chain lean manufacturing, quality inventory; through improved software.
  • Instruct and develop Supply Chain Management course materials for the training of Managers and Procurement Agents.
  • Converted forecasts, firm orders, and independent demand into a global supply chain strategy.
  • Develop productive relationships with others in Supply Chain Management, mentoring, teaching and training.
  • Partnered with global colleagues to grow supply chain relationships to enable global product lines.
  • Level 5 - This assignment was in the Contract Compliance Organization within Supply Chain.
  • Managed multiple areas of the Supply Chain including Logistics, analysis & Procedures.
  • Trained and audited supply chain personnel and suppliers on tools, business processes.
  • Coordinate Supply Chain resources to assure timely delivery of planned and emergent needs.
  • Assisted in development of supply chain strategies and supplier controls.
  • Negotiate and manage suppliers throughout the supply chain.
  • Solved diverse supply chain problems in timely manner.
  • Optimize profitability by strategically managing lowest total cost of ownership including demand management, supply chain efficiencies and category evaluation strategies.
  • Implemented lean supply chain by putting all raw materials, components and MRO (3,000) parts on Kanban.
  • Negotiate costs and terms with suppliers and manage supply chain logistics to deliver best value to customers.
  • Maintain contract files per retention requirements in Maximo Data Warehouse, Sharepoint, and Supply Chain shared drive.

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2. Supplier Quality
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Here's how Supplier Quality is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Coordinate with quality, receiving inspection functions to review supplier quality performance and identify process improvements and reduce process defects.
  • Monitor, evaluate and develop supplier's performance in collaboration with the Project Buyer, Supplier Quality Assurance/Supplier Quality Development.
  • Evaluate supplier quality, financial stability and performance for complex supplier transactions to include standard/non-standard materials and services.
  • Monitored supplier quality, delivery performance and developed improvement strategies to ensure the business needs were met.
  • Expedited critical purchase orders as identified by internal customer and resolving supplier quality issues.
  • Participated in supplier quality assessments to determine acceptable capability for Boeing standards.
  • Participate in supplier quality analysis and development.
  • Coordinated quarterly supplier quality reviews.
  • Support local Supply Chain Management and Supplier Quality departments in case of ongoing and/or serious issues within our escalation.
  • Worked closely with Supplier Quality Engineers to ensure quoting suppliers were properly qualified to manufacture parts.
  • Attend necessary meetings such as MOC, MCRT, RM Discard and Supplier Quality Management.
  • Managed supply and demand, schedules, supplier quality, delivery and financial performance.
  • Conducted supplier visits and audits; coordinate activities with supplier quality engineering group.
  • Managed supplier quality using the HP Quality Center 9.2 software.
  • Assisted with supplier quality audits.
  • Coordinated outsourced components to China to ensure supplier quality and customer flowdown requirements were met.
  • Served as supplier management liaison with various internal functions such as accounts payable, supplier quality, engineering, and program management
  • Travel overseas (China) to visit suppliers and audit supplier quality system (ISO [ ] or TS 16949).
  • Work with Supplier Quality Engineers to ensure highest quality and adherence to product specifications; ensure successful and timely PPAP submissions.
  • Developed a supplier quality tracking tool that successfully passed all Sarbanes Oxley compliancy audits.

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3. Cost Savings
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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Provided monthly budget analysis and cost savings reports to management based off commodity spend data and supplier database information.
  • Documented all purchasing information including cost savings and negotiations for recording.
  • Analyzed and identified cost savings opportunities for department purchases.
  • Analyze purchases and economic order quantities (EOQ), develop and maintain cost savings and cost avoidance for my commodities.
  • Manage suppliers by reviewing performance, activity, cost savings, quality issues & goal achievement with supplier and internal customers.
  • Realized cost savings of 11% on spend within scope of project, 4% over all spend from negotiations.
  • Achieved significant cost savings and avoidance through influential negotiations of long-term agreements for favorable pricing and payment terms.
  • Negotiated a cost savings for sunroof component parts North America in the excess of $500,000 for 2008.
  • Endorsed and approved invoices, expedited shipments and sourced low cost regional suppliers for cost savings.
  • Demonstrated experience in achieving total cost reductions, cost savings, and meeting supplier diversity goals.
  • Initiated, evaluated, and presented cost savings measures and recommended and implemented compliance programs.
  • Searched and introduced new material sources, which brought cost savings by over 40%.
  • Tasked to present Business cases for projects cost savings for both new and existing programs.
  • Achieved approximately $60K in cost savings sourcing wire guards, wire forms & springs.
  • Steel cost savings project exceeding $500,000 by utilizing Six Sigma tools.
  • Highlighted cost savings areas, process improvements, and cost avoidance procedures.
  • Cost savings of 45% of MRO items.
  • Forecasted monthly performance of material economics/cost savings objectives identifying opportunities and risks.
  • Executed procurement plans for over 30 suppliers and managed performance of 10 key vendors Led initiatives delivering $150,000/year in cost savings
  • Contributed [ ] in yearly cost savings towards departmental goal.

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4. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Negotiated and developed amendments/change orders that changed purchase orders, requests for proposals and contracts/agreements.
  • Provided back-up for EDI coordinator and non-product specialist, and established purchase orders with vendors using an SAP ordering system.
  • Receive and review requisitions requesting goods or services (10 facilities), prepare bids and generate purchase orders.
  • Issued purchase orders, expediting, typing and filing Scope of Work (SOW) and other supplier contracts.
  • Performed data entry functions of purchase orders using Oracle web based software and managed daily purchase order tracking report.
  • Prepare and issue notices of award, contracts, and purchase orders to procure services and materials.
  • Supervised invoice processing, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.
  • Solicited quotes, researched technical drawings, expedited purchase orders and maintained strong vendor relations.
  • Utilized SAP for buying and purchasing including creating and managing Purchase Orders (PO).
  • Utilized the SAP Procurement electronic program for the development of Purchase Orders and Change Orders.
  • Utilized Oracle to generate purchase orders, cost of the repair and inventory record adjustments.
  • Led a team to implement electronic purchase orders and receive invoices via the internet.
  • Manage date changes to purchase orders that the changes were updated and communicated effectively.
  • Issued request for quote, review prices and delivery dates, issued purchase orders.
  • Generated purchase orders and ordered goods via fax, email, and phone.
  • Increased revenue and decreased back-log by expediting past due purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Negotiate, award and implement contracts and purchase orders.
  • Followed up with suppliers on purchase orders placed.
  • Created purchase orders in EPICOR for quoted components.
  • Determined open PO's and blanket purchase orders to negotiate best methods to reduce cost.

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5. On-Time Delivery
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Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Worked closely with aerospace market subcontractors to create a system that generated accurate daily forecasts to increase on-time delivery.
  • Planned and scheduled delivery of raw materials and maintained on-time delivery.
  • Managed lead-time and on-time delivery and recommend changes for improvement
  • Eliminated raw material shortages within first 4 months and improved on-time delivery from key suppliers to same day or next day.
  • Develop and execute multiple priorities and approaches to meet the department s objectives for on-time delivery, quality and cost savings.
  • Executed the purchase order and LTA (long term agreement) process to ensure on-time delivery of parts for the plant.
  • Established and built effective relationships with cross-functional suppliers and internal teams resulting to 98% on-time delivery of conforming products.
  • Monitored key supplier performance indicators to include lead-time/on-time delivery, order accuracy, quality, cost, etc.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of product to meet production deadlines.
  • Provide monthly evaluation of Key Suppliers based on Quality, On-Time Delivery, PPV and Service.
  • Initiated weekly tracking program with all vendors who did not meet Boeing on-time delivery criteria.
  • Developed a tracking system that increased on-time delivery of products from 85% to 92%
  • Monitor vendor performance through on-time delivery, pricing, product quality and customer service.
  • Worked with multiple departments and suppliers to achieve on-time delivery objectives of 98%.
  • Develop and issue monthly supplier reports (Cost Down & On-Time Delivery).
  • Improved on-time delivery at an average of 14 points year after year.
  • Received the 2001 Eagle Award for leadership in On-time delivery improvement.
  • Maintained a 98+ on-time delivery percentage and 99+ percent quality rating.
  • Managed suppliers to ensure contract compliance and on-time delivery.
  • Improved supplier on-time delivery by over 15%.

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6. Vendor Invoices
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Here's how Vendor Invoices is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Audited vendor invoices for accuracy and monitored and reported internal contract compliance.
  • Issued Purchase Orders, Matched Vendor Invoices to Purchases, and determined incoming freight rates with inbound carriers.
  • Conducted monthly reviews of vendor invoices and filed debits to recoup erroneous charges and sustain profitability.
  • Processed over 5K vendor invoices monthly, with payment run exceeding $1M daily.
  • Cost the vendor invoices for stock items.
  • Review & approve freight and vendor invoices.

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7. Procedures
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Here's how Procedures is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Implemented supplier management processes and procedures which resulted in increased compliance with internal and external requirements within organization.
  • Review purchase requisitions for appropriateness with regard to budgets and their conformance with established policies and procedures.
  • Conduct training on purchasing processed and procedures, and communicate effectively to multiple levels of management.
  • Provided technical advice, guidance and assistance with supply/squadron personnel on Supply/Database management procedures.
  • Assisted with implementing and enforcing policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Adjusted procedures as needed to maximize department effectiveness.
  • Developed and implemented standard operating procedures.
  • Developed and implemented policy compliance within a regulated industry including FDA and SOX along with Abbott corporate policies and procedures.
  • Recognize problems relating to quality of fuel, proper handling procedures, and appropriate usage disposal of contaminated fuel products.
  • Developed new policy, procedures, training manuals and other procurement documents for mission support personnel at numerous sites.
  • Full life cycle recruiter who assisted and consulted in the creation of recruiting processes, systems, and procedures.
  • Work to identify areas of opportunity to increase fleet retention and educate contractors on any policies and procedures.
  • Ensured compliance with corporate purchasing policies and procedures, ethical practices and adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Saved over $300,000 in first 8 months, while organizing and structuring department policies and procedures.
  • Verify all PC documentation in accordance with SM Procedures is contained in electronic data storage system.
  • Developed processes and procedures to optimize efficiency and support the rapid growth of programs.
  • Streamlined calibration lab procedures, producing cost and time savings.
  • Ensured compliance with all relevant Boeing procedures and contract requirements.
  • Develop and implement AMC logistics policies, procedures.
  • Conducted extensive and exhaustive searches for supply transactional information and operating procedures.

