Procurement Manager (Direct Hire) – Filled

AVANT is recruiting for Direct Hire candidates for the Raleigh, NC location of an international telecom equipment company.

The procurement manager will be tasked with the following:

  • Build relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Identify suppliers on quote by quote basis – negotiate prices and review contracts
  • Devise promotional plans and suggested pricing structures
  • Evaluate vendor performance and contract viability and effectiveness
  • Plan and place orders; monitor shipments for on-time delivery
  • Effectively manage, control, and liquidate inventory; as necessary
  • Analyze current market trends and monitor market environment; gather market intelligence
  • Continue to develop product, OEM and vendor knowledge
  • Provide product-related support to the various departments internally
  • Maintain a high degree of communication, cooperation and coordination in accordance with departmental goals

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent experience
  • Ideally 5+ years experience in procurement of secondary telecom or data equipment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and possess excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player
  • Great attention to detail and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

The compensation package for this position will include a base salary and bonus program dependent on the candidate experience level.

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