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Procurement II
Ref No.: 17-02719
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/28/2017 to 02/23/2018
 Downtown location, duration is long-term. Under general supervision, perform data analysis for multiple strategic sourcing projects; assist in the preparation of RFx, commercial bid evaluation forms, and presentations as required by each strategic sourcing project and issue purchase orders as required. 


• Perform spend and other data analysis for multiple strategic sourcing projects. 
• Compile and release Request for Quotation (RFQ) packages to suppliers. 
• Assists with management of an Approved Manufacturer's List (AML). 
• Examines RFQ to determine that correct specifications, quantities, terms and support documents are included. 
• Issues purchase orders/contracts as needed. 
• Expedites, develops cost information, and attends project planning meetings. 
• Processes and understands materials or equipment requirements list, bills of material, and quality requirements for RFQs and purchase orders. 
• Review and analyze commercial aspects of suppliers proposals received for accuracy and completeness. 
• Issue or assist in issuing RFx or contracts through Ariba procurement software. 
• Develop and implement innovations in coordinating sourcing project needs and schedules to improve timeliness, accuracy, and completeness. 
• Prepares strategic sourcing project reports, progress schedules, and presentations as required. 
• May have responsibility for all aspects of procurement for small sourcing projects or portions of large sourcing projects. 
• Performs other related duties as required. 
• Keeps supervisor informed of progress. 
• Quality assurance for personal work assignments. 
• Supports field assignments as required. 


• Ability to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
• Advanced Excel analytical skills 
• Capability to utilize time efficiently 
• Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos 
• Ability to write professional and/or technical correspondence 
• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. 
• Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percentages, and to draw and interpret multiple types of graphs, flow diagrams, and other related reporting formats. 
• Knowledge and experience with basic computer operating systems including Windows and able to use basic commands to access and manage files and programs 
• Understand procurement SAP & Ariba functionality 
• Knowledge and ability to demonstrate experience with advanced functionality of Excel data analytics 
• Knowledge and ability to demonstrate experience with intermediate functionality of PowerPoint for the creation of presentation materials 
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form 
• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 


• Must have Bachelor's Degree 
• Minimum 3 years of experience in procurement, supply chain, and data analytics 
• Minimum of 1 year of experience in strategic sourcing 
• Experience working with Ariba procurement software
Is this a part-time position?  
Work Hour Details  
8am-5pm Mon-Fri
Five 8-hour days