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8. Commodity
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Here's how Commodity is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Place orders for customer inventory replenishment in various commodity areas including electrical, medical, safety and lubricants.
  • Research, negotiate and procure key commodity items within established budgets and guidelines; develop procurement strategies.
  • Developed commodity volume incentives arrangements to improve department and company profitability.
  • Provide commodity and market expertise to identify impact on pricing.
  • Supported Commodity Managers in Commodity Strategy Development.
  • Participate as a member of a cross functional team supporting full commodity life cycle efforts as determined by program operational needs.
  • Drive cost out of products by developing supplier and commodity strategies and leading cost negotiations on key components.
  • Support the commodity organization (Business Group Segment Leader/Regional Segment Leader) to reach the site negotiation objectives.
  • Negotiated and managed commodity import from US (Houston) to Brazilian production facilities.
  • Bid, negotiated and sourced commodities per the Purchasing Commodity Calendar.
  • Defined commodity Market and Technical Segmentation for 12K Parts.
  • Collaborate with clients and staff to preserve commodity quality.
  • Understand commodity spend, contract and market place specifics.
  • Assess, evaluate and suggest reliable commodity suppliers.
  • Maintain list of qualified suppliers, by commodity.
  • Track commodity usage and prepare forecasts.
  • Managed and supported both International and Domestic procurement * Procurement Services Group International and Capital Equipment and Portable Tooling commodity lead.
  • Perform cost analysis across several products based on commodity type to ensure lowest cost for products being quoted.
  • Lead buyer for commodity procurements on two major projects.
  • promoted position) Jr. Commodity Buyer Provisioned the strategic sourcing of $20 million in automotive parts for commodity procurement group.

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9. Logistics
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Here's how Logistics is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Identify logistics issues and participate in developing solutions such as re-allocation of resources or modifying manufacturing or supply chain processes.
  • Coordinate complex issues with subordinate commands, Department of the Army, other military components and logistics management organizations.
  • Developed and implemented a managed logistics program for domestic operations for $50 million in total transportation expenditures.
  • Generated logistics solutions including supply chain and distribution leadership & optimized current network.
  • Provide technical direction and guidance on purchasing and material logistics activities.
  • Plan logistics strategies, and establishes standard logistics processes and tools with shipping companies to acquire material at lowest possible costs.
  • Initiated, modified, and maintained vendor contracts, with over $55M annual spend, for logistics and warehousing services.
  • Offered problem resolutions for complex logistics problems, interfacing with product support functions, along with customers and suppliers.
  • Manage all logistics aspects to find plastic scrap from source point (supplier) to costumer destination.
  • Managed worldwide supply activities and logistics from the Far East to multiple international distribution points.
  • Mentored newer logistics analysts and provided them with resources and tools to enhance their knowledge.
  • Configure freight costs, logistics, with ability to maintain most profitable options.
  • Worked on the flight deck as well as the main logistics building.
  • Managed logistics of multiple shipments and deliveries within extreme time constraints.
  • Improved logistics with carriers resulting in $200k in savings.
  • Led supplier sourcing projects for logistics and customer support businesses.
  • Interact with logistics and inventory teams to optimize load building.
  • Review, analyze, and develop logistics policies.
  • Branch Head for Garrison Supply Branch,(GSB) Logistics Support Division.
  • Determine best use of logistics to limit freight costs and issues.

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10. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Created and implemented procedural document for the Customer Service Department and Store Managers for returns that are regulatory and governmental audits.
  • Provided excellent customer service to embassy staff, answering questions on procurement requests and training customers on procurement procedures.
  • Cultivated relationships with strong customer service with suppliers and internal organizations with a positive attitude.
  • Examined existing global sourcing lanes to identify inefficiencies and customer service issues.
  • Facilitated restock cycles to reduce shortages and maintain customer service excellence.
  • Recognized repeatedly by management for outstanding customer service.
  • Maintained a high level of customer service and support for all of my clients and candidates on a daily basis.
  • Build relationships with candidates through the delivery of exceptional customer service characterized by mutual respect, understanding, and trust.
  • Balance competing priorities of early engagement, customer service, adding value, reducing risk and complying with company policies.
  • Operated a T-38 Aircraft Part Store customer service counter; performed receiving, warehousing, storage and issue functions.
  • Maintained relations with all suppliers to properly represent the Boeing name and to give outstanding customer service and support.
  • Provide outstanding service to government customer, received over 18 Boeing/CFOAM awards for outstanding customer service.
  • Received the prestigious President s Award in 1999 for international web based customer service project team.
  • Conducted a large volume of interest calls seeking candidates with strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Provide technical support and product knowledge to Customer Service, sales agents and customers.
  • Worked with customer service and suppliers to assess and address customer complaints and concerns.
  • Used excellent customer service and problem solving skills in obtaining and maintaining business.
  • Provided exceptional customer service when speaking with suppliers, helping to answer any question they may have and placed customer orders.
  • Served as frontline contact for all customer service related issues, both internal and external with technical and product inquiries.
  • Supported Clarcor and TFS Account Managers, Customer Service/Inside Sales by identifying filtration products.

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11. Supply Base
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Here's how Supply Base is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Managed supply base within assigned commodities, developed and executed commodity and supplier strategies.
  • Conducted on-site rate readiness assessments to understand supply base capacity and capabilities.
  • Developed positive relationships with supply base.
  • Reviewed and evaluated supplier bids and selected suppliers for the business or made selection recommendations for shared supply base.
  • Team leader to increase relationships with vendors reducing the Supply base from 50 to 15 in just 8 months.
  • Facilitated tool moves from current supplier to new suppliers and further consolidation efforts among the current supply base.
  • Led corporate negotiations with supply base to obtain favorable pricing, lead times, and payment terms.
  • Source, on-board, and successfully negotiate business partnerships and contracts with a diverse supply base.
  • Optimize supply base opportunities across managed commodities (Media, rubber, plastics, other).
  • Team Lead for Supply Base Rationalization projects, KPI Reporting, and Technical Cost Reductions.
  • Coordinate PGSE development designs with Senior Boeing Engineers and Boeing PGSE supply base.
  • Surpassed annual cost reduction targets, while maintaining cooperative relationship with supply base.
  • Match customer request with item or source of supply based on supplier strategy.
  • Conduct market research to expand and maintain a high quality supply base.
  • Supply base consolidation, supplier development and supplier audits utilizing established measurables of process capability.
  • Supply Base Management Monitored supplier performance levels and drove improvement for poor performing suppliers.
  • Procure off-the-shelf parts from global supply base; EBay and other part suppliers and distributors located on the internet.
  • Implemented risk, issue, and opportunity management best practices to ensure continuity of supply base.
  • Supply Base Management Extensive use of SAP to manage all purchasing.
  • Managed the supply base with a spend exceeding $30 million.

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12. RFQ
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Here's how RFQ is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Developed RFQ's/Purchase Orders and solicited supplier competition for best price and delivery.
  • Manage the Request for Quotation (RFQ) process from the creation of RFQ documents through evaluations and reward of contracts.
  • Issued RFQ's to suppliers and reviewed quote submissions of suppliers to support program changes for engineering changes and VA/VE actions.
  • Initiated a RFQ of entire portfolio to reduce complexity and obtain savings of a target >$500k.
  • Completed over 100 RFQ's/RFP's, best value assessments and cost analysis for new purchase contracts.
  • Initiate RFQ's, develop supplier panel & sourcing strategies along with initiating VA/VE actions.
  • Prepared request for quote (RFQ) and request for information (RFI).
  • Prepared and analyzed RFQ's for assigned commodities using e-procurement and reverse auction software.
  • Work extensively with Manufacturing and Engineering to create RFQ's for Capital Equipment projects.
  • Provide suppliers with pertinent information to submit RFQ's and award selected suppliers
  • Prepare and issue Request for Quotations (RFQ) to qualified bidders.
  • Prepared tenders / request for quotations (RFQ).
  • Utilize DART and EBOM (GE specific) to pull prints and BOM's to provide complete RFQ's.
  • Use of E-Sourcing tools: KPI reporting, RFP, RFQ, Savings Projects and Reverse Auctions.
  • Processed Requests for Proposal (RFP), Requests for Quote (RFQ).
  • Maintain supplier relationships that support business goals through RFQs, invoicing and PO Management.
  • Understand, establish and issue Request for Quote (RFQ) for procurements.
  • Request Supplier bids, tracking and reporting RFQ's replies.
  • United Kingdom Plan commodity strategy and manage multiple RFQs.
  • Prepared the requirements baseline, and manage the RFI/RFQs.

