Purchasing Specialist I

Location:            Nashville, TN 37219
Duration:            3 Months With Possible Extension

Job Title:            Purchasing Specialist I

Shift       :            8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Job Description:
A Market Procurement support person will support the Market Procurement team in achieving their annual targets through mentored projects involving new supplier introduction, contract management, productivity improvements. Candidate will be a key partner in significant cost reduction activities and process and system improvement projects. Contributes to develop and provide support in all aspects of the Market Procurement function: 

• Achieving maximum bottom line impact and performance by actively using the sourcing network, making global commodity strategies locally relevant where needed and ensure successful execution of these strategies. 
• Ensure effective relationship/stakeholder management towards sectors/business/markets. Actively support with supply market & process knowledge and expertise in the area of Marketing, Media and Events, Personnel, Business and Mobility services. 
• Manage and execute all strategic procurement activities for the assigned supply base. 
• Supporting regular performance reviews with different leadership teams to reflect changing business needs and requirements. 
• Leading the negotiations and the process with suppliers where local solutions are required ensuring lowest total cost of ownership to contribute to the profitability objectives for projects in the market. 
• Providing regular reports to the demand side that brings visibility on value add and compliance 
• Optimize the supply base on the basis of total cost of ownership and develop sustainable supplier relationships 
• Content quality assurance within procurement tools and systems 
• Data mining

Thanks & Regards,
Devesh Kumar Upadhyay
APN Software Services, Inc
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-943-4296  Fax 510-623-5055  devesh@apninc.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/devesh-kumar-upadhyay/37/741/137/
Phone: 510.623.5050 Extn. 126

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