Procurement Specialist in St. Louis, MO

Procurement Specialist Job Description

Procurement specialists need excellent communication and negotiation skills to build relationships with vendors and suppliers. Firms look for candidates with strong business and financial acumen, including the ability to interpret financial data and identify potential cost savings. Top candidates have a deep understanding of industry standards and regulations, as well as proficiency with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Generally, employers look for professionals with a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field and at least two years of experience in procurement or supply chain management.

Typical procurement specialist duties:

Negotiating contracts with vendors and managing relationships with suppliersMonitoring and analyzing market trends and researching industry suppliersEstablishing quality assurance standards and verifying the quality of purchased productsMaintaining accurate records of purchases and expensesManaging inventory levels and tracking orders to ensure timely delivery

Looking for a procurement specialist or a procurement specialist job?

Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your procurement specialist staffing needs.
ATS - Asynchronous Transfer Mode
About Time
Compliance
Customer Service
Documentation
ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning
ERP Solutions
Invoice
MRO
MRP ERP System
Salary for Procurement Specialist in St. Louis, MO
45225 - 70350
25th percentile
45225
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
57788
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
70350
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – Corporate Accounting 177383 266325 302254 Vice President of Finance 144469 204769 247733 Corporate Controller 111555 161051 211804 Divisional Controller 108289 155021 174870 Assistant Controller 81656 119595 139193 Director of Finance 122359 165825 179393 Director of Accounting 118590 161303 177383 Treasurer 132409 210548 242456 Assistant Treasurer 77134 104520 121605 Director of Financial Reporting 123113 154770 177885 Financial Project Manager 106530 135424 164318 Forensic Accountant 83666 104269 120349 Property Accountant 67084 76883 92460 Plant Controller 102510 117836 128138 Procurement Manager 79898 109545 122359
Access millions of skilled contract and permanent candidates at every level from support roles to C-suite, and pinpoint the talent you need using our industry-leading matching technology.