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13. RFP
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Here's how RFP is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Managed, created, and analyzed multiple supplier proposals (RFI s and RFP s) and developed counter proposals.
  • Developed RFP's for competition, inclusive of cost analysis for selection and awards after negotiations of Terms & Conditions.
  • Awarded 75+ various commodity group contracts to date; conducted initial market research, solicited RFP, and recommended award.
  • Lead the RFP and auction process to provide a competitive and fair environment for potential supplier input and evaluation !
  • Developed Invitation for Bids, RFQ, and RFP; evaluated and analyzed bids; performed cost analysis.
  • Prepare and execute RFI, RFP, and RFQ's, negotiate contractual documents and binding agreements.
  • Managed the RFI/RFP process with key vendors and developed score card metrics to improve performance.
  • Coordinated strategic sourcing strategies including Reverse Auctions and Request for Proposals (RFP).
  • Negotiated pricing contracts, issued RFP/RFQ, and placed purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Conducted frequent Price analysis as part of supplier proposals and competitive RFP's.
  • Supported Facilities and Finance on RFP for solar panel project and telephone contract.
  • Created RFI and RFP in support of future supply and business needs.
  • Utilized RFI, RFP, Proposal Analysis, Contract Negotiation and Implementation.
  • Conduct RFP's, issue change orders and PO's for large dollar software and hardware.
  • Prepare and execute RFI / RFQ / RFP documents.
  • Developed RFP's, evaluated competitive bids, and provided analytical and office support as needed.
  • Facilitated end to end procurements from RFP to contract award with the UK MoD.
  • Develop and issue complex RFPs Provide technical management of suppliers and lead process improvements.
  • Developed and launched the RFI/RFP e-sourcing processes (Iasta and IBM/Emptoris).
  • Prepared detailed analysis on completed RFIs and RFPs to identify lowest cost supplier with the highest quality product.

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14. Process Improvement
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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Direct strategic sourcing projects including spend analysis, cost management, continuous process improvement, contract management and supplier management.
  • Identify and conduct financial analysis of opportunities for process improvement related to the utilization of supplies, services and equipment.
  • Conducted technical meetings and supplier visits to review current processes and negotiate process improvement actions.
  • Assisted in driving process improvement and participated in cross-functional projects with manufacturing and operations organizations.
  • Participated in cross-functional teams to identify and initiate process improvement and cost reduction projects.
  • Identified process efficiency gaps via results analysis and recommended process improvements to managers.
  • Foster customer relationships to achieve business process improvements and total cost reduction.
  • Achieved operations efficiency 15% with implementation of various process improvements.
  • Led internal process improvement and standardization within Customer Support Business Unit.
  • Implemented process improvements by using lean six sigma methodologies.
  • Managed strategic sourcing and process improvement projects.
  • Graphed results measured process improvement (as an instructor) by improving delivery of information where student responses were incorrect.
  • Received corporate recognition awards for Responsiveness to Program Critical Needs in 2003 and Process Improvement in 2005.
  • Negotiated year-over-year cost reductions, cost avoidance activities and process improvements as part of VA/VE functions.
  • Conducted high-level meetings with GE leaders on process improvement; resulting in increased adherence to standards.
  • Provide direction and guidance to process improvements based on current market trends and strategic vision.
  • Developed and implemented processes, policies and metrics providing process improvement for the following area.
  • Implemented several process improvements at Star Aviation through lean manufacturing value stream mapping workshops.
  • Developed Access databases to track and facilitate analysis of Process Improvements/Business Reengineering initiatives.
  • Serve on various Process Improvement Teams/Committees to guarantee compliance with SBA plans.

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15. Contract Negotiations
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Here's how Contract Negotiations is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Developed sourcing, contract negotiations and overall category management for non- merchandise products and services including technology and other spend categories.
  • Assisted in contract negotiations, development of request for proposals, and implementation and administration of supplier contracts and agreements
  • Performed supply cost reduction opportunity identification, contract negotiations, product transitions and conversions.
  • Contributed to contract negotiations and monitored service level agreement to ensure vendor performance.
  • Experience in contract negotiations and performing financial and supplier analysis.
  • Facilitated partnerships with long-term suppliers providing contract negotiations and oversight.
  • Secured substantial savings from profitable contract negotiations.
  • Developed total cost of ownership models and should cost models to assist in supplier selection and fact based contract negotiations.
  • Participate in contract negotiations, legal and business reviews with suppliers as well as internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate contract negotiations, issue RFQ's to prospective suppliers to ensure competitive pricing is achieved.
  • Draft contract terms and conditions, solicitation preparation, and contract negotiations.
  • Orchestrated contract negotiations and saved an average of $100K per contract.
  • Aimed to achieve 15% reductions from last buy during contract negotiations.
  • Act as lead agent for supplier contract negotiations on commodities as assigned.
  • Manage strategic sourcing events, including price and contract negotiations.
  • Contract negotiations for multiple plants across the sub-region.
  • Assist Sourcing Managers in contract negotiations and contract management involving global suppliers.
  • Conduct multimillion-dollar contract negotiations of significant technical complexity.
  • Captured audited savings of over [ ] via contract negotiations and cost avoidance for several project initiatives
  • Play key role in sourcing Telecom contract negotiations.

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16. Raw Materials
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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Managed global and domestic procurement activities in raw materials and finished goods.
  • Provided comparative price analysis for raw materials contract justification.
  • Developed and maintained global raw materials contracts database.
  • Managed raw materials and related inventory effectively.
  • Assisted in technical analysis of raw materials for alternate source and best solution to a product defect and conformance.
  • Process and submit invoices, Sanction to Spend for raw materials and production parts to corporate office using SAP.
  • Interacted with various departments within the organization to ensure project schedules were upheld and raw materials available for production.
  • Managed the design, development and sourcing of raw materials to meet the standards and end-use requirements.
  • Purchased Raw Materials from Overseas and USA * Developed local sources Suppliers such as packaging.
  • Plan and executing procurement of finished goods and raw materials from global manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Sourced raw materials globally for Academy's private label product to support product development needs.
  • Transitioned new NPPC raw materials to appropriate strategic buyer prior to negotiation and spend initiation.
  • Prepared monthly feed stocks and major raw materials price forecast for business unit leaders.
  • Negotiated annual contracts for sourcing of commodities and raw materials in 19 different Countries.
  • Created and executed proper purchasing procedures to procure raw materials and outsource prototype parts.
  • Created and maintained a database of existing and potential pet food raw materials.
  • Purchased Raw Materials, Tooling, and related commodities.
  • Prepared and maintained budgets for raw materials.
  • Control the buying position for raw materials, chemicals, braze performs, heat shields and sumi-tube.
  • Procure IT & telecom equipment for all facilities and raw materials for the central region.

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17. Potential Candidates
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Here's how Potential Candidates is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Identify potential candidates and utilize effective sourcing techniques to attract applicants.
  • Complete initial screening interview of potential candidates and reject non-relevant applications.
  • Provided existing employees and potential candidates with excellent service.
  • Conduct initial interview screenings with potential candidates.
  • Mentored two sourcing specialists on how to screen resumes and conduct phone screen interviews with potential candidates.
  • Crafted and sent personalized outreach emails to potential candidates for various open roles within the company.
  • Sourced potential candidates for available contract positions at Microsoft, Nestle Waters, ACS, etc.
  • Make outbound calls to potential candidates to see if they are initially qualified for a position.
  • Job consisted of sourcing potential candidates throughout many job boards the United States and Canada.
  • Developed a recruiting video to promote and market the company's values to potential candidates.
  • Conducted initial interview screenings with potential candidates and educated them on Volt's process.
  • Interviewed potential candidates to see if they were the right fit for the client.
  • Screened potential candidates on job requirements, salary, and experience.
  • Attend College Career fairs to attract potential candidates and increase exposure
  • Serve as the initial point of contact for potential candidates.
  • Interview and phone screen potential candidates.
  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management anticipating business preferences and future openings.
  • Utilize internal iCIMs database to identify potential candidates.
  • Interview, pre-qualify, pre-close, close and recommend to hiring managers what is necessary to close potential candidates.
  • Conduct phone interviews Research companies and potential candidates Inbound/Outbound calls Recruitment for Business and Technical positions

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18. MRP
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  • Coordinated purchase of materials based on non-visual and visual requirements; ordered materials based on MRP requirements.
  • Analyze and compare material cost information from a wide range of sources, including data mining within a material MRP system.
  • Work cooperatively with suppliers, engineers and program management to combine like products to ensure MRP schedule dates are achieved.
  • Maintained and processed MRP reports, open order reports, purchase order reports, reviewed and initiated qualified vendor information.
  • Prepared contract certifications and representations in accordance with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Commodity Request from Quotes.
  • Managed the timely placement, rescheduling and cancellation of purchase orders via MRP or other authorized demand signal.
  • Use MRP system and Pivot Tables to analyze materials movement and usage to support recommendations of change.
  • Created purchase orders into our MRP system and release them to our suppliers in a timely matter.
  • Purchased 6000+ parts through MRP; utilized cost effective, just in time scheduling.
  • Established ROP data along with managing all MRP parameters required for JIT manufacturing.
  • Develop MRP planned order reports, exception reports and shortage reports.
  • Managed inventory on an MRP system.
  • Utilized MRP to determine inventory shortages.
  • Maximized the use of MRP.
  • Initiated procurement and raw material planning for the manufacturing production line of medical laser imagers for hospitals/clinics through an MRP system.
  • Review multi-page MRP, Order material to support production for assigned commodities as required by MRP system.
  • Executed, cancelled and pushed out orders per MRP to meet and exceed set goals.
  • Participated on Project Teams for product launches SAP MRP
  • Helped develop Epicor MRP system.
  • Purchased Instrumentation & Electrical items in MRP Maintained blocked invoices Procure orders off requisitions Achieved Cost Savings of $50,000.00

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19. ERP
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Here's how ERP is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Led effort to develop a solution for end-of-life disposition of hardware assets which established an enterprise-wide Investment Recovery program.
  • Facilitate career fairs and special events to promote Coca-Cola Enterprises initiative seeking qualified candidates.
  • Participate on enterprise-level team: Workforce Optimization Initiative.
  • Work in the ERP system on a daily basis entering purchase orders, running reports for exceptions/suggestions, and order requirements.
  • Managed and analyzed MRP within SAP ERP environment and procurement initiatives of direct production parts as well as non-production procurement.
  • Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new process (ex:- ERP tool).
  • Led negotiations for enterprise software purchases, Master Agreements and Statement of Work on behalf of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Earned recognition and award for a serving as business unit focal point for major ERP system implementation.
  • Monitor inventory and monitor ERP as facility is moving to BTO (Build To Order).
  • Monitor metrics and reports on transactions through the company's ERP system and Excel.
  • Served as the enterprise-wide Job Post Help Desk administrator for Prudential associates.
  • Managed strategic sourcing and contract negotiations for enterprise goods and services.
  • Trained & utilized Oracle as the ERP management software.
  • Support the utilization of the corporate wide ERP system.
  • Used Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ERP system (BPCS).
  • Negotiated and developed trade/account agreements Managed ERP and assisted supply chain management through invoice Quality control of orders.
  • Prepared routine analytical status reports and interpretive presentations of trends or problems indicated by data.
  • Coordinated purchasing activities between Flextronics and Cisco to maintain planned inventory levels and ECO's through the use of ERP/MRP reports.
  • Recruited Federal Business Risk professionals for Federal Audit, and Risk and Analytics for Audit Enterprise and Risk Services.
  • Interpreted and applied government laws and regulations including FARs, DFARs and FMS to achieve proper and successful contract management.

