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Procurement Coord

Covance 6/5/2018 5:23:15 AM
JOB ID: 20623 Category: Purchasing Procurement
Shanghai, China



Job Overview
- Expediting orders

* Contract compliance – Assure that all requisitions are aligned with pricing and terms negotiated with vendors
* Approve department requisitions and follow up to ensure on time deliveries with vendors
* Support the procurement activities for all departments within the company
* Contact new suppliers for system set up information
* Alert Sourcing of any supply chain issues related to the vendor
* Resolve quality, pricing, and delivery issues with suppliers
* Interact with accounts payable group and resolution of invoice, PO and delivery discrepancies
* Work on special projects as assigned
* Solid knowledge of purchasing, sourcing, and accounting related processes
* Obtain routine quotes/competitive bids for routine items from vendors that are under contract
* Work in cooperation with staff, management, and end users to ensure a seamless flow of supplies movement to meet needs.
* Supervise and perform transactions related to vendor credits, returned goods, etc. as directed by internal customers
* Perform functional activity within the Oracle PeopleSoft application
* Work with multiple Business Units consisting of different product lines and processes
* Perform support for negotiations under defined guidelines.
* Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with other departments and work with them to meet Company's procurement needs.
* Assist Management in identifying “best practices”, suggest system/process enhancements for improving operational efficiencies. Develop and implement approved initiatives.
* Assure the accurate reporting of metrics.


* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in related field. Experience may be substituted for education requirement.
* Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills required.
* Communication skills, both oral and written are essential.
* Working knowledge of personal computers.
* Experience in Oracle PeopleSoft software preferred.
* Ability to provide exceptional customer service and effectively interact with staff at all levels of organization with diplomacy and tact.
* Excellent issue resolution skills
* PC literate in the use of MS office applications, espeically in Excel.


1. Minimum 2-3 years Experience related Experience in Procurement of Supply Chain.
2. Experience in Inventory Control, Transportation and Warehouse Management required.
3. Experience with PeopleSoft preferred.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Shanghai, CHN - China


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).