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Procurement Project Specialist

Last Updated Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Bismarck, West Fargo, ND, US, 58504

Company:  Bobcat

Job Information

As a Procurement Project Specialist, you will represent the Procurement organization on assigned projects. Project types could include NPD (New Product Development), R & D (Research and Development), VAVE (Value Analysis/Value Engineering), Innovation, and Business Systems. Tasks include management of the procurement of materials during the development phase through product launch. This scope includes all purchased commodities for a successful project launch, potentially including highly engineered and tooled components.

Role & Responsibility

• Support projects as sourcing lead
• Coordinate and implement supply strategies to achieve ongoing cost, quality, and delivery improvements for assigned project
• Collaborate and support procurement team with supplier selection including new supplier on-boarding
• Ensure early and ongoing supplier and procurement involvement in the NPD process
• Manage purchased part quotations and cost estimates
• Prepare budgets for vendor tooling investments, returnables, and other suppliers’ expenses as well as support and audit project and product financial costing
• Build strong value-adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments
• Facilitate meetings with engineering, operations, sourcing, planning, and additional stakeholders on solving problems
• Advise sourcing management of any potential major supplier problems and risks that could adversely affect the supply of components
• Understand and communicate agreements (nondisclosure, supply and warranty) including terms and conditions
• Assist planning in minimizing inventory and obsolescence and supply forecast and schedules as required
• Assist in maintaining data integrity in all related systems
• Support other duties as assigned

Job Requirement

• Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related fields
• Experience Required: 2-5 years in related field
• Project management experience a plus 
• Travel Required: less than 10%

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As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-241-8700. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

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