PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS SPECIALIST

Overview

Date Posted:
11/23/2021
Job Code:
PS1710
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Administrative and Support



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

Summary:

Under the direction of the Procurement Manager P2P & Compliance and in collaboration with Corporate Procurement, provides day to day system support for Procurement processes in enterprise ERP and Procurement Systems. The Procurement Systems Specialist is responsible for Procurement System implementation, training, new supplier setup and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serves as Corporate Procurement dedicated resource and functional subject matter expert for Procurement System methodology and implementation.
  • Prepares required documents to support training needs
  • Identifies areas of training needed, schedules and conducts required training.
  • Assists in leading technology and P2P process improvement and integration projects as assigned.
  • Acts as a liaison between Corporate Procurement, IT, Business Support, Operations, Internal Audit, Accounts Payable, External Suppliers, and other Internal Customers.
  • Assists Procurement Managers, Directors and VP with information gathering, project investigation and system issue resolution as assigned.
  • Will assist and backup other Procurement personnel in the new supplier setup and maintaining the Purchase Order Supplier Database.
  • Perform other similar or related duties as assigned. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Builds customer confidence by ensuring expectations and commitments are met. Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationships with internal and external customers. Acts with customers in mind and values the importance of providing high-quality customer service.
  • Acts as a “change agent” and creates competitive and breakthrough solutions.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions.
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings.

Minimum Requirements

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Experience:

  • Experience with SAP Procurement Module implementation
  • Conducts training in one-on-one and small group settings is highly preferred.
  • Supplier onboarding experience preferred.
  • Comminucation using Microsoft Team is required.

Education:

  •  2-year degree and 3-5 years related experience; or a 4-year degree and 2-3 years experience preferred. 
  • Educational focus on Enterprise Resource Planning Systems with an emphasis on a Processing or Manufacturing Environment.

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence business partners throughout an organization.
  • Strong understanding of Procurement processes and policies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Possess good time management and prioritization skills.
  • Naturally a self-starter and results-oriented.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.