Preference Personnel

Procurement Specialist

Posted July 04, 2022Consultant: Robert DuVan
  • Professional Position
  • Located in Fargo/Moorhead
  • Direct Position

Preference Employment Solutions is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist to support a team of talented engineers and business professionals at a growing local business. This is a wonderful opportunity to grow in your career and develop expertise as you work collaboratively to solve complex and interesting problems while also developing new skills through a variety of projects. Apple today!

Location: Fargo, ND
Type: Direct Hire, Full Time
Compensation: $40k-$70k, DOE
Schedule: 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday

Position Overview:

  • Identify suppliers for parts and manufacturing product.
  • Negotiate terms such as price, quality of goods, deadlines, and expectations with suppliers.
  • Liaise with suppliers and project managers regarding updates and details of products.
  • Analyze invoices to ensure accuracy of products/materials delivered.
  • Monitor inventory to ensure the flow of product remains positive.
  • Effectively communicate with suppliers, customers, and team members.
  • Verify order timeliness with suppliers.
  • Use historical data to predict part buying requirements.
  • Work with Sales & Warehouse teams to resolve part shortages.

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in procurement or purchasing of products and materials
  • Mechanical and/or Farm industry experience/background a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of the manufacturing industry as well as adequate knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Strong Excel, QuickBooks, ERP, and related experience
  • Good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong and effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Equally adept at working independently/self-directed and as a member of a team
  • Keen attention to detail

How to Apply:

Please contact Robert DuVan by emailing your resume to

What Preference Employment Solutions Offers You:
We are a local employment company successfully assisting job seekers for over 30 years! Join our network to access a variety of benefits:
  • Preference Employment Solutions is FREE & CONFIDENTIAL for Job Seekers
  • Your information is never shared without your permission
  • Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire, Temporary and Project Based opportunities to fit your needs
  • Professional, Administrative, Industrial and Healthcare placement specializations
  • Access to the area’s top employers and hiring managers
  • ACA Compliant with health insurance options for qualifying employees
  • Preference Employment Solutions is an equal opportunity employer
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