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  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Ellsworth
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 19 July 2019
    Looking to advance your purchasing career at a stable company that is at the top of its industry? A luxury manufacturer in the Ellsworth area is now hiring an experienced Production Purchasing Specialist! Join a talented, respectful team while fulfilling a vital role at a company known for its exceptional craftsmanship.

    What's in it for you?
    Full time, permanent job at a premier local employer
    Competitive salary DOE
    Comprehensive benefits package
    Monday-Friday schedule working 8:30am-5pm

    What will you be doing?
    Negotiating with vendors
    Setting up accounts with suppliers
    Processing purchase orders
    Other related tasks as needed

    What will you bring to the job?
    At least 8 years of purchasing experience
    Bachelor's degree in business, or equivalent work experience
    Strong written and verbal communication skills
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

    Let's try to put an end to your job search by applying today. Contact a team member today by applying online, calling 207-942-6178, or texting "Production Purchasing" to 207-560-0913.
    You can also find all of our open positions by visiting www.ManpowerMaine.com. We look forward to working with you!

    You'll love working with Manpower - but don't take our word for it! Here's what one of our associates had to say about their experience: "Manpower is a great company to work with, and they were extremely helpful with finding a good fit for my skills." - L.B., Bangor
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Duluth
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2019
    PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST, Duluth, MN

    Duties of a Procurement Specialist
    Procurement clerks prepare purchase orders on behalf of their companies. They also might be asked to review prices and product specifications from various suppliers to determine which would provide the best deal. Other duties might include creating and maintaining purchasing files and price lists, as well as determining if their companies have enough inventory on hand.

    Additionally, procurement clerks might track deliveries and make sure their companies receive exactly what was ordered from suppliers. They sometimes physically check shipments to ensure the appropriate items were delivered. Procurement clerks also might answer supplier and customer inquiries about order changes or cancellations and check requisition orders for accuracy.

    Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Contact our recruiters at 218-727-8891.
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  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Red Deer
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 28 June 2019
    Service Center Buyer

    Manpower is currently seeking a Service Center Buyer for a full-time contract position with a Major Petrochemical Company in Joffre, AB.

    Responsibilities:
    * Contacting vendors to obtain &/or verify price, part number, source of supply
    * Make delivery arrangements with carriers and vendors.
    * Creating purchase orders against date driven requirement and ensuring all pertinent information is obtained and verified with the vendor and end user
    * Releasing purchase orders against vendor agreements
    * Seeking/recording/updating material source of supply and information within the system to streamline future purchases
    * Assisting with material information updates and changes
    * Confirming and expediting purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery
    * Resolving discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices
    * Following up on non-conformance of materials and deliveries with end user and/or vendor and identifying trends or patterns
    * Qualifying Contractors for onsite labor prior to Purchase Order creation (ISN working knowledge an asset)
    * Maintaining Vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment
    * Participating in the implementation of improvement plans

    Experience:
    * University graduate with 2 years related experience or Business Diploma with 3 - 5 years' experience, or more than 5 years of directly related experience.
    * Ability to communicate clearly to customers at all levels in the company.
    * Demonstrated customer service skills
    * High level of proficiency in the use of a computer including the Microsoft office suite and SAP ; SAP material management or plant maintenance areas considered an asset.
    * Ability to work unsupervised, meet deadlines and identify continuous improvement opportunities
    * Ability to work under pressure of changing priorities

    Please email your resume directly to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or call 403.298.4396.

    Alternatively, you can view our current open positions on manpowerab.com

    Even if this one might not be the one for you, please do not hesitate to send your email to Calgary.ab@manpower.com and let one of our Talents Management Consultants connect with you about our other opportunities.

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