Buyer I

Spectraforce

Renton, Washington


a month ago

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Buyer I
Spectraforce
Renton, Washington

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title: Buyer I
Duration: 6 Months Assignment
Location: Renton, WA 98057
 
Job Description
Our Supply Chain IT Hardware Buyer will be a team member of the Technology and Professional Services team. Blue Origin is looking for a Procurement Specialist to help source IT hardware across our manufacturing facilities, offices & operations in the Americas. This will include IT hardware including servers, networking, storage, and desktop-related equipment. In addition to sourcing the equipment, you’ll be intricately involved in raising purchase orders, coordinating logistics, negotiating and redlining contracts.
 
Key Skills and Experience:
  • 0-2 years of relevant professional experience.  Special attention will go to those who specifically have purchased IT Hardware & IT Infrastructure technology
  • Experience working in HW procurement in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong background in Excel, knowledge of RFQ and ordering processes, and experience negotiating with suppliers
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent communicator; describes detailed problems with brevity and accuracy
  • Self-starter who can manage several deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player who enjoys collaborating with others
  • The successful candidate will have, excellent oral and written skills, and solid communication skills
  • You will support the overall procurement organization’s strategic direction and ensure corporate strategic objectives are achieved including delivery of production materials that are on time, within budget, and meet technical performance requirements
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related industry experience.
  • Level 2 Role – Requires 2+ years of experience.
  • Strong analytical skills, data-driven with experience in establishing and tracking program metrics.
  • Ensure timely and effective completion of projects and initiatives of the supply chain department.
  • Must have top-notch people and communication skills.
  • Maintains a passion for solving problems from end to end.
  • Track record of working in an ambiguous environment and ability to define processes that can scale.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.
Skill/Experience/Education
Mandatory Skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced & changing environment
  • Willing to be flexible
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player who enjoys working with people
Desired Skills
  • 0-2 years of relevant professional experience.  Special attention will go to those who specifically have purchased IT Hardware & IT Infrastructure technology
  • Experience working in HW procurement in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong background in Excel, knowledge of RFQ and ordering processes, and experience negotiating with suppliers.
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized.
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $32.90/hr.