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Procurement Specialist

Last Updated Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Buford, GA, US, 30518

Company:  Doosan Industrial Vehicle Am

At Doosan Bobcat, our success is powered by our people. Through our winning culture and one global team working together, we deliver the best products and service to our customers – and make the world a better place. Join our team today and start building your career with a worldwide leader.

Location : Buford

Job Information

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for initiating new replacement part product purchases, for coordinating efficient initial stock procurement practices and for ensuring proper product life-cycle availability.  A series of procurement activities are performed including purchase order recommendations, enforcement of procurement guidelines, local sourcing availability analysis and demand forecasting. Knowledge of SPP module within SAP is required.

Role & Responsibility

  • Process purchase orders for the initial stock purchase for new release machines
  • Assist with part interchanges based on engineering releases as required
  • Update parts pricing as required
  • Analyze parts planning, forecasting and purchase activities within SPP module
  • Support and extend excellent communication with all related stakeholders
  • Create and process purchase orders
  • Obtain and distribute accurate ETA information to all stakeholders
  • Assist forwarding agents/brokers to minimize customs delays and ensure timely delivery of goods purchased abroad
  • Confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Expedite all open orders with suppliers and enforce lead-time guidelines
  • Resolve receiving problems
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirement

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in related field 
  • Experience Required: At least two years of purchasing experience required
  • Experience in ERP systems SAP Preferred 
  • Must have experience with forecasting and planning
  • Experience Required:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

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 fostering an inclusive and 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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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