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20. Job Boards
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Here's how Job Boards is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Prepared and posted jobs to appropriate job boards/newspapers/colleges.
  • Sourced candidates through: job boards; social media; job postings; recruitment marketing; and other creative ways.
  • Implement strategic sourcing strategies and initiatives for talented and diverse candidates by fully utilizing various job boards and resources.
  • Utilize combined strategy of both job boards (CareerBuilder, Monster, Dice, etc.)
  • Optimized job descriptions for job boards and search engines (SEO) to increase search results.
  • Created and developed postings for public job boards including Monster, Career Builder, and LinkedIn.
  • Researched job boards and the internet to find qualified candidates to develop for job placement.
  • Compose and post job openings with on-line job boards and other lead generation sources.
  • Focus on passive candidate recruiting utilizing job boards & social networking sites.
  • Researched, wrote and posted open positions on internet job boards.
  • Conducted cold calls and posted positions to external job boards.
  • Sourced from job boards and active/passive networking with candidates.
  • Post jobs to job boards including our website, Craigslist, Monster, CareerBuilder, Ladders, Indeed etc.
  • Utilized Applicant Tracking Systems: Success Factors and Avature Job boards: Monster, CareerBuilder, Hire Solved etc
  • Conducted cold calling via networking Source and identify candidates through social networking sites and job boards.
  • Utilize Linkedin, Jigsaw, Job boards and cold calling methods to locate viable sales candidates.
  • Write and re-format job descriptions, parse into Sendouts Surge, and post on job boards.
  • Utilized a variety of recruiting/sourcing tools such as a various job boards (i.e.
  • Post and Manage Requisitions through social media and job boards .
  • Research, identify, and source skilled employees to meet client needs using major job boards (eg.

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21. MRO
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Here's how MRO is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Performed strategic purchasing, contract administration and project reporting in project-based procurement of MRO and contracted services for capital improvement projects.
  • Developed and launched strategic maintenance/repair/operating (MRO) commodity teams and partner champion concepts.
  • Sourced and negotiated the following: HVAC, MRO, Total Building Controls, Pest Elimination, and Reimbursement Software.
  • Hired as a local resource to expedite all sourcing opportunities in the Houston Oil & Gas Market for MRO supplies.
  • Served as a liaison on major projects regarding capital equipment purchases, facility purchases, construction, and MRO spend.
  • Manage spend in Capital/MRO Engineered Equipment in the Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, and Process Containment Equipment categories.
  • Identified potential vendors for specific products outside catalog offerings and quoted MRO products outside of standard product line inventories.
  • Develop and implement strategic negotiation plans for MRO, sort equipment and janitorial services to improve overall value.
  • Procure Capital MRO Engineered Equipment in the Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, and Process Containment Equipment categories.
  • Managed nationwide sourcing for industrial supply distribution of 900K+ MRO supplies, industrial equipment, and tools.
  • Sourced and purchased chemicals, capital equipment, services, and MRO items for scientific research company.
  • Evaluated and awarded contracts for capital, MRO, service, packaging and raw materials.
  • Developed and maintained part numbers and item descriptions for the MRO Direct web based catalog.
  • Establish long term contracts and salaries with MRO suppliers and 1099 Consultants and Photographers.
  • Contract position sourcing, contracting and purchasing ingredients, packaging and MRO.
  • Establish long term contracts with MRO suppliers and distributors.
  • Purchased computers and other MRO items.
  • Perform MRO purchasing activities with a high level of integrity Manage multiple special supplier accounts, requiring vast product knowledge.
  • Purchased ARM, MRO, Caps and Resistors, Wire and Sleeving, Connectors and related hardware.
  • Source MRO suppliers, conduct negotiations, SLA and KPIs reviews.

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22. Project Management
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Here's how Project Management is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills, negotiation skill, and provide leadership in implementing integrated supply chain initiatives.
  • Project management skills to facilitate sourcing projects and appropriately lead internal and external resources.
  • Coordinated extensively with other departments including project management, planning, and production.
  • Purchased materials and coordinated activities and projects with Project Management.
  • Integrated outsourced products via M-gate project management.
  • Read periodicals/journals related to project management.
  • Project Management of selected strategies.
  • Develop sourcing strategies for assigned categories of spend, i.e., services, engineering/project management, materials, construction.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT - Created and managed project plans to drive projects forward in an ambiguous environment.
  • Acquired project management skills by tracking critical projects for department and monitoring them on MS projects.
  • Experience in supplier Project Management including schedule and action item generations as well as tracking.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Monitor brigade fleet of 20 vehicles, ensuring monthly maintenance is completed.
  • Apply my project management experience and knowledge on various departmental projects.
  • Coordinate delivery schedule with the Project Management team.
  • Attended Project Management and SAP workshops.
  • Project Management - Planned and executed rollout of a national Wellness and Risk Management Program initiative.
  • Lead and implemented benchmarking and sourcing decision projects/ project management.
  • Project Management Develop Sourcing Strategies as needed
  • Worked with key stakeholders within the Engineering and Project Management workgroups during the supplier selection process and contract negotiations.
  • Manage all startup and trial activities by coordinating between project management's plan and suppliers' capabilities.

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23. Linkedin
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Here's how Linkedin is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Locate passive candidates through social media sites, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo Groups, and Facebook.
  • Publish a variety of articles on LinkedIn tailored to assist job seekers in what / what not to do.
  • Utilized Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites to build client brand and advertise jobs
  • Utilize AIRS search techniques, social media sourcing, LinkedIn, Boolean logic, and cold calling.
  • Sourced using LinkedIn Recruiter as well as Boolean logic to find top tier sales talent for UCB
  • Sourced candidates via the ATS system, LinkedIn, Career Builder and other various job boards.
  • Performed internet searches using social media (job boards, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
  • Recruited talented sales professionals on LinkedIn Recruiter and drove pipeline for the North American Sales Organization.
  • Used cold calling and recruiting via Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social media outlets.
  • Sourced candidates utilizing job boards, applicant tracking system, LinkedIn, and referrals.
  • Expanded candidate pool by using social networks such as LinkedIn and FaceBook.
  • Certified Sourcer in locating candidates using social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.
  • Sourced candidates through Indeed, LinkedIn, and Goolge employing Boolean and Extended Boolean operators.
  • Used LinkedIn Recruiter Lite tool to find best talent for available positions.
  • Utilize Linkedin, Indeed.com, military.com to search prospects.
  • Create searches on Linkedin, Jobs2web and Icims to produce a diverse pool of candidates for open positions.
  • Job Fairs, Networking (Linkedin, Social Media, referrals, etc.
  • Contract Employment Corporate Headquarters Utilized LinkedIn Recruiter to position passive talent for Bridgestone locations nationwide.
  • Share your resume with potential employers on: LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Click Continue to begin editing your resume!
  • Used the VOLTTRACK database alongside Craigslist, Kijiji and Linkedin as a tools for candidate maintenance and sourcing.

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24. Corrective Action
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Here's how Corrective Action is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Participate in problem-solving efforts to resolve rejections, supplier corrective actions and receiving paperwork issues.
  • Review and manage strategic partners performance against established benchmark metrics and enact necessary corrective actions.
  • Lead self-assessment and audit teams to identify corrective action for implementation and risk mitigation.
  • Managed direct and in-direct supplier qualification, evaluation, and corrective action follow-up activities.
  • Managed and tracked supplier performance, continuous improvement plans and quality corrective action programs.
  • Managed supplier and program performance and implemented corrective action programs as deemed necessary.
  • Advised vendors in jeopardy of disqualification and initiated corrective actions.
  • Assisted in evaluating and implementing Corrective actions for failure resolution.
  • Maintained detailed reports of corrective actions.
  • Performed extensive research on SAARS, ILAP and LIW to find the supply problem areas to determine the required corrective action.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Identified all program shortcomings, investigated the cause and effect relationship, and took appropriate and timely corrective action.
  • Solved problems and determined root cause to implement effective corrective actions to minimize impact throughout the company.
  • Identify concerns and initiate corrective actions relating to product, process, and quality systems.
  • Developed strategies, including plans to effect corrective action as issues regarding compliance arise.
  • Participated in supplier performance reviews and helped to develop and implement Corrective Action Plans.
  • Performed cost analysis in all incoming customer purchases Monitored supplier progress and performance to develop corrective action and mitigate risk
  • Provide technical support in regards to quality conformance and corrective action, receipts, payment terms and contract terms and conditions.
  • Oversee the procure to pay process and provide dispute resolution, corrective actions, remedies and cures.
  • Initiate corrective action plans to improve suppliers performance and rating.

