PeninsulaWorks @ Job Train - Menlo Park (5924)
To: Employment Counselor
Date: 02/26/2021
is now hiring! 94070

San Carlos, CA, 94070


Purchase Specialist
Benefits: Candidates on temporary assignment may qualify for our competitive benefits package which includes group health, life and disability insurance and voluntary benefits such as retirement savings and holiday pay. Salary range: $41.80 to $48.40 hourly
Employment status: Temporary


Our client is looking for a Purchasing Specialist to join their team. You will be responsible for working with SAP applied systems and with direct association to Procurement as the primary support function for all purchases for the assigned business units. This would be a short-term contract assignment.

For immediate consideration, please email an updated resume to

Responsibilities, include, but not limited to:

• Perform all SAP transactions in support of all purchasing of materials, services and supplies for the technology assigned to include the following;
o Sourcing of new and qualified vendors
o Ensure all Purchase Requests (PR) contain correct and complete information
o Create PO for purchases below the current procurement threshold
o Forward PRs & POs to Managers for final release
o Perform goods receipt and/or service entry sheet transactions in SAP
• Work in close coordination with the Procurement Department for purchases above the department’s delegated threshold and recording the proper documentation for each transaction according to Procurement policy.
o Sourcing of new and qualified vendors
o Coordination of the development of proposal materials, including scope of work, and form of quotation.
• Manage audit requirements related to purchasing for the assigned departments as delegated



• Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum of 2-5 years of related experience
• Ability to work as a part of a team and involve others in decisions when appropriate
• Excellent written and verbal communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
• Strong computer skills with experience on the MS suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Strong with SAP a plus
• Ability in scheduling and planning in a changing environment
• Ability to work independently
• Initiative and drive for high achievement and continuous improvement
• Able to interpret legal documents and agreements

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