Procurement Specialist

Lewis Tree Service Rochester , NY 14618

Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY: Primary focus is in the purchasing the best quality equipment products and services at best total cost of ownership prices based on business needs. Supports and coordinates multi-component office project purchases. Supports Bid Manager as needed.



  • Processes daily/weekly cycle of release purchase requisition into POs, and expedite as needed

  • Manages and maintain parts and pricing information in JDE

  • Works closely with Accounts Payable to resolve invoice issues and identify root cause and corrective action

  • Monitor and communicate delivery dates and backorder items

  • Closes Purchasing Order timely

  • Supports procurement needs and opportunities at local, regional, and enterprise levels

  • Supports requests for proposals

  • Coordinate phased/complete rollouts at local, regional, or national levels for new vendors

  • Identifies and maintains relationships with MWBE vendors, according to enterprise procurement needs and budgets, to optimize enterprise-wide MWBE spend

  • Performs critical coordinating and logistics role in supporting storm personnel with lodging and supplies

  • Supports bidding process by coordinating and gathering information coming from other departments

  • Supports Bid Manager with Customer requests

  • Request bid performance bonds as needed


  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree or higher in field relating to business or in program of general study including business classes.


  • 5 years of procurement or related experience in a business enterprise with domestic markets.


  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook email and calendar

  • ERP system


  • Excellent listening skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of organization, from ground person to CEO

  • Experience executing procurement best practices

  • Ability to form and foster internal and external professional networks, including a network of procurement professionals for learning and vendors research.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, an employee must regularly stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time, reach and perform repetitive key strokes. While performing the duties of this job, an employee must occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb stairs and lift or move up to 25 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an office environment.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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