Procurement specialists specialize in finding goods and services for businesses at the best price to ensure the businesses' continued functionality. This can include office supplies, inventory, and large scale purchases like real estate. These specialists are counted on to meet budgetary constraints and increase profitability.
Procurement Specialist Tasks
Write and analyze requisitions, invoices, supply requests and supply orders.
Track and monitor inventory and needs to determine when to order or purchase new items.
Negotiate with different suppliers for price, quality, timeliness and other factors.
Expedite and liaise with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods.