PALMER GROUP Product Supply Specialist in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

We are recruiting for a Product Supply Specialist to join our Dubuque client for their open buyer position. Working alongside a team, the selected individual will be working on product development and performing quote analysis to provide information to various product lines. Supply management or purchasing experience is required in order to succeed in this role. If you feel you are a match, please apply to this wonderful opportunity! Responsibilities:Implement and develop sourcing strategies for divisionBuild supply base for procuring materials, products, supplies and servicesMaintain supplier performance and establish material replenish processFacilitate quality planning activitiesInvestigate availability of suppliers and materials while addressing supplier performance issuesLead multi-functional teams for make vs. buy decisions, resourcing activities, and developing sourcing strategiesDevelop inventory plans for asset/inventory management and material flow goalsSupport negotiation of supply agreements to create cost models, an implementation strategy, and ensure overall quality goals are metRequirements:Bachelor's required, preferably in Business or Supply Management3+ years' supply management or purchasing experience requiredSAP experience and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office requiredAdvanced organizational abilitiesStrong written and oral communicationFlexible Hours: 7:00AM-5:00PM Monday- FridayPalmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards. Visit our website for a complete list of Palmer Groups benefits or contact your Palmer Group representative to learn more.