Procurement Specialist

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Procurement Specialist

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
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• Responsible for the ordering and shipment of all materials, including timely receipt of materials at the designated recipient location.(SS & Bus)
• Assists with the overall planning, implementation, and optimization of all activities and support required for the buying and delivery of products and services, from material/service acquisition through delivery.
• Primary areas include procurement and transportation, supplier management, logistics operations, and process support.
• Good knowledge of the job. Substantial acquaintance with and understanding of general aspects of the job with a limited understanding of the technical phases of the job. Implements standard procedures and proposes modifications to improve work flow.
• Recognizes when process is deviating from acceptable standards and can implement routine solutions to ensure return to standards.
• Obtains supervisory input to resolve new types of problems.
• General supervision with initial instruction on procedures.
• Gives periodic status reports in written and verbal formats.
• Detailed instructions given for new lines of work or special assignments.
• Errors can be detected and corrected with relatively minor effect on the organization.
• Contributions influence tasks and small project outcomes.
• Accuracy and reliability of work is important to utility of contributions.
• Contacts are typically with individuals within own organizations.
• Actively negotiates work assignments with peers.
• Occasionally contacts sources outside own organization to obtain or provide information requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Receive plant order requests, engage with engineering to identify correct designs, obtain supplier quotes, create requisition request
• Receive quote requests from plants, obtain supplier quotes, send to plants
• Receive project order requests, obtain supplier quotes, create requisition request
• Manage and track purchase orders
• Engage with engineering, logistics, transportation, procurement and cost control to resolve receiving, shipping and quality issues
• Create purchase order changes
• Monthly accounting reconciliation of inventory

Projects involved with:
• New ordering processes
• New inventory management system

Role within group:
• Logistics team member responsible for plant order requests

Travel Requirements: none

Required Education:
• Associate Degree (technical or non-technical)
• Accounting experience (1 year)

Required Years and Area of Experience:
• Two years’ experience in-lieu of degree

Required Skills:
• Excel
• Accounting

Desired Skills:
• Inventory management experience

Soft Skills:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled

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