Holland Residential

  • Procurement Specialist

    Location US-WA-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/1/2018 4:57 PM)
    Job ID
    Vancouver Corporate Office
    Unit Count
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Procurement Specialist is responsible daily purchasing processes of all materials, supplies, equipment, and services for items that fall under the Resources Management purview and will provide purchasing support to all entities in accordance with Holland Partner Group’s core values.


    • Process daily purchase orders with strong focus on internal customer service and timeliness.
    • Track, receive, review items purchased and coordinate delivery and shipping when necessary.
    • Process daily receiving and equipment pick to the Technology Support team.
    • Maintain records of material movement and asset deployment.
    • Record and organize assets into database based on established procedures.
    • Assist in negotiating with vendors to ensure the best price and service guarantee.
    • Obtain pricing and product information, compare quotes with technical specifications and availability.
    • Assist in developing new supply sources when needed.
    • Partner with approved suppliers to support the procurement process.
    • Support the integration of the Purchasing Department with Information Technology Support and coordinate from procurement to end user delivery.
    • Perform data entry to set up and establish purchase orders and reconcile invoices.
    • Organize, support, and maintain inventory and assist in quarterly inventory audit.
    • Organize update and retain records, price lists and various supporting documents
    • Work closely with technology support team to deliver exceptional customer service.
    • Build and maintain close relationships with vendors and representatives.
    • Represent Holland Partner Group in a professional manner at all times.
    • Conform to company apparel standards and set a positive example for all Associates.
    • Perform all other duties as directed and assist the overall team effort in any way possible.


    EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field, strongly preferred.


    Experience:  One year experience in purchasing, logistics and/or supply chain required. Information technology experience preferred.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Skilled in in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).
    • Demonstrated proficiency in virtual and/or hard copy records management.
    • Knowledge of automated procurement systems.
    • Experience handling web-based management systems.
    • Demonstrated high level of skill in both verbal and written communication.
    • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees while inspiring respect and credibility.
    • Ability to accurately perform multiple tasks in a complex and fast-paced operating environment.
    • Exemplary organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Must be proactive, flexible, responsible and resourceful.
    • Ability to meet timelines, milestones, and deliverables in an efficient manner.
    • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
    • Demonstrate and display honesty, integrity and personal accountability.
    • Basic office organizational skills such as filing, mailing and shipping via FedEx.

    Attendance: This full-time position requires the ability to work between the hours of 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday.   Additional hours or overtime may be required.


    This position also requires:

    • Ability to lift or move up to 20 pounds
    • Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.
    • Fluency in English both verbally and non-verbally. 


    The Procurement Specialist represents and promotes Holland's Core Values of Great People, Great Business, Deliver Exceptional Customer Service and Have Fun!  This is an excellent opportunity to apply your talent, vision, drive, and experience to the Holland Team.


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