Procurement Specialist

ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of Barge Design Solutions, a multi-discipline Engineering firm. We specialize in providing technical services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.


In support of our client, a leading provider of network software and hardware-based solutions, we are seeking a Procurement Specialist in Huntsville, AL. This is a contract-to-hire opportunity with a top industry leader.



  • Leads the procurement function and oversees all aspects of purchasing, negotiations, strategy, tool and process implementation for procurement related to goods and services.
  • Provides leadership and direction within the procurement organization. Manages and develops resources to deliver business partner satisfaction and achievement of overall business and financial objectives.
  • Negotiates favorable contractual terms and conditions with suppliers.
  • Builds strong relationships with suppliers and partners, fostering collaboration and teamwork.
  • Delivers on cost reduction commitments through the identification, development and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Supports the sales and services organizations in strategic situations.
  • Develops and implements efficiencies, standardized tools, practices and procedures shortening the quotation, RFP and decision making and evaluation time.
  • Leads development and execution of a performance driven supplier management process resulting in structured feedback.
  • Develops, implements and maintains procurement policies; reviews on a regular basis to ensure relevance and conformance with best practices and ensure compliance with internal and regulatory policies.
  • Establishes Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) practices and reinforces through regular benchmarking, periodic RFP's, and supplier performance metrics reporting.



  • BA/BS in business, purchasing or related field or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of leadership experience in procurement, setting procurement strategies, driving cost savings and improving terms and conditions.
  • Self-starter with excellent business/financial acumen, proficient working with cross-functional teams, including demonstrated motivation, influence, and the ability to drive change across all levels of the organization and geographical boundaries.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills including clearly demonstrated global perspective and understanding of factors impacting businesses and their suppliers.
  • Excellent supplier management skills including demonstrated ability to develop and manage business driven supplier executive relationships.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing risk.
  • Possess solid computer skills (proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio) and experience with an ERP system.
  • Proven ability to be hands on within a heavy workload environment.
  • Able to manage a multitude of projects simultaneously.
  • Highly visible position with regular interactions with senior management.
  • Strong attention to detail required as work prepared by this position is presented to executive management for use in decision making.
  • Strong background in Global HR Services, including but not limited to total employee benefits, employee relocation, employee training, temporary and direct hire services.
  • Excellent skills in developing, negotiating, and managing HR products and services.


ResourceTek, LLC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including paid vacation, holidays, etc.

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RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

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