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Procurement Manager, Procurement Analyst

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Princeton, United States

  • Must be local to Central New Jersey or Greater Philly area
  • Ability to travel as needed

About Our Client

Packaging / Consumer Goods / Manufacturing / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Manage daily partner and supplier relationships. Ensure open lines of communication.
  • Proficient at project management and document control.
  • Partner with Program Management and Finance to ensure seamless operations and control of reporting and performance management
  • Prepare and issue purchase orders.
  • Resolve invoice issues related to pricing or product quality discrepancies.
  • Prepare customer facing invoice for project specific work; includes creation of invoice, collection of deposit, and adjustments to invoice as needed when production is completed.
  • Evaluate and measure vendor performance to ensure performance meets expectations.
  • Maintain positive relationship with vendors and when required visit vendor sites as appropriate.
  • Assist sourcing team with spend assessments, supplier selection, price negotiation, and bid evaluation processes.
  • Take corrective action for non-conforming goods.
  • Work closely with Operations team to manage supplier related disruptions to timely receipt of goods.
  • Maintain operational focus when needed, with emphasis on customer service and day-to-day resolution of process and requisition-to-pay issues.
  • Help identify cost saving projects.

The Successful Applicant

Skills & Requirements

  • 3-7 years of experience in a Strategic Sourcing or Procurement role
  • Industry experience in Manufacturing. Packaging, or Pharmaceuticals
  • Ability to collaborate across functions
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Financial acumen
  • Aptitude for data management and reporting
  • Ability to travel to sites across New Jersey & Pennsylvania
  • Ability to work remotely when no traveling
  • Must be immediately available (not working)

What's on Offer

  • Competitive hourly salary (to start)
  • Bonus eliglbe when permanent
  • Travel refurbishment
  • Contract to hire opportunity
  • New Jersey / Pennsylvania opportunity

More Info / Apply

(external link to recruiter web page)

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