Princeton, NJ 08540

Posted: 06/05/2019 Industry: Office Job Number: 8951 Pay Rate: $30.00 - $35.00


  • Day-to-day procurement, ensuring that the complete purchasing process is running smoothly and according to Company policy.

  • Support the further development of the purchasing processes for US sites with the help of the Line Manager and the international purchasing team.

  • Train internal users in applying the ERP system and the e-procurement solution.

  • Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.

  • Maintain and update list of prices, get in contact with suppliers, collect quotations and negotiate prices.

  • Manage content of catalogs.

  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.

  • Verify invoices and clarify issues with suppliers.

  • Manage vendor relations according to the Purchasing strategy.

  • Coordinate vendor solicitation and selection.

  • Onboard new vendors maintain appropriate documentation and communicate changes to staff as appropriate.

  • Perform and collect due diligence information required for evaluating and approving new suppliers.

  • Prepare supplier s reports and assessments.

  • Develop and write Purchasing documents.

  • Provide support to the Procurement Manager and colleagues as needed.

  • Work with the Purchasing Manager to optimize related areas of spend for procurement activities.


  • BA/BS degree with 2-3 relevant experience in a purchasing department.

  • Able to work autonomously, but also as an active team member.

  • Ability to establish good relationships and work effectively with internal users and suppliers.

  • Flexibility / Adaptability - responds to changing needs of the business.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Proactive, initiate and recognizes what needs to be done, takes action and accomplishes results.

  • Solid time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to negotiate.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in common office software like Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, experience using ERP and e-procurement systems.

  • Experience with e-procurement and electronic supplier catalogue management also preferred.

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