Element Materials Technology

Procurement Administrator

Job Locations US-CA-Huntington Beach
ID
2023-10785

Overview

Element has an opportunity for a Procurement Administrator to join our growing team. The primary function of the Procurement Administrator is to ensure efficient purchasing of items required in the Lab. This role will oversee inventory of consumables, outside contracting of test items, and PO creation using AX system.

 

This role requires a person to efficiently multi-task, possess excellent customer service skills and have strong leadership qualities.

 

At Element our shared purpose of ‘Making tomorrow safer than today’ is what brings us together. We are energized by our ambition to make the world a better place and create a safer future for people. This is what sets us (and you, if you join us…) apart from the crowd.

 

Salary: $24-$27/hr

 

Responsibilities

  • Create and Manage the POs thru the lab to ensure smooth most cost-efficient methods
  • Monitor, Order, and Restock parts vending machine with consumables and safety items
  • Manage contracts with company vendors to ensure best prices
  • Work with Department Managers and to ensure the least number of POs are created to fulfill needs
  • Work between vendors and accounting verifying POs match with invoices
  • Track and record orders

Skills / Qualifications

Is this job for me?

 

This is a fast-paced environment, and we need someone who is proactive, self-motivated and a team player. The person for this role will be a specialist in their field, respected by all who they work with, keen to learn and enthusiastic in the face of challenge. You will need :

  • 2-5 years' experience in procurement or purchasing
  • Position is primarily based in a machine shop environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs.
  • Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect 

NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

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Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

 

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

 

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

 

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

 

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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