SantaClaraRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Santa Clara jobs

Procurement Specialist

Company: Direct Line
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARY Direct Line ("DL") is a high growth global technology services company with primary focus in providing design, integration, installation, maintenance and managed services to well-known data center operators and technology companies. Direct Line deploys decades of experience and knowledge through key partnerships with hyperscale technology companies and multi-tenant data center operators that give its clients a competitive marketplace advantage. Direct Line is committed to continually improving our industry through certified training of cutting-edge technicians that deliver superior results with a passion for detail. Direct Line is headquartered in Fremont, California with additional locations in Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, New Mexico, the Pacific Northwest, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Taking requests and keeping tickets up to date
  • Finding appropriate sources (new and proven vendors) and building relationships with providers
  • Converting requests and Bills of Material to Purchase Requisitions
  • Coordinating the Purchase Order approval process
  • Working with Supply Chain to obtain signatures and legal reviews
  • Tracking estimated shipment dates weekly or more frequently as required
  • Proactively notifying management of any change to order quantities and shipment dates
  • Ensuring orders are expedited when necessary
  • Tracking shipments and notifying receiving and logistics personnel of inbound product
  • Verifying materials expected have been received and authorizing invoice payment
  • Coordinating fixed asset transfers
  • Reporting contractor and other service provider delivery against Purchase Order parameters
  • Reporting delivery quantities against demand and order quantities
  • Reporting procurement status for every order
  • Producing ad-hoc reports and answering questions quickly and with high accuracyQUALIFICATIONS
    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience preferred
    • 5+ years in procurement with proven track record of supporting technology organizations in acquisition of goods (government experience preferred, fast paced bring up team support preferred)
    • Clear, concise, and professional communications
    • Process and detail oriented with an appreciation of the importance of the role to the success of the organization – strong tactical planning skills
    • Experience with industry tools for managing the procurement of materials and the tracking of tickets from inception to closure. Preferred systems:
      • SAP
      • Jira
      • Coupa
      • Shipper tracking websites
      • Slack
      • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills (google sheet experience is a strong plus)
        • Spreadsheet creation with professional presentation and formatting (reports are often seen at the C-level)
        • VLOOKUP and other advanced functions
        • Emphasis on the validity and priority of the data being presented – avoidance of extraneous information that clouds the message of the report

Keywords: Direct Line, Santa Clara , Procurement Specialist, Professions , Santa Clara, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Santa Clara RSS job feeds