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Strategic Procurement Specialist

Company name

DAK Americas LLC

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Columbia, SC

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2018

Posted on

Dec 29,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Strategic Procurement Specialist The candidate will lead the development and administration of contracts across the MRO, Services and Capital procurement group. Procurement of specific MRO and Services and Capital categories. Analyze categories’ markets, the number of suppliers, competitiveness, financial performance, business activities, negotiation history, cost drivers, to support effective decision making, negotiation planning, and to reduce supply chain risk. Develop and execute procurement strategies for assigned categories. Lead negotiations for assigned categories. Development of requests for quotations and requests for proposals. Effectively manage assigned contracts to ensure optimal automation of the categories. Analyzing monthly spend data to identify materials and services that should be added to contracts. Review and process requisitions for multiple facilities; coordinate the requirements, quantities, and delivery with suppliers. Work with site personnel to identify, plan, and execute continuous improvement opportunities to optimize cost. Create strategic alliances with vendors. Develop and maintain long-term supply partnerships to find ways for optimizing cost.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have degree in business, supply chain or related field. Should have Paralegal certification or three years of related experience. Experience in contract negotiations in both legal and business terms is required. Professional certification in Procurement or Supply Chain Management is preferred. 5+ years of broad-based experience across multiple indirect commodity groups is needed. Proficiency with SAP, Excel, and PowerPoint is must.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
DAK Americas LLC
5925 Carnegie Blvd.
Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28209