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25. Inventory Levels
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Here's how Inventory Levels is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Analyze inventory levels and ordering practices and review with Center Administrator and Supply Coordinators at each facility on a quarterly basis.
  • Managed inventory levels based on manufacturing requirements derived from procurement memos and historical data used to project future usage.
  • Monitor raw material inventory levels and work with the production manager/production scheduler to control proper raw material inventory.
  • Maintain low inventory levels and negotiate special pricing with suppliers to lower material inventory.
  • Track and monitor inventory requirements to determine when to replenish inventory levels.
  • Analyzed production usage and forecasts to determine optimum inventory levels.
  • Managed existing and cultivated new sources to reduce costs and inventory levels, improve quality and improve service level.
  • Increased category savings, implemented EOQ, reduced raw material inventory levels by 20%, eliminated operating bottlenecks.
  • Evaluated trends in usage to proactively maintain inventory levels that supported execution but minimized the impact to holding costs.
  • Evaluate forecast of goods, production components and raw materials needed to maintain desired inventory levels.
  • Coordinate and provide feedback when necessary on reserved inventory levels, shipping notifications, etc.
  • Maintained 99.5% service level to insure exceptional customer service without excess inventory levels.
  • Utilize SAP system to track, order, and report on current inventory levels.
  • Maintain min max inventory levels of raw materials, department gases and chemicals.
  • Minimized inventory levels by 50% in 2nd year of program responsibility.
  • Coordinated inventory levels and orders in support of our Sales Department.
  • Manage inventory levels, forecasting data, and supplier performance.
  • Forecasted inventory levels, equipment, and manpower requirements in order to achieve desired delivery times and order fill rates.
  • Analyzed daily shortage reports, sales reports, and projected-usage reports to determine inventory levels.
  • Maintained proper inventory levels to support sales for 10+ Wesco branches.

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26. Procurement Process
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Here's how Procurement Process is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Executed and led the procurement processes of an extremely diverse spend profile including products and/or services required by individual company locations.
  • Applied knowledge of suppler management and procurement process in development and execution of Purchase Orders and contracts/agreements.
  • Apply knowledge of supplier management and procurement processes in developing contracts/agreements for obtaining goods and services.
  • Led cross-functional team in developing a regulatory-compliant Chemical Procurement Process.
  • Orchestrate the execution of operations within all procurement processes of consumables and services in alignment with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Shared best procurement processes with the organization and continuously engage with the Leadership Team for streamlining internal procedures and processes.
  • Coached a procurement process and implement steps through the organization's electronic tools and finalizing documents for the clinical trials.
  • Manage complete procurement process with cross functional input to maintain specific supplier contracts for the 767 Tanker Program.
  • Selected Contributions: - Lead services procurement process on $28 million 5-year capital project for Metering Group.
  • Reviewed, improved, and documented procurement process and procedures for the major value added network provider.
  • Mentored new procurement agents by sharing experiences in negotiations and procedure compliance through Boeing's procurement process.
  • Streamlined the procurement process at a major contract program site to address long standing issues.
  • Managed and executed the entire procurement process of production hardware for Boeing Defense contracts.
  • Team leader for procurement process integration of the Allegheny Energy and First Energy merger.
  • Managed procurement process from end-to-end for good and services less than $50,000.
  • Applied the Lean and 6-S policy in the daily procurement process.
  • Supported and contributed to improvement of the sourcing and procurement process.
  • Managed overall procurement process for a multi-million dollar materials budget for assigned projects.
  • Managed End to End procurement process Processed purchase requisitions for MRO and Engineering items.
  • Developed procurement process for the Wind Development Group .

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27. Inventory Control
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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Identified fast-moving, slow-moving and obsolete machinery and submitted recommendation for corrective inventory control actions.
  • Expedited delivery of urgently required assets through correspondence with inventory control points and retail activities.
  • Monitored and made recommendations to modify inventory control systems for subordinate and regional level programs.
  • Managed item and monetary accounting, inventory control, financial planning and warehousing functions.
  • Developed processes and procedures for inventory control and replenishment.
  • Monitored inventory control crew during receiving of material.
  • Inventory control manager for all inventory.
  • Coordinated activities and personnel related to Supply Chain Planning, Production Scheduling, Purchasing, Distribution, and Inventory Control.
  • Sourced and purchased material, expedited shipments, inventory control, supervision of warehouse staff and sales.
  • Appointed as a member of the Oracle Launch Team specializing in Inventory Control and Purchasing modules.
  • Assigned closure and inventory control QA of Special Forces Forward Operational Bases in Northern Afghanistan.
  • Maintained Inventory control over all technical, medical, and search and rescue equipment.
  • Managed Inventory Control, including returned parts, reworked units and spare parts.
  • Inventory control of all equipment and tools used in drilling and production.
  • Team lead for Inventory Control department.
  • Monitored and made recommendations to management staff on modifications to inventory control systems for FHFA.
  • Developed and improved inventory controls thru use of continuous improvement plans.
  • Redesigned inventory control process from ground up, resulting in a reduction of lost materials or misdirected freight.
  • Handled issue tracking and reporting, inventory control Training and supervised full time personnel.
  • handle complaints, and various services) Coordinate inventory control, receiving; merchandising (plan-o-grams) and store maintenance.

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Here's how Internal Customers is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Assess inventory needs through cooperation with internal customers to maximize quality and reliability and to minimize costs.
  • Assist internal customers and leadership with developing, evaluating, and implementing new initiatives and opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal customers to ensure sustainability and future growth.
  • Worked with internal customers to understand, integrate and ensure documentation of requirements.
  • Communicated and interfaced effectively with internal customers and suppliers.
  • Advise internal customers of possible inventory constraints.
  • Share market intelligence with internal customers.
  • Develop special bid opportunities, working closely with internal customers, client services, sales, marketing, and management.
  • Issue purchase contracts up to $150,000 for hardware, software, & maintenance to support numerous internal customers.
  • Engage with providers in requesting competitive bids for hardware and services covering varied needs from internal customers.
  • Communicated with internal customers and suppliers to resolve complaints and address inquiries pertaining to these matters.
  • Performed SWOT analysis of the company vendor program to user groups and internal customers.
  • Helped internal customers to institute Kan Ban which helped to reduce inventory dollars.
  • Work with internal customers to develop & execute procurement & inventory strategies.
  • Project lead to develop new, interactive website for internal customers.
  • Support internal customers on a daily basis, providing Procurement insight.
  • Assisted internal customers with their sourcing requirements and order tracking.
  • Generated the buy-in from internal customers and management for resourcing projects by using cost benefit analysis.
  • Develop high trust, high influence relationships with suppliers and internal customers to maximize value through early sourcing engagement.
  • Partnered with internal customers and external suppliers to develop mutual strategies ensuring best value for all parties.

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29. Inventory Management
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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Established and implemented an inventory management system that reduced overall shortages while simultaneously increasing turn rates.
  • Aligned inventory management with supplier's capacity, schedules and participated in cross-functional teams.
  • Maintained the on-line inventory management system to balance inventory and meet customer needs.
  • Provide expertise and direction in Personal Property inventory management using VA Handbook 7002.
  • Used inventory management tools to evaluate, maintain and forecast inventory requirements.
  • Work closely with receiving and warehousing personnel to maintain optimum inventory management.
  • Maintained inventory levels using scanners and automated inventory management systems.
  • Implemented inventory management process for frequently ordered IT items.
  • Inventory management; maintain inventory minimum and maximum buys.
  • Inventory Management: Responsible for half-million dollar inventory.
  • Performed duties as an Inventory Management Specialist.
  • Experienced in inventory management and property control.
  • Aided Shipping and Receiving clerks with shipment discrepancies along with GMP problem solving with Inventory Management and Training.
  • Provided guidance on all logistics and inventory management issues to other team members in the directorate.
  • Train managers and employees on proper GE vendor guidelines, purchasing regulations, and inventory management.
  • Inventory management, handling of safety stocks, minimizing dead and over stock.
  • Perform various inventory management functions for the Purchasing Team.
  • Developed the operational strategy for multiple printhead conversions including inventory management and product allocation across disciplines in the US and China.
  • Inventory Management o Update each vendor s inventory daily to make sure products stay up on the 1800flowers.com website.
  • Designed a cloud based inventory management and acquisition system that handles more than a half million in annual purchases.

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30. HR
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  • Manage stakeholder and supplier relationships to ensure reliable performance throughout RFP and beyond implementation.
  • Lead Strategic Sourcing process through robust communications and sourcing strategy.
  • Updated and maintained equipment and supplies through inventory management system.
  • Created Travel Expenditure Indicator Package proliferated throughout Intel resulting.
  • Source description only requests through existing vendors when possible, using knowledge of PHS item file and alternate vendors.
  • Sourced engineering candidates through networking, creative cold-calling, internet postings, university relations, industry events, etc.
  • Partnered with Accounts Payable, IT, HR and Operations teams to implement best practice processes and improvements.
  • Analyze internal processes and contribute to cost reductions through various methodologies such as utilizing offshore resources.
  • Analyzed, improved and automated purchasing processes within all business units through team and individual efforts.
  • Qualified candidates for appropriate positions through a process of sourcing, screening, and interviewing.
  • Generate a pipeline of qualified candidates through networking, research and use of available resources.
  • Addressed expectations; presented negotiation outcomes to executives of three (3) clients.
  • Fulfilled day to day IT procurement duties through distribution and directly with manufacturers.
  • Achieved savings of $500K for materials and services through negotiation and bidding.
  • Guided and instructed new and seasoned colleagues through various job responsibilities.
  • Lead cross-functional teams through the process.
  • Created and implemented communications, change management and training activities to facilitate the adoption eProcurement throughout the organization.
  • Key Projects and Accomplishments: * Captured a 3.2% cost reduction the first year through successful supplier contract negotiations.
  • Plan check submittal packages and re-submittals through municipality approval.
  • Implemented MRO Program, VMI Program, Kanban Systems, & Inventory Reduction Program for Lean Manufacturing thru contracts and agreements.

