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Global Procurement Specialist
Ref No.: 19-11575
Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
Our client, a leading fortune company is looking for a Global Procurement Specialist. This is for an initial duration of 3 months and is located in Hillsboro, OR
  • Manage in season ordering process from the Distribution Centers to cover seasonal coverage needs
  • Partner with pre-production and inbound to identify incoming product and liquidate seasonal product
  • Input/manage data from multiple data sources for planning tools, and reporting needs
  • Maintain and enhance weekly, monthly, quarterly & yearly procurement productivity reports to key stakeholders
  • Work with GBI IT team to inform business requirements to develop automated ordering process via Icon
  • Develop strong working relationships with management and cross functional teams
  • Track and resolve procurement issues using a variety of tools including Icon, Sterling, Prodigy, SAP and other proprietary Client systems
  • Work with and within several photo production workflows
  • Successfully manage multiple priorities against business goals
  • Drive process improvements develop metrics and best practices to measure success
  • Ability to collect and analyze Global and Geo seasonal buys to place factory orders
  • Partner with cross functional teams in Demand and Supply Management (DSM) to ensure timely delivery of products to ensure seasonal readiness
  • Train peers as needed on systems and processes to assist with seasonal production
  • Create, upload and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on all relevant processes
  • Process focused with an eye on continuous improvement opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned
 Qualifications / Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain or related field
  • 1-3 years' experience in photo production and product-sample management in a corporate environment.
  • 2+ years additional experience in lieu of degree
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: must display patience, humor and helpfulness at all times.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including meeting facilitation and presentations
  • Self-motivated, results oriented and well organized
  • Strong Client product knowledge a plus
  • Must be curious, fun and calm under pressure
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Familiar with SAP PO creation and maintenance
  • Advanced asset management and CRM tools, such as Adobe Suite, Icon, Sterling, and Prodigy.
  • Cognos, Tableau or other reporting tools experience preferred but not required
  • Able to successfully manage multiple priorities against business goals
  • Ability to problem-solve in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of photography production preferred but not required
  • Experience working in a creative environment, ideally in a photo studio
Qualified candidates please send your word format updated resume at the earliest to /  Thank You.