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Protective Life Corporation

Print and Consumable Product Procurement Specialist

Protective Life Corporation - Birmingham, AL

Print and Consumable Product Procurement Specialist

in

Birmingham

Alabama

Post Date

11/10/2017

Title

Print and Consumable Product Procurement Specialist

Job Category

Marketing

City

Birmingham

State

AL

Description

Print and Consumable Product Procurement Specialist

Overview:

The Print and Consumable Product Procurement Specialist is responsible for both (1) active management of the Managed Print enterprise shared service, including serving as a print broker for the company, and assisting internal customers with fulfilling print

requests in the most efficient and cost effective manner, and (2) active management of corporate procurement of office supplies and other consumable products.

Responsibilities:

Managed Print

Serve as the primary point of contact to all internal parties and print vendors with regard to print requests.

For each print request:

Review the order and consult with the customer as needed to ensure the desired specifications and requirements are fully and accurately documented.

As needed, assist customers in clarifying the final specifications so that print vendors printers will produce “apples-to-apples” bids and identify potential production problems, if any.

Suggest ways to decrease cost and/or improve quality as dictated by project requirements.

Submit bid specifications to preapproved printers, with a confirmation copy to the customer.

Receive bid proposal(s) from print vendor(s).

Distribute bid proposal(s) to customer and facilitate selection of print vendor.

Facilitate the transfer of files, or other art, to the selected print vendor.

Coordinate with Fin/Ops to facilitate payment to print vendor.

Serve as an escalation point for, and collaborate with, customers to address print vendor performance issues.

Drive adoption and use of the Managed Print process across the organization.

Drive continuous improvement across all Managed Print processes.

Consumable Product Procurement

Serve as the primary point of contact to all internal parties regarding the procurement of office supplies and other consumable products.

Monitor and actively manage the relationship with preferred vendor(s) to ensure maximum efficiency and value.

Track consumable spend and internal ordering practices, and produce relevant reporting as needed.

Drive adoption and compliance with the Office Supplies and Consumables Procurement Management Policy.

Drive special projects, as assigned, based on advancing organizational strategy.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Bachelor's degree.

10 years of relevant, progressively responsible experience.

Proven ability to interface with customers and stakeholders at all levels of an organization.

Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills, with a proven ability to exercise sound judgment in decision-making.

Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities, reprioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a high-volume, high-energy environment.

Must possess strong communication skills.

Must be self-motivated, with a willingness to self-teach and take responsibility for ongoing professional development.

Must demonstrate a high commitment to integrity, quality, and service excellence.

Proven ability to build relationships and work well in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

Proven ability to manage conflict and resolve issues with diplomacy.

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Print and Consumable Product Procurement Specialist Protective Life Corporation - Birmingham, AL, United States

   

Location: Birmingham, AL

Company Profile:
Protective Life Corporation provides innovative insurance solutions and investment products designed to help clients achieve and maintain financial security. Since the formation of our first subsidiary over 100 years ago, we have remained true to the principles of hard work and integrity. Our core values guide us in all we do: Do the Right Thing, Serve People, Build Trust and Simplify Everything.