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Here's how Monster is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Utilized major recruiting programs such as; Monster, CareerBuilder, and Indeed, to source quality candidates for clients.
  • Maintained the budget used for posting jobs on LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Monster and many other recruiting websites.
  • Certified AIRS Recruiting Specialist and active sourcing specialist using: Monster, Dice and Hot Jobs.
  • Utilize online sourcing databases (Monster, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
  • Source candidates with the use of CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Monster, Indeed, etc.
  • Sourced individuals via LinkedIn, Career Builder, and Monster to fulfill job vacancies.
  • Sourced candidates through company website, Monster & CareerBuilder.
  • Perform job postings to Monster and other similar websites.
  • Identified and phone-screened qualified candidates for employment.Searched for potential candidates via CareerBuilder.com, JobDiva.com, LinkedIn.com, Monster.com
  • Manage employee referral inbox and responsible for posting open positions to job boards such as CareerBuilder, Monster, Dice and LinkedIn
  • Utilized internal and external intranet recruiting sources such as, VoltTrack, Monster, LinkedIn, and Careerbuilder to identify candidates.
  • Utilized websites such as CareerBuilder.com; Monster.com; Facebook.com; LinkedIn.com; Reddit Birmingham; and Bullhorn.com to collect resumes.
  • Source top passive and active candidates through the use of advanced Internet search tactics; Careerbuilder, Monster, LinkedIn.
  • Posted advertisements to targeted universities with hospitality programs, LinkedIn, Monster, CareerBuilder, Indeed, HCareers, etc.
  • Developed great skill using Monster, Hot-jobs, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Telecom Careers, and many other sites.
  • Generated candidates using internal and external job boards (Taleo, CareerBuilder, Monster, etc.).
  • Utilized resume databases (Monster, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Indeed, SmartSearch, ect.)
  • Attended various internet sourcing seminars including AIRS, Monster and Careerbuilder.
  • Performed daily internet sourcing searches (Monster, Career Builder, Craig's List, Thingamajob, etc.
  • Indeed, Monster, USAJobs, and DICE).

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32. Customer Requirements
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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Integrate and coordinate internal and external complex customer requirements to establish and document procurement requirements consistent with customer expectations.
  • Negotiated and implemented long term contracts using standardized products from contracted supplier base in support of Customer requirements.
  • Worked proactively with internal business partners to get a better understanding of customer requirements, expectations and barriers.
  • Coordinate material requirements with production schedules, customer requirements and provide feedback to scheduling and management as required.
  • Developed procurement solutions to support customer requirements consistent with program and company goals and objectives.
  • Evaluated customer requirements & supplier recommendations while developing or modifying print specifications with engineers.
  • Coordinated supply chain logistics with external business partners to support customer requirements.
  • Integrate customer requirements to establish procurement requirements consistent with customer expectations.
  • Expedited mission critical impact items to support the customer requirements.
  • Managed and leveraged supplier relationships to support customer requirements.
  • Coordinated and documented internal and external customer requirements.
  • Assist in the development of procurement solutions to best support customer requirements, consistent with program requirements and company goals.
  • Researched customer requirements to ensure the fulfillment of small, minority, and women owned business participation goals and requirements.
  • Oversee delivery schedule, supplier performance and contractual terms and conditions in support of customer requirements.
  • Analyze, forecast, and reconcile requirements in support of customer requirements.
  • Collected and applied customer requirements, identified sources and prepared bid packages.
  • Cost and pricing analysis to meet customer requirements and grow sales.
  • Coordinate with Program Manager relative to internal and external customer requirements Participate in cross-functional team efforts with suppliers and customers.
  • Create request for quote based on customer requirements in a build to print environment to successfully meet proposal requirements.
  • Maintained lead times and issued purchase and change orders to satisfy internal customer requirements.

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  • Executed the sourcing process for Information Technology business units including Business Operations, Information Security and IT Nuclear divisions.
  • Implemented effective contract management system to enhance existing systems as necessary, leading multiple projects for business units.
  • Created presentations to communicate benefits of any given relationship to all five Kinder Morgan business units.
  • Facilitate communication and coordination between multiple business units to ensure successful implementation of Strategic Initiatives.
  • Consolidated vendor invoicing across business units to decrease complexity and increase timely payments.
  • Manage and facilitate supply activities between division business units and their vendors.
  • Provide periodic commodity forecast cost to relevant business units.
  • Use Oracle, SAP, and Big Sky systems in response to business work flow approved by internal business units.
  • Coordinate with procurement teams in other business units to understand and act upon opportunities to add value to vendor relationships.
  • Perform functions of Purchasing / Quality for 4 Manufacturing Plants, 2 Parts Distribution Centers and 2 Business Units.
  • Report out to business units on activity, trends, areas of opportunity, and compliance to relevant policies.
  • Created compliance processes and monitored internal compliance for the Y2K Project within 72 business units throughout the Bank.
  • Provide consultative and comprehensive sourcing support for the full-cycle recruitment of qualified candidates for two business units.
  • Worked with business units and corporate legal staff to prepare legally binding and enforceable documents.
  • Presented financial data and estimated cost savings to Skilled Business Units Directors and Staff.
  • Maintain and promote sound relationships with suppliers and the business units they support.
  • Managed the strategic sourcing process for multiple Business Units.
  • Change management for business units.
  • Assisted Aetna business units in support of human resource, general consulting, marketing and advertising related procurement services.
  • Developed and implemented Service Level Agreements (SLA) between International Trade and Exterran business units overseas.

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34. RFI
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Here's how RFI is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Developed and administered SOW's, (RFP, RFI, RFQ), Master Service Agreements, Consultant Services Agreements.
  • Developed Request for Quotes (RFQ's) and Requests for Information (RFI's) for source selection purposes.
  • Set up the projects including RFI, RFP, bidding structure, terms and conditions, specifications etc.
  • Formulated RFI letters to gather technical information, pricing and milestone schedules in preparation of RFP release.
  • Analyze and support Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Information (RFI) processes.
  • Identified and executed sourcing strategies for product development, driving RFI s & RFP s from suppliers.
  • Send out Request for Information(RFI) or Request for Proposal(RFP) to vendors.
  • Facilitated various stakeholder review meetings throughout the RFI/RFP process, in addition to quarterly reviews.
  • Lead the RFI/Q/P (Request for Information/ Quotation/ Proposal) and the bidding processes.
  • Spearheaded multiple indirect projects, including creating RFI's and RFQ's.
  • Process and completing an RFI for all new suppliers.
  • Managed RFP/RFI to source software/consulting services.
  • Provided sourcing and procurement support (RFQ/RFI creation, contract updates, pricing changes).
  • Led RFP/RFI and eAuction evaluations with existing and potential new Suppliers.
  • Evaluated and scored RFIs to short list potential suppliers.
  • Prepare Request for Quotation, (RFQ/RFI/RFP) and perform cost reviews, price and cost analysis.
  • Coordinated all RFI, RFQs, RFPs for assigned suppliers / commodities.
  • Deploy large scale RFI and RFQs through Trade Extensions Market Analytics.
  • Prepared and Issued RFIs, RFPs and RFQs.
  • Led team responsible for facilitating and auditing all Requests for Quotes eRFx (RFQs, RFIs, RFPs, RFBs).

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35. Source Selection
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Here's how Source Selection is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Conducted source selections, negotiates and documents purchase contracts and binding agreements within procurement commitment authority.
  • Engage stakeholders to integrate company requirements with global and local source selection.
  • Managed source selection to ensure program and customer integration.
  • Integrate program, customer, product and operation strategies into Statements of Work, source selection, negotiation and contracting plans.
  • Conducted source selections, negotiations and documented purchase contract changes, terms and conditions, and supplier performance reviews.
  • Perform General Procurement buying using the E-RFQ tool, Price Analysis, and EPIC Source Selection Tool and more
  • Managed complex source selections with large numbers of bidders and high-dollar negotiations, training a team of three.
  • Integrated program, customer, product and in-service strategies into source selection, negotiation and contracting strategies.
  • Lead the proposal analysis process and select best value source through the source selection evaluation method.
  • Conducted and documented source selections based on price analysis, supplier performance and market research.
  • Manage the competitive solicitation process, bid analysis, source selection and bid award.
  • Helped organize Source Selection library to keep proposals locked and easy to find.
  • Conducted source selections, negotiated, issued and documented purchase contracts.
  • Developed and fully documented the source selection process.
  • Lead competitive Source Selections and select best value sources Initiates supplier improvement activities and provides results for integration into contracting strategies.
  • Source Selection Skills Coordinate additions, deletions or modifications to the proposal.

