Procurement Specialist in San Jose, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 6/6/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 383907

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Procurement Specialist for one of our Clients. Possible Temp to Direct for the right person. Looking for someone who has experience managing AOS (assurance of supply) and the associated fiscal liabilities for both Direct and Indirect procurement. This role will be responsible for direct management and accountability for all the Suppliers in the Operations Supply Chain who provides Strategic Sourcing, Manufacturing Services, Test Design Services, New Product Introduction, Test Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Control, & Logistics Services. This role will have an opportunity to develop new supply sources for cost savings, alternative sourcing, supply chain flexibility and HW/SW engineering technology requirements.


  • Create PO (purchase orders) to support material resource planning signals against demand triggers both forecasted and un-forecasted and to support internal “indirect” sourcing needs, Service Agreements, Marketing, Office, and Building
  • Prioritize between Direct (Production/R&D/NPI) & Indirect (non-Direct related purchases)
  • Manage CTS (clean to start) report generation and review with Suppliers securing ETA (estimated time of arrival) and dock-dates for component supply that meet production schedules or requirement dates
  • Analyze, maintain, and execute Materials Requirement Plan (MRP) to support production requirements
  • Identify and appropriately address materials supply issues
  • Ensure materials dock per on-time delivery commitments coordinating materials movement through receiving to production
  • Facilitate periodic inventory cycle counts to ensure BIC (best in class) inventory accuracy
  • Negotiate terms and conditions that protect the best interest of Client and its customers
  • Frequently re-quote and negotiate to capitalize on cost reduction opportunities for Client.
  • Develop tools/process to manage items in MRB (material review board) which includes RTV (return to vendor), WIP re-work, and cost recovery.
  • Proactively eliminate materials liabilities for Client by clearly understanding the ownership (supplier / customer). Track and provide supporting data to Manager to clearly define customer liable materials. Execute and maximize Client negotiated terms with suppliers to reduce materials liability.
  • Monitor and continuously improve supplier’s delivery and quality performance. Address and resolve recurring or critical issues by utilizing corrective action tools such as SCARs (supplier corrective action) identifying non-conformance and corrective action(s)
  • Support Accounts Payable in resolving invoice discrepancies
  • Manage daily material planning/inventory/E&O with suppliers through reporting to ensure sufficient material supply, as well as good inventory control/practices to minimize potential E&O cost reducing liabilities/risk
  • Special projects and assignments as required by Management not noted above.


  • 3-5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Environments.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Ability to instill discipline with respect to schedule, quality, and accuracy of records/data.
  • Ability to concisely state an issue at varying levels of detail depending on the audience.
  • Strong understanding of Google sheets and Excel.
  • Familiar with Netsuite.
  • Strong operational, technical, and data analysis skills.


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