Purchasing Specialist

Fremont, California | Contract To Perm | $32.00 - $37.00

April 19, 2024   |   Job ID: 2182169

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Purchasing Specialist (CONTRACT)

For over 50 years, Nelson Connects has empowered employers and job seekers to achieve their unique versions of success. Our commitment to excellence, integrity, compassion, and innovation has made us a trusted partner in connecting jobs, people, and communities. The remarkably talented and dedicated people of Nelson Connects are building on the rich history of this company to define the future of our industry, and we can’t wait to work with you.

We are Nelson Connects, and our purpose is your success.

You are a Purchasing Specialist who is experienced with sourcing new suppliers, ensuring purchased products meet technical specifications, evaluating supplier performance, and enforcing company policies and procurement procedures. The Purchasing Specialist will oversee timely deliveries and address any supplier-related issues or discrepancies.

This position pays:

Location: Fremont, CA (on-site) 

What you will be doing:

  • Collaborate with the Purchasing Manager and internal teams to enhance purchasing processes.
  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies and Uniform Guidance standards.
  • Maintain strong supplier relations and coordinate with internal project teams.
  • Prepare solicitation documents such as RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs.
  • Process ad-hoc purchasing requests for computer peripherals.
  • Perform data entry into the Asset Management system and Telecom portal.
  • Assist in report preparation and maintain accurate IT inventory and procurement records.
  • Conduct audits of online store purchases and automate purchasing processes using technology.
  • Allocate cost centers of IT hardware and company-issued cellphones to invoices.
  • Manage asset tagging efforts with the IT department.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and fulfill other assignments as required.

What you bring:

  • Associates Degree
  • Non-Profit experience preferred 
  • 3-5 years of procurement experience
  • Experience working with telecom/internet service providers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing systems
  • Familiarity with Federal purchasing regulations (Uniform Guidance)

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If You’re Looking For A New Opportunity, The Recruiting And Staffing Experts At Nelson Connects Can Help. We Work With Companies Of All Types And Sizes Across All Industries. We Help People Like You Find Exciting Roles With Employers Ranging From Fortune 100, Government, And Nonprofit Organizations To Local Businesses, Industry Leaders, And The Most Agile Start-Ups. The Candidates We Work With Appreciate Our Responsive Approach, Genuine Relationships, And Exceptional Service. With A Commitment To Transparency, Authenticity, And Credibility, We Look Forward To Our Jobs Every Day, And We’re Excited To Help You Find The Job You’ve Been Looking For.

Pay Transparency: Nelson Connects Provides Pay Transparency By Placing Salary Ranges In All Job Postings In Accordance With State And Local Regulations. We Are Committed To Communicating Pay Clearly Throughout The Employment Process.

California Fair Chance Act And Beyond: Qualified Applicants With Criminal Histories Will Be Considered For Employment In Accordance With Applicable Regulations. We Will Consider Qualified Applicants For Employment, Including Those With Criminal Histories, In A Manner Consistent With The Requirements Of Applicable State And Local Laws, Including The City Of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, And CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly Benefits Offered Include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD&D, STD, Commuter FSA, + State Mandated Benefits.

EEO Statement: Nelson Connects is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other classification protected by law.

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