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Schaumburg, IL 60173
The Procurement Specialist ? Supplier service rep will be responsible for providing order management of domestic and Import orders for local and overseas suppliers/distributors. This person will generate and send weekly open order reports assigned to distributors, respond to distributor inquiries by phone and other media, obtain lead times, order status and delivery information from suppliers/distributors, expedite orders as appropriate, and enter replacement orders due to short shipments, quality, freight damage or incorrect material supplied. The successful candidate will exercise judgment and use of strong analytical skills to problem solve issues on behalf of the team.
+ Provide support to Sales, Product Development and Customers including custom quotations, large quantity quotes (BQ?s) and special requests (SIQ?s) to increase customer satisfaction and sales overall.
+ Work with Sales/Product Development to develop prototype components per customer requirements.
+ Improve productivity based on internal processes
+ Reduce the cost and delivery of goods procured.
+ Monitor the quality, delivery and level of customer service of each supplier.
+ Resolve any problems with suppliers.
+ Improve efficiency of supplier management, supplier qualification , and supplier ordering process through the use of the supplier portal.
+ Improve the performance of suppliers.
+ Manage / train all local suppliers using supplier portal.
+ Maintain / update supplier documents/contracts per ISO standards.
+ Assist with daily monthly supplier AP variance checks.
+ Acclimated to procurement from domestic and overseas distributors
+ 5-10% some traveling maybe required
+ Plus all other duties as assigned by the manager
+ Bachelor’s degree related field or equivalent.
+ Two (2) years purchasing experience desired.
+ High proficiency in MS Office Suite, Excel/Access/SQL is a plus
+ Excellent problem solving, detail oriented, training/material retention, interpersonal and conflict management skills is required.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills is required
MISUMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.