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Procurement Specialist

Company: AgReserves, Inc.
Location: Chico
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:


Deseret Farms of California is seeking a customer service-oriented Procurement Specialist to execute procurement projects and activities, including processing requisitions and purchase orders to support the ongoing needs of the assigned operations. The Procurement Specialist will help maintain strategic relationships with value-added suppliers, ensure customer satisfaction, and partner with finance and operations on planning, forecasting, budgeting, requisitions, sourcing, contracts, vendor management, invoicing, payments, and closeout to ensure all departments are aligned.Responsibilities:

  • Issue purchase orders and work with AP and receiving to resolve PO and discrepancies.
    • Process Requisitions.
      • Process p-card purchases.
        • Acquire and track service invoice approvals.
          • Maintain accurate purchasing and vendor records.
            • Provide ongoing operational customer support and partner with finance to ensure best practices.
              • Ensure procurement transactions follow established business rules, policy, standards, and guidance
                • Collect new vendor set-up information and input electrically for approval.
                  • Complete and send tax exemption certificates.
                    • Route vendor credit applications to finance for approval.
                      • Coordinate with customer and vendors on follow-up and expedited orders.
                        • Manage returns and resolve quality issues.
                          • Manage and maintain service and FLC agreements, as well as insurance certificates.
                            • Review and update requester profiles, locations, routings, approvals, and purchasing templates.
                              • Confirm the required item masters and qualified vendors are setup before issuing purchase orders. - Resolve system issues and improve user experience.Qualifications:
                                • H.S. diploma or equivalent. Advanced degree desired.
                                  • 2+ years experience purchasing/buying and supply chain management with an Ag-based business.
                                    • Knowledge of purchasing practices, reporting and financial analysis.
                                      • Solid technical skills with ability to learn new software and systems.
                                        • Strong demonstrated interpersonal, troubleshooting, and communication skills.
                                          • Bilingual Spanish a plus.
                                            • Previous farming/Ag experience helpful.
                                              • Able to work overtime and occasional travel to various office/farm locations.

                                                AgReserves, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Qualified applicants must be legally and lawfully authorized to be employed and work in the United States without current or future visa sponsorship - AgReserves, Inc is not sponsoring visas at this time.

Keywords: AgReserves, Inc., Chico , Procurement Specialist, Other , Chico, California

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