Purchasing Specialist

Clarkston, Michigan
Direct Hire
  • Location: Clarkston, Michigan
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #642

We are currently seeking an experienced Purchasing Specialist to join our team. The Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for managing the company's purchasing activities to ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of goods and services required for project completion.


• Develop and implement purchasing policies, procedures, and strategies to optimize the procurement process.

• Evaluate supplier bids and proposals to determine the best value.

• Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers to ensure competitive pricing and favorable terms and conditions.

• Work closely with project managers and other stakeholders to understand their purchasing requirements and coordinate the procurement of materials and services.

• Develop and maintain positive relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of high-quality goods and services.

• Track and analyze purchasing data to identify cost savings opportunities and optimize supplier performance.

• Manage inventory levels to ensure the availability of materials and supplies required for ongoing projects.

• Monitor and evaluate supplier performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.

• Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, as well as all applicable laws and regulations.


• Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or a related field a plus.

• 3+ years of experience in purchasing or procurement, preferably in the construction or electrical industry.

• Strong negotiation skills and the ability to develop effective working relationships with suppliers.

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify cost-saving opportunities and optimize supplier performance.

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with experience using purchasing software and tools.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid time off. If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for procurement, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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