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Procurement Specialist

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American Outdoor Brands Springfield , MA 01105

Posted 2 months ago

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Procurement Category Manager, the Procurement Specialist must be able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment to ensure that assigned suppliers exceed S&W standards for quality, delivery and price. The Procurement Specialist will maintain purchase orders and delivery schedule on the company ERP system. The job requires daily interaction with suppliers assigned to specific commodity groups to resolve any issue affecting S&W supply chain efficiency and reliability.


  • Create, issue and maintain purchase orders and ensure receipt

  • Negotiate and Follow up on delivery schedule

  • Resolve invoice discrepancies and paperwork errors

  • Report delivery status, issues and propose solutions

  • Work closely with the Planning group to ensure timely availability of existing and new products and components.

  • Actively interact with:

  • Internal: Procurement, Manufacturing Management, Planners, Engineers, Quality Manager, Receiving Personnel and Management, Accounting Personnel

  • External: Suppliers Personnel and Management


Experience, Competencies and Education

  • Up to 2 years of college coursework is preferred or equivalent professional level work experience

  • Solid computer skills using Microsoft suite of products as well as company database.

  • Demonstrated ability to:

  • Understand business implications of supplier actions

  • Interact with others to manage projects

  • Hands on, not afraid to walk through the plant to resolve issues

  • Takes ownership of job function

  • Accountability

  • Organize work

  • Follow up on outstanding tasks and projects

  • Ambitious, desire to learn and grow

  • Ethical, Honest, Accurate, precise, Attention to detail and is comfortable with some degree of routine

Level-specific Competence (for internal use only):

  • SAP System
  • PO Management


May be required to perform light lifting (under 30 Lbs). Due to nature of work may be required to an extended time in sitting position, prolong use of computer and possible eye strain


  • Safety glasses with side shields and hearing protection required when on factory floor

  • The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department or in another department, this includes safety eyewear, hearing protection, and safety footwear

  • All employees are required to apply ergonomic correctness to all job tasks


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Procurement Specialist

Expired Job

American Outdoor Brands