Sodexo Operations LLC Purchasing Specialist in Martinsburg, West Virginia

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Purchasing Specialist for Procter & Gamble located in Martinsburg, WV.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Purchasing Specialist with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with different levels of personnel within an organization to analyze and solidify an overall contract strategy

  • Coordinate actions with internal procurement and legal teams if needed

  • Report status of current contract processes to management

  • Resolve any existing contract conflicts

  • Create language standards and rules for existing and new contracts

  • Serve as a liaison between internal and external parties during contract development and negotiation stages

  • Negotiate terms, conditions and pricing, and ensure they are accurately executed and satisfied

  • Follow up to guarantee contractual payments have been made

  • Analyze potential risks that contract changes may pose to the organization

Careers in Corporate:

Working for Sodexo at Corporate locations gives you the opportunity to help people perform better by improving their daily life in the workplace – what we call Quality of Life. Quality of Life means an environment of respect for people, for wellness and for greater productivity. Quality of Life means a workplace that creates greater efficiency, satisfaction and productivity. It means a business that understands that the wellness of people has a direct connection to the wellness of the organization’s bottom line.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

Apply Now!

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States..

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Position Summary

Responsible to place orders using a purchase ordering system. Orders products and services based on established contracts. May assist corporate procurement to define contract terms. Coordinates delivery times and works to achieve the lowest costs of materials from suppliers with consideration to quality, reliability, and urgency of need.

Key Duties

  • Purchases materials and supplies based on established contracts with manufacturers and other suppliers.

  • Coordinates Sodexo purchasing strategies to ensure that the Company is purchasing products/services at the most competitive prices and mark up structure, while accounting for the quality and service level required by the business line.

  • Ensures product availability and quality based on account operator needs. Manages inventory to reduce waste.

  • Assists with the resolution of product selection, distribution, pricing, cost control, receiving, and inventory control issues.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 72874

Category Purchasing & Distribution

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time