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36. Annual Savings
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Here's how Annual Savings is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Create and achieve annual savings targets in excess of $1.5M through large capital procurement as well as daily operational procurement.
  • Completed an economic order quantity analysis for cutting pads resulting in $12K annual savings in our steering wheel operations.
  • Developed operational changes to improve performance metrics, including re-defining scrap/reuse criteria that led to annual savings of $415,000.
  • Managed the development and implementation of cost reduction projects resulting in $32M of annual savings to the operation.
  • Yielded $475 to $870K of recurring annual savings from scrap recycle projects developed with key suppliers.
  • Negotiated commodity contracts that achieved supply objectives and resulted in annual savings of $271K within six months.
  • Developed manufacturing schedules for products manufactured in Low Cost Countries (LCC) seeking $600,000.00 annual savings.
  • Generated annual savings of more than $60K through negotiation of discount payment terms with multiple vendors.
  • Increased annual savings by $200K by competitive bidding for projects and direct negotiation with nested contractors.
  • Led RFP for home appliances supporting a national REO footprint to deliver $1.8M annual savings.
  • Developed plan, led negotiations and outsourcing of $7M fabrication for $800K annual savings.
  • Developed plan, led acquisition negotiations for a Soviet technology with $1.7M annual savings.
  • Initiated the repair process for the notebook keyboards which resulted in 185K annual savings.
  • Negotiated shipping contract for overseas shipments resulting in annual savings of $600K
  • Created annual savings reports that detailed cost comparisons and cost savings.
  • Reduced cost for parts for $220K annual savings.
  • Projected annual savings roughly $51,000.
  • Achieved annual savings of 13%.
  • Implemented tracking and enforcement of European corporate contracts resulting in $250K annual savings.
  • Concluded negotiations with sewing machine spare parts manufacturer resulting in $6K annual savings.

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37. Payment Terms
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Here's how Payment Terms is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Identified new vendors to support business development activity, negotiated blanket order contracts and payment terms.
  • Negotiated contract with freight forwarder to achieve profitable rates, better payment terms and rates reducing freight cost by 40%.
  • Foster relationships with vendors and end users to facilitate negotiations regarding product, price, payment terms, and delivery.
  • Negotiate pricing, delivery, payment terms, statement of work, and create corporate purchasing agreements with critical suppliers.
  • Created annual contracts in SAP reflecting price, quantity, and payment terms for Aluminum & Cast Iron Suppliers.
  • Reviewed and negotiated terms (including warranty, payment terms, and governance) for assigned commodities.
  • Negotiated over 30 annual contracts and extended payment terms with national vendors an average of 10 days.
  • Negotiate favorable freight and payment terms with suppliers as well as stock & release and consignment inventories.
  • Negotiate payment terms of N60, N90 and N120 with suppliers to improve cash flow.
  • Negotiated with existing and new suppliers to achieve extended payment terms of Net 120-180.
  • Educated suppliers about payment terms, compliance issues and establishing close working relationships.
  • Resolved invoice discrepancies and payment terms to ensure prompt supplier payment.
  • Negotiated favorable pricing, delivery and payment terms with vendors.
  • Acknowledged changes in payment terms and production planning.
  • Resolve Invoice discrepancies and payment terms.
  • Transferred 65% of category spend to extended/discount payment terms and ACH resulting in a [ ] cost savings.
  • Negotiate price, payment terms, delivery schedules Develop and implement Excel macro based tool across supplier management
  • Negotiated and monitored vendor performance regarding cost changes, freight and delivery compliance, and payment terms.
  • Negotiated leadtime, packaging, payment terms with new and current suppliers.
  • Negotiated best price and payment terms for AAI, Inc.

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38. Sigma
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Here's how Sigma is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Determine appropriate stock levels and maintain minimum stock quantities using six-sigma methodologies.
  • Support project activities utilizing Six Sigma principles.
  • Conducted, managed, and maintained synchronization of supply chain with philosophies of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
  • Coached and trained Service Parts team members in improvement projects using Six Sigma and lean concepts.
  • Implemented 6 Sigma and continuous improvement programs to improve supply chain business processes and supplier performance.
  • Developed purchasing process mapping to align with e-procurement software using Six Sigma / LEAN techniques.
  • Trained in the areas of Quality Control, TQM, and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Utilized six-sigma tools to identify root causes and develop short-term and long-term action plans.
  • Applied Lean Six Sigma methodology for new process improvements on business initiatives and systems.
  • Completed a Six Sigma project for resolving a drop hammer quality issue.
  • Achieved Six Sigma green belt certificate for project cycle time analysis.
  • Completed training to become a six sigma green belt.
  • Participated on multiple six sigma black belt projects.
  • Trained in Six Sigma Green Belt- Certification in Process
  • Participated in the Lean Six Sigma exercises.
  • Lean Manufacturing Six Sigma skills.
  • Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification through Simplification Project that reduces paperwork defects.
  • Utilize Lean/Six Sigma practices to pursue cost reduction as well as quality, efficiency and lead-time improvements.
  • Reduce overhead by [ ] in 2009 utilizing Six Sigma practices.
  • Received Cox Communications Six Sigma Greenbelt Practitioner Certification & Innovative Associate Award .

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39. ISO
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Here's how ISO is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Work closely with supervisors/ managers and/or project managers in utilization of resources, resolving problems, and determining funding/resource requirements.
  • Acted as a liaison between military and civilian personnel to provide better communication and continuity.
  • Perform duties as assigned by supervisors and assist coworkers with other miscellaneous necessity.
  • Support maintenance coordination with management, supervisors, and contract service providers.
  • Coordinated the process of selecting suppliers through quotation comparison and analysis.
  • Provided reporting and data comparisons to Transportation Sourcing Managers.
  • Contacted location managers and department supervisors to assess requirements.
  • Be responsible for participating in the planning, development, maintenance and enhancement of document standardization during the company ISO9001 auditing.
  • Address delivery performance issues between supplier and shop floor by acting as the liaison between senior management from both parties.
  • Supported efforts of the local FISC C430 Manila Fleet Support Office Site Director with agreement from the C260 supervisor.
  • Coordinated with liaisons from other countries to insure 100% of property accountability when the business got there.
  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
  • Maintained an effective liaison with vendors, management, staff and co-workers.
  • Perform Supervisory duties in the absence of leadership team.
  • Served as National Accounts liaison to vendor/supplier teams.
  • Second level supervisor for up to 60 employees.
  • Serve as a Liaison between candidates and clients.
  • Support in the management of warehouse operations, dotted-line supervisor for warehouseman.
  • Created an Excel spreadsheet to track all items/supplies to support supervisors in records to insure 100% of property accountability.
  • Partnered with FB Legal Advisors to review non-standard agreements and ensured both legal and business terms and conditions were met.

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40. Contractual Obligations
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Here's how Contractual Obligations is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Administer and monitor contractual obligations of supplier and report impact to organization.
  • Execute contractual obligations within the delegated scope of responsibility and legal authority.
  • Execute contractual obligations within the delegated scope of responsibility and legal authority to create value and reduce Total Cost of Ownership.
  • Skilled in conducting research on past contracts for a point of reference on contractual obligations and standards.
  • Support the maintenance of supplier relations to ensure ongoing fulfillment of contractual obligations.
  • Serve as company agent authorized to bind Boeing to contractual obligations.
  • Administered contracts to ensure Supplier's were fulfilling their contractual obligations.

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41. High Volume
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Here's how High Volume is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Manage a high volume of open requisitions by effectively balancing priorities.
  • Delivered high volume sourcing services supporting Accenture Recruitment Services.
  • Generated a high volume/high quality pipeline of candidates.
  • Placed several high volume parts on consignment with key suppliers in an effort to reduce DSI, currently totaling $291,386.
  • Scheduled and conducted phone screens with high volume of candidates across the country and prepared a synopsis summary for sales team.
  • Key highlights: High volume recruitment, hunting, LinkedIn Recruiter, sourcing, networking, and pipeline building.
  • Created strategic sourcing plans to attract passive talent for hard to fill and high volume positions.
  • Reduce cycle time to receive high volume parts from suppliers through the implementation of stocking programs.
  • Managed high volume of purchase orders for Intel Test Operation of testing components.
  • Managed the VMI program and developed a consignment program for high volume components.
  • Provide high volumes of accurate, detailed quotes in time sensitive environment.
  • Experience includes Data Entry and File Conversion with high volume of calls.
  • Coached suppliers with a consistently high volume of candidate submissions.
  • Maintain applicant tracking data in a high volume environment.
  • Conduct phone screenings inbound/outbound at a high volume.
  • Answer a high volume of HR related calls.
  • Provided high volume sourcing and screening of candidates.
  • Received a high volume of calls daily.
  • Executed high volumes of purchase orders for Salem, NH site, IT/HR for all of the Americas.
  • Demonstrated management of high volume contracting with nearly 600 contracts totaling $45million.

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42. Special Projects
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Here's how Special Projects is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Provide administrative support to executive; maintain executive's calendar; coordinate department-wide activities and special projects.
  • Supported career development efforts by participating in special projects.
  • Supervised additional temporary help for special projects.
  • Completed special projects assigned by management.
  • Gained excellent relationships outside my department by pulling in cross functional team members to be part of special projects.
  • Developed and managed a cross-functional new hire program that brought different functions together to collaborate on special projects.
  • Communicated daily with Gear For Sports International Offices and assisted the Sourcing Manager with development and special projects.
  • Assist with special projects as requested, via recruitment of 100+ candidates needed for a specific client.
  • Collaborated with other departments, sourcing and purchasing materials and supplies for special projects.
  • Managed special projects over day to day responsibilities and completing a Stress Objective.
  • Support special projects as required by supply management.
  • Worked on special projects pertaining to LEAN manufacturing.
  • Assist Purchasing Manager with other special projects.
  • Managed special projects duties as assigned.
  • Assisted with special projects as required.
  • Performed other special projects as assigned.
  • Assisted CEO with special projects.
  • Manage special projects as needed.
  • Supported special projects as needed.
  • Processed special projects in a timely manner.

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43. Company Resources
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Here's how Company Resources is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Acted as an authorized agent of the company with responsibility for managing all supplier-related activities and authority to commit company resources.
  • Managed performing activities related to committing company resources to purchase goods and services.
  • Worked with company resources to locate secondary and tertiary sources of material POP when the primary partner could support schedule requirements.
  • Acted as an authorized agent of the company with the responsibility to commit company resources through contracts and agreements.
  • Commit company resources through contracts and agreements for the procurement of goods and services.
  • Authorized agent to commit company resources through agreements and contracts.
  • Committed company resources through contracts and agreements with nine suppliers.
  • Used policies and procedures to commit company resources.
  • Manage, execute and administer all assigned purchase contracts and act as the authorizing agent to allocate company resources.

