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Patterson Companies, Inc

Procurement Specialist

Patterson Companies, Inc - El Segundo, CA

The Branch Procurement Specialist is responsible for the equipment/parts order life cycle, from start to finish. This includes supporting and coordinating with the Sales and Service departments.  Project planning and management for all equipment and parts orders, from start to finish, is managed by this role.

Management and creation of quotes and contracts
Procurement of all equipment orders from Equipment Specialists, Territory Sales Representatives and all internal/external customers, while maintaining an optimum inventory of items and determining an ideal source for purchase
Manages invoices, prepares purchase orders, maintains equipment files, processes credits and returns, and tracks first payment
Verifies orders upon receipt from the shipper and stages equipment for delivery or installation
Coordinates the installation of equipment with the Service Department, Equipment Specialist, Territory Salesperson and the Customer
References master data vendor price lists and creates equipment files and notes in CRM
Manages all warranty claims, manufacturer repairs, and item maintenance
Manages the parts life-cycle:  ordering, receiving, invoicing, returns, and inventory management
Works closely with TechEdge Service Coordinator(s) for all resource and project planning
Demonstrates a commitment to Patterson\u2019s values and professionalism through appropriate conduct at all times
Performs other duties as assigned

Project Management
Project planning for this position will track the entire cycle of an equipment/parts order including:

Sales quotation
Sales order
Equipment orders (PO) / Timing determination between vendors and customers
Site evaluation
Resource planning (scheduling)
Punch list

Basic Qualifications

Associate\u2019s degree or above with general business or accounting concentration preferred, or 2-5 years equivalent experience
Has strong organizational, planning, and multi-tasking skills, demonstrates sound judgment and excellent decision-making abilities, and shows a great attention to detail
Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to positively contribute to the Branch team environment by taking initiative to learn and improve upon skillsets
Uses technology with efficiency, including Microsoft 365 and SAP CRM and ECC platforms

Preferred Qualifications

1-3 years previous experience in the Dental Industry
Previous working experience with project management
Bookkeeping/accounting experience preferred

13 days 17 hours ago

Patterson Companies, Inc


Procurement Specialist Patterson Companies, Inc - El Segundo, CA, United States


Location: El Segundo, CA

Company Profile:
Patterson Medical is committed to aggressively seeking out business partners and strategic alliances that will benefit our customers. Through our Platinum Partner Program, we have developed special partnerships with each of the suppliers listed below. With the enhanced relationships that have been cultivated through this program, we are better able to respond quickly to your needs with the highest quality, most innovative products available in the market today.