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Procurement Specialist

Phoenix, Arizona Contract Job ID: 1910099549
Estimated Duration: 9 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Procurement Specialist in Phoenix, AZ.

  • Implement Supplier Improvement / Supplier Recovery standard work, used to develop suppliers to perform at World Class levels by improving process capabilities. 
  • Deploy Supplier Recovery Team and Supplier Development tools which may include any combination of assessments, training, quality improvements, delivery improvements, capacity improvement, lead-time reductions, Lean, Six Sigma, and / or cost savings. 
  • Interface with all levels of the organization, suppliers, and customers regarding supplier performance and improvement actions and processes. 
  • Deploy within the aerospace supply chain to internal functions or external suppliers for assessment of chronic poor business performance. 
  • Work collaboratively across complex organizational structures to develop and implement systemic solutions as countermeasures to resolve chronic business performance issues. 
  • Create and manage implementation of strategic projects including project plans, overall tracking capability, reporting of progress within team and up through leadership. 
  • Lead and / or participate in cross functional project teams driving improvements in On Time to Request (OTTR), Past Due, Volatility and Linearity at site and Aerospace levels. 
  • Deploy standard work, training materials, and Aerospace policies / procedures where applicable as defined by process excellence team. 
  • Complete root cause analysis and recommend / implement corrective actions where projected results are below plan. 
  • Develop solutions for driving closure of root cause actions identified gap analysis, supplier assessment tools identified through Rapid Problem Solving (RPS) events conducted at suppliers. 
  • Perform analysis on supplier performance using OneSource, SAP, HASP, Control Tower, and other databases. 
  • Up to 100% daily travel. 
Must Have: 
  • Minimum of Associates Degree. 
  • The candidate must have applicable and detailed work experience in least 1 of the 4 following areas: Manufacturing/Assembly Operations, Quality, Engineering (Design or Manufacturing), Planning (Forecasting, Demand Mgt., Capacity). 
  • Program Management and Materials / Procurement. 
  • The candidate must have the ability to self-manage with a track record of coming through on commitments. 
We Value: 
  • 2 years of previous experience in supply chain, materials management, sourcing, procurement SIOP or related areas. 
  • Supplier development project management experience a plus. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to meet aggressive deadlines while achieving excellent business results. 
  • Shows very strong written and oral communication skills to all stakeholders. 
  • Ability to read and understand technical commodity and manufacturing requirements. 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen due to contractual requirements. 
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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