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Procurement Specialist

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Columbus
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Position Summary:

As a key member of the Aftermarket team, this position will assist in the strategic management of Toyota's parts programs by continually providing a competitive advantage in the marketplace b This position will utilize current ERP and planning systems to maintain efficient inventory levels and ensure an appropriate customer fill-rate, while identifying and addressing any issues to ensure on-time delivery. Through collaboration with a global supply base, this position will identify opportunities to drive strategic initiatives that can result in improved lead-time, inventory reduction, & cost reductions through improved procurement processes.

--- Support the development and implementation of best practices related to inventory management and material control

--- Lead expediting and lead-time reduction activities to exceed customer expectations and drive the industry's best-in-class Customer fill-rate

--- Analyze usage, sales, market trends, and price trends in order to make recommendations and proactively drive cost reduction and efficiency initiatives

--- Support supplier negotiations and review of supply contracts, agreements, lead-times, delivery methods, quality requirements, cost reduction, etc.

--- Lead quality efforts with all vendors to drive the industry's best-in-class PPM

--- Proactively participate in the vendor review, audit, and evaluation program and Supplier Corrective Action Report process

--- Drives continuous improvement results in current purchasing procedures, always focusing on the elimination of waste and non-value added activities

--- Maintains purchasing documents, files and records for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines

--- Assists the Procurement Manager in all Purchasing activities and special projects

--- Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

--- Complete additional duties as assigned


Automotive, SAP, Administrative Assistant, Microsoft Excel, Forklift, Planner, Pivot table, Spread sheets

Top Skills Details:

Automotive, SAP, Administrative Assistant, Microsoft Excel, Forklift

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


--- Either entry level grad with General Business or Supply Chain degree


--- 1+ year of work experience where utilizing JD Edwards, SAP, CRM, etc. to support purchasing dept.

- High proficiency in Microsoft Excel


The best candidate will have a background in Supply Chain or Accounting in a purchasing capacity.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Bloomington , Procurement Specialist, Professions , Columbus, Indiana

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