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San Diego, CA

Date Posted: September 19, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 269479

Job Description

Procurement Specialist

temp-to-hire role in the Procurement department at $15 / hour ($45,000 + benefits upon hire).


Position Summary:

Acquire materials for trailer productions and to ensure adequate inventory level. Contributing to material cost savings and providing ideas.  Communicating with vendors to uphold cost effective on time delivery.



55% Material Management

• Maintain adequate inventory level and prevent long term inventory

• Review Open Purchase Orders and Open Purchase Requisition reports daily

• Handle claims and rejected materials

• Resolve shipment discrepancies


25% Material Acquisition

• Issue PO on time

• Issue PO with accuracy

• Perform PO maintenance

• Assist in material cost savings and ideas

• Work with Import and Logistics to cross shipments in timely manner


15% Supplier Management

• Follow up on open PO’s with suppliers to ensure cost effective on time delivery

• Communicate and maintain good relationship with suppliers

• Gain knowledge of supplier background and their products


5% Others

• Acquire quotes from vendors for Sales Dept.

• Maintain accurate prices in VC for sales to use for quoting trailers

• Understanding of Sales Shop order and BOM specifications

• Assist Accounting Dept. in resolving invoicing errors

• Perform other duties as assigned by upper management team or company



Bachelor or equivalent

Ability to work overtime as needed

Ability to travel to plants in Mexico

Intermediate level MS Office



Min. 1 year procurement/purchasing experience


Traits / Qualities:




Possesses common sense

Ability to reason

Good with numbers

Good with Excel

Able to handle stressful situations

Possesses humility

Detailed oriented

Follows instructions well