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44. Ensure Compliance
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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Manage applicant tracking system and documents to ensure compliance with organizational requirements.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Analyzed, implemented and initiated technology-based controls to proactively ensure compliance
  • Issued formal solicitations, prepared special terms and conditions, and reviewed proposals to ensure compliance with the Statement of Work.
  • Manage the Raw Material Settlement Program with over 100 suppliers and contracts to ensure compliance with our Settlement and Hedging program.
  • Produced written reports for all findings and observations to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local directives and guidelines.
  • Conducted announced semi-annually courtesy visits and formal inspections to six SSA's to assist and ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Monitored and followed applicable laws and regulations to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine needs for changes.
  • Coordinate with Environmental Office for storage and proper disposal of hazardous waste, to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Perform audits of procurement engagements to ensure compliance with the Bank and Federal Reserve Board acquisition policies.
  • Establish and ensure compliance to specs/drawings, limit/target samples, quality, and capacities.
  • Monitor and adhere to applicable laws and regulations to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
  • Assisted all University departments with creation of new supplier IDs to ensure compliance.
  • Manage contracts Administrate various contracts with vendors to ensure compliance and quality service.
  • Facilitated meetings with suppliers and partners to ensure compliance with contractual terms.
  • Participate in Peer Reviews of packages within department to ensure compliance.
  • Educate users on policy and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Implement and manage audit procedures for closed requisitions and update weekly reporting to ensure compliance
  • Provide carrier training and on-boarding to ensure compliance with Penske as well as our customer requirements.
  • Peer reviewer to ensure compliance to Boeing procedures, FAR and DFAR.

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45. Ariba
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Here's how Ariba is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Complete sourcing/procurement initiatives via ARIBA e-Sourcing software.
  • Manage e-procurement for the US embassy in Nairobi through ILMS (Integrated Logistics Management System) and ARIBA.
  • Accelerated Ariba e-commerce solution implementation through exporting SAP vendor data.
  • Designated as the team leader who worked with internal buyers and department heads to enable suppliers on the Ariba Supplier Network.
  • Implemented the Ariba Spend Visibility tool, including defining the data extract, cleansing mechanisms, schema and data maps.
  • Implemented the Ariba Sourcing tool, including development of all templates, work flows, and global user training.
  • Integrated SAP Ariba Sourcing to identify and engage with buyers and suppliers on a single, networked platform.
  • Collaborated with IT and sourcing in SAP module implementations and enhancements: Ariba requisitions interfacing from J.D.
  • Created numerous sourcing events through the Ariba application to include RFI, RFQ, and reverse auctions.
  • Trained internal buyers and external suppliers on respective uses of Ariba.
  • Assisted new customers with the use of Ariba Acquisition System.
  • Enabled 15,000 vendors in Ariba Commerce Services Network.
  • Process & track Purchase Requisitions in ILMS/Ariba.
  • Manage and support Ariba network activities and catalog enablement process.
  • Developed Access database to automate the Supplier Enablement process on the Ariba Supplier Network, for electronic ordering and invoicing.
  • Developed business relationships with new suppliers and their IT department through the entire enablement process on the Ariba Supplier Network.
  • Developed RFPs, sourced products, and utilized Ariba management software for web-based spend management.
  • Leveraged various platforms (Ariba, Coupa, SAP-SRM, Maximo) for spend visibility and reporting.
  • Initiated 20 Ariba RFIs and RFQs for all vegetable commodities.
  • Benchmarked suppliers and negotiated several Alliente owned agreements to facilitate the IT commodity/category and meet the need to be Ariba compliant.

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46. Careerbuilder
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Here's how Careerbuilder is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Utilize CareerBuilder and other search strategies to attract candidates.
  • Assisted in sourcing for candidates through multiple resources: SilkRoad, LinkedIn, Careerbuilder, and Indeed.
  • Experience using job boards/sourcing LinkedIn, Indeed, Careerbuilders and Craigslist.
  • Utilized the internet (Careerbuilder, Indeed, Craigslist, and etc.)

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47. Market Share
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Here's how Market Share is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Help developed and brought over 50 products to The Home Depot and Orchard Supply to increase the company's market share.
  • Foster strong business relationships with vendors to deliver sustainable return on investment (ROI) and gain new market share.
  • Increased positive PPV by $1m with vendor market share analysis and SKU rationalization.
  • Engaged in over 15 global product introductions to increase market share opportunities.
  • Drive district market share efforts to grow profitable market share in core products.

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48. Quality Issues
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Here's how Quality Issues is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Support procurement organization to resolve supplier related quality issues.
  • Communicate quality issues with domestic and overseas suppliers.
  • Monitored and controlled non-conformance quality issues with suppliers.
  • Resolved quality issues directly with manufactures in China.
  • Address quality issues both internally and externally and help prepare go forward plans based on outcomes of Root Cause Analysis.
  • Assisted Manufacturers With: Throughput Issues, Management Issues, Communication Issues, Quality Issues, Capacity Issues, Etc.
  • Resolved accounting, receiving, and quality issues to ensure timely acceptance of payment of goods and services.
  • Resolve problems regarding material delivery, price discrepancies, quality issues and invoice discrepancies and/or adjustments.
  • Work closely with mill suppliers and vendors on quality issues in fabric and garment production.
  • Negotiated pricing, annual contracts, and quality issues resulting in cost-savings and quality products.
  • Interacted with suppliers to resolve cost and quality issues, and evaluate supplier performance.
  • Resolved all invoicing, receiving and quality issues through cooperation with the appropriate organizations.
  • Relayed quality issues to suppliers; followed through on timely replacement of rejected parts.
  • Analyze and track purchasing patterns of lead time, pricing and quality issues.
  • Support Accounts Payable by resolving invoice payment holds due to receiving/quality issues.
  • Mitigate and execute plans to resolve supplier delivery shortages and quality issues.
  • Negotiated with suppliers on pricing, delivery, and quality issues.
  • Interacted closely with suppliers and Quality Assurance to resolve quality issues.
  • Resolve receiving, invoice, quality issues and discrepancies.
  • Resolve shipping delays, price changes & quality issues.

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49. R
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Here's how R is used in Procurement Agent jobs:
  • Implemented a set of comprehensive tracking processes to monitor employee transportation performance.
  • Sourced qualified vendors, negotiated and finalized contracts.
  • Developed productive relationships with key account holders.
  • Completed monthly reconciliation of open purchasing orders.
  • Submitted monthly reports to senior management.
  • Managed purchasing operations for 09 locations.
  • Reviewed and renegotiated key contracts.
  • Maintained productive relationships with vendors.
  • Developed budgets and approved expenses.
  • Involved in supplier management by negotiating prices, on time delivery, capacity solution and TCC compliance etc.
  • Supervised the work of 07(seven) team members, offering constructive feedback on their work performance.
  • Attained $80,000.00 by implementing Government transport vehicle for employee pick and drop.
  • Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated them to other team members.
  • Generated weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on purchasing operations.
  • Directed planning, budgeting, vendor selection and quality assurance efforts.
  • Established clear lines of communication between business and clients.
  • Assessed areas of service concern and developed improvement plans.
  • Designed employee motivation strategies and contests.
  • Monitored timelines and flagged potential issues to be addressed.
  • value being $27,027,814 and with 22,000 seating capacity across PAN India).

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20 Most Common Skills For A Procurement Agent

Supply Chain

26.3%

Supplier Quality

10.7%

Cost Savings

8.7%

Purchase Orders

8.3%

On-Time Delivery

7.4%

Vendor Invoices

6.2%

Procedures

4.7%

Commodity

3.6%

Logistics

2.8%

Customer Service

2.7%

Supply Base

2.3%

RFQ

2.3%

RFP

2.3%

Process Improvement

2.3%

Contract Negotiations

2.0%

Raw Materials

2.0%

Potential Candidates

1.4%

MRP

1.3%

ERP

1.3%

Job Boards

1.2%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Procurement Agent

Rank Skill
1 Supply Chain 21.8%
2 Supplier Quality 8.9%
3 Cost Savings 7.2%
4 Purchase Orders 6.9%
5 On-Time Delivery 6.2%
6 Vendor Invoices 5.2%
7 Procedures 3.9%
8 Commodity 3.0%
9 Logistics 2.3%
10 Customer Service 2.2%
11 Supply Base 1.9%
12 RFQ 1.9%
13 RFP 1.9%
14 Process Improvement 1.9%
15 Contract Negotiations 1.7%
16 Raw Materials 1.6%
17 Potential Candidates 1.1%
18 MRP 1.1%
19 ERP 1.1%
20 Job Boards 1.0%
21 MRO 1.0%
22 Project Management 1.0%
23 Linkedin 1.0%
24 Corrective Action 0.9%
25 Inventory Levels 0.9%
26 Procurement Process 0.8%
27 Inventory Control 0.7%
28 Internal Customers 0.7%
29 Inventory Management 0.6%
30 HR 0.6%
31 Monster 0.6%
32 Customer Requirements 0.6%
33 Business Units 0.5%
34 RFI 0.5%
35 Source Selection 0.5%
36 Annual Savings 0.5%
37 Payment Terms 0.5%
38 Sigma 0.5%
39 ISO 0.4%
40 Contractual Obligations 0.4%
41 High Volume 0.4%
42 Special Projects 0.4%
43 Company Resources 0.4%
44 Ensure Compliance 0.4%
45 Ariba 0.4%
46 Careerbuilder 0.4%
47 Market Share 0.4%
48 Quality Issues 0.4%
49 R 0.4%
50 Open Enrollment 0.4%
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