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Procurement Specialist​ - Secureworks (Atlanta, GA)

Atlanta, Georgia

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Job ID R044400 Date posted Nov. 06, 2019

Procurement Specialist​ - Secureworks

Procurement

Secureworks® (NASDAQ: SCWX) is a technology-driven cybersecurity leader that protects organizations in the digitally connected world. Built on proprietary technologies and world-class threat intelligence, our applications and solutions help prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats.  Red Cloak™ software brings advanced threat analytics to thousands of customers, and the Secureworks Counter Threat Platform™ processes over 300B threat events per day. We understand complex security environments and are passionate about simplifying security with Defense in Concert™ so that security becomes a business enabler. More than 4,000 customers across over 50 countries are protected by Secureworks, benefit from our network effect and are Collectively Smarter. Exponentially Safer.™ www.secureworks.com

We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.  

Role Overview

The Procurement Specialist will utilize procurement methods in order to support the applicable procurement operations and strategies supporting the needs of the business. This is an independent contributor role mainly responsible for day to day procurement activities including creating and receiving purchase orders, issue resolution, sourcing activities while supporting the back office.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Day to day procurement activities by creating, receiving purchase orders
  • Maintaining supplier accounts
  • Working with suppliers to invoice against purchase order
  • Working with requesters to ensure goods were physically received and for any services rendered
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure the best offerings
  • Proactively manage open contracts (Renewals)
  • Maintain purchasing reports for cost savings, supplier diversity goals, invoice aging, etc
  • Attests to policy and procedure governance ensuring compliance supporting internal audit teams
  • Identify and assist management to implement procedures to reduce inefficiencies in regards to customer intake, creating requisitions, receiving, etc
  • As business objective shift, workloads between Procurement specialist may be adjusted to balance workloads

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of professional experience in a contracting, supplier management or similar procurement role
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a role in which issue resolution was part of the job duties
  • Must have strong English verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and capable of working with little supervision. Ability to apply logic and make sound judgments
  • Demonstrated experience with a Procurement Spend Management application
  • Demonstrated experience with a technology or services company
  • Must be very organized and detailed oriented
  • Strong communication skills

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here.

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