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  • Location: Boise
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 24 February 2017
    Are you forward thinking and innovative? Well we are hiring!

    What is Manpower hiring for you may ask?! We are hiring for a back office procurement specialist!

    What does a back office procurement specialist do exactly?

    -You will be responsible for fulfilling internal customer orders in an accurate and timely manner. You may also be responsible for maintaining purchasing data for department systems and providing purchasing program support. The company we are hiring for loves to continuously improve performance, so you will be require to identify opportunity for improvement with efficiency, effectiveness of purchasing systems, programs, and processes.

    Other Responsibilities:

    Create Purchase Orders (PO's)
    Process Purchase Requisitions through inventory planning
    Support and process P-Card purchasing requests
    Engage with suppliers to confirm pricing, delivery and terms on purchases
    Maintain purchase orders through Transactional Support and Stakeholder Collaboration
    Provide Administrative functional, and project support to optimize procurement services
    Have knowledge of contract negotiation


    High School Diploma
    SAP Experience A Plus!!!
    1 year experience in purchasing
    Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Location: Hanover - York County
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 24 February 2017
    Manpower is currently assisting a local manufacturing company in Hanover, PA, in their search for a Procurement Assistant.

    If you have previous procurement, purchasing or shipping experience and are able to demonstrate a professional and friendly demeanor, you are encouraged to apply!

    This position is on day shift, 8am-5pm. Pay ranging from $13.00-$14.00 an hour depending on experience. This is a contract to hire opportunity with an outstanding company!

    - High School or equivalent diploma
    - Previous experience working with a procurement/purchasing department
    - Should possess excellent people skills, highly self-motivated and leadership abilities.
    - Ability to coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints.
    - Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with a wide range of people.
    - Strong computer skills.

    Standard pre-employment screenings will be free for all Manpower candidates!

    Interested applicants can apply for this position online at www.manpower.com, email resumes to lynneah.smith@manpower.com or call Manpower at 717-630-8423. Manpower is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Location: Gaithersburg
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Wednesday, 22 February 2017
    Purchasing Agent - with DFAR experience needed for our Gaithersburg, Maryland client. This is a long-term opportunity with a large international government contractor.

    In this Purchasing Agent position, you'll have the opportunity to:

    *Review requisitions and negotiates within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
    *Obtain material from supplier at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.
    *Confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
    *Prepare orders and follows up on orders to expedited delivery and shipment.
    *Obtain certifications of delivery and conducts check against order.
    *Determine method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
    *Develop and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operation.
    *Prepare purchase orders using MP2 5.0.
    *Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance.
    *Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel
    *Past experience with a government contractor -DFAR or FAR required
    *This position requires strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively communicate to both internal and external customers.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    *Bachelors degree with some commercial experience
    *Demonstrated laboratory materials management experience a plus
    *Customer Service experience a plus
    *Experience with inventory management systems a plus
    *Must have experience with Excel (additional Access experience a plus)
  • Location: Schenectady
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Monday, 20 February 2017
    Full Time Temp to Perm Purchasing Agent Day Shift Schenectady, NY area

    Have experience purchasing in a food manufacturing environment? Looking for steady day shift work with weekly pay? Manpower has an immediate opening for a purchasing agent on 1st shift.

    What's in it for you?
    * Full time hours
    * Day shift M-F
    * Wages starting at $14.50 per hour
    * Long term temp could turn into a permanent opportunity for the right individual

    What is the job?
    * Initiating indirect requisitions to initiate a purchase order
    * Creating purchase orders for indirect goods and services
    * Coordinating with internal customers to ensure purchase orders are received by receiving department in a timely manner
    * Coordinating with accounts payable to ensure appropriate vendor invoices are being processed quickly and effectively
    * Confirming and expediting direct purchase orders when needed
    * Additional responsibilities as assigned

    What do you bring to the job?
    * Proficiency with windows-based office automation software such as MS Office, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel, and ideally purchasing business system software such as SAP
    * Familiar with the purchasing process in a business-to-business context in a cGMP food manufacturing environment preferred
    * Proven analytical and problem solving skills
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Strong attention to detail
    * High school degree required, a Bachelor's degree preferred
    * Professional appearance and attitude
    * Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
    * Prior purchasing, administrative, sales or food manufacturing experience helpful

    Stop your job search and apply today! Do you need more information? Contact our recruiters via email albany.ny@manpower.com or stop by our office located at 1450 Western Ave, Albany NY 12203 or call us at 518-459-2800.

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  • Location: San Diego
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Friday, 17 February 2017
    • Coordinate specified accounts, including, but not limited to, processing the order initiation for electronics and/or tradeshow shipments, processing all necessary paperwork for each order (worksheets, quotes, dispatch tickets, bills of lading, etc.), perform credit checks and trip transits when applicable, register each order. • Act as a liaison between account, shippers and van lines. • Track all orders and accomplish task flow. • Prepare all necessary logistic reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. • Provide manager with the necessary information to produce the monthly reports and assist in accomplishing this every month and faxing to the required people. • Notify manager of inconsistencies in workload, non-compliance to process, additional training needs, and inconsistencies in quality. • Maintain the understanding and assist in the implementation and utilization of all relative computer programs; i.e. L-Center • Help promote and maintain a positive working environment within Customer Service.
  • Location: Hackensack
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Monday, 13 February 2017
    This position is part of a Contract Administration Team, responsible for optimizing the Procure-To-Pay activities within North America. The role emphasizes utilizing SAP while cultivating internal and external relationships. The Procurement Operations Coordinator reports to the Procurement Operations Manager.

    * Contractual/Purchasing Agreement entry into the Global ERP (SAP) system
    * Driving Unilever's e-invoicing initiatives
    * Serving as a SAP contract consultant/analyst to the Unilever buying community
    * Ensuring that all contracts within SAP are Sarbanes-Oxley compliant
    * Developing meaningful relationships with the Procurement Community, Suppliers, Finance, Unilever plants and the Accounts Payable Processing Center to ensure that invoices are processed and paid on-time; thus, allowing continuous material flow into the plants
    * Working on Key Projects as assigned by the Procurement Operations Management Team

    * 4 Year Bachelor Degree
    * High level of software proficiency that includes strong MS Excel skills
    * Detail oriented
    * Finance or Supply Chain experience or exposure is desired
    * Inquisitive
    * Self-Starter
    * Strong oral and written communication skills
    * Ability to work in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking is key
    * Team player

    Key Relationships:
    Must be able to work as part of a team that depends upon each other for learning, training, and improvement of day to day activities.

    Key Competencies:
    The ability to translate incoming information into our SAP ERP system - problem solving, and using good judgment. Strong interpersonal skills are essential.