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Procurement & Inventory Specialist - DeKalb, IL

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DeKalb, IL 60115
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Procurement & Inventory Specialist – DeKalb, IL
DEKALB, IL, United States
Job Identification 1252
Locations DEKALB, IL, United States
Degree Level Diploma – Post High School / Secondary
Job Schedule Full time
Job Shift Day

Job Description
If you are a Procurement professional looking for an exciting role working with industry leaders, look no further! Black Box is hiring a Procurement & Inventory Specialist as part of our strategic growth initiative to work with our customer, Meta – the largest social media giant in the world.

In addition to our comprehensive total rewards package (medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with Company match, life/accident insurance, HSA, tuition reimbursement and more), we are offering relocation, temporary living and/or commuter assistance and/or a sign-on bonus for this position

The Procurement & Inventory Specialist position manages inventory for a large scale data center operations facility. The day to day management will be conducted through a computer database maintaining inventory levels required on a daily basis to meet distribution demands. Also, the person in the role purchases materials, equipment, and services to meet the needs of Operations, Sales, and the Project Management Office.

Essential Functions are:

Enter data for quantities of parts issued and transferred between locations, inventory, and cycle count adjustments into computer database
Receive and issue finished goods into computer database
Prepare daily and weekly reports for cycle count and pick-lists count for monthly entry
Receive and process purchase orders consisting of standard and non-standard requests; ensure order accuracy
Track open orders and maintain close interaction with project management and other team members regarding estimated time of arrival. Maintain necessary records to monitor and evaluate materials, parts, products and vendors
Respond to critical material requests to meet operational needs of the business. May analyze current inventory levels to determine product needs
Establish and maintain effective vendor relationships. Interact with vendors and field operations to resolve issues such as order quantity, quality, and on-time delivery
Research and locate vendors to purchase products at best value and price. May provide quotes to field personnel for specific materials and delivery methods requested
Source and price equipment requests. Proactively elicit new products and ideas from existing and potential vendors. Manage all equipment rentals
Research and resolve invoice discrepancies, inventory reconciliation and credits
Ensure compliance with expenditure policy and legal requirements related to purchasing
Review de-installed materials to determine eligibility for reuse. Update the Inventory system to reflect new quantity on hand
Education/Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent
Assoc. or VS in Logistics, Purchase and Supply, Business Administration or related fields is a plus
Proficient in MS Excel
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
Minimum of 3 years of Purchasing/Inventory experience

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