Procurement Specialist

Remote - East Lansing, MI

Position Purpose

At MiHIN, we recognize that our diversity is our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we've experienced, and how we think to best serve our stakeholders and our communities. Because our family of companies serve everyone, we believe in including everyone.  This means we strive to hire the most talented and qualified employees that are diverse in thinking and by race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, sexual orientation, physical abilities, and socio-economic upbringing.


Role and responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence and drive improvements to the procurement process
  • Review requisitions, proposals and purchase orders
  • Participate in the negotiation of contracts with vendors to ensure optimal terms and pricing
  • Create and maintain reports to aid in vendor management
  • Coordinate the RFP process, including assistance with writing, managing the timelines, collecting submitted proposals, managing the scoring process, and contacting vendors with results
  • Work with the legal and finance departments to ensure proper paperwork is in place for all vendors
  • Analyze spend for savings opportunities and to identify risks
  • Other duties as needed

 

Requirements

  • BA with 3+ years of experience or MBA with 1+ years of experience with vendor contracts and negotiations, and RFP’s
  • Microsoft Office Skills

Preferences: 

  • Experience with technical consulting contracts, RFP software