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Procurement Specialist, Transponders

Company: Identiv
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

This position is responsible for all procurement activities and requires a high degree of professional integrity, ethics, and confidentiality.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Checks inventory levels and coordinates activities involved with procurement of parts and services such as raw materials, OEM products, special order parts, and parts for new product introductions
Reviews requisitions, clarifies unclear items and ensures proper signature authority
Negotiate price and delivery with vendors, enter and schedule purchase orders accordingly
Monitor, expedite, reschedule, or cancel orders as required
Reviews and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority
Maintains manual and computerized procurement records
Manage suppliers to control deliveries and inventory levels
Discuss defective or unacceptable goods and services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, suppliers, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
May approve invoices for payment and expedited delivery of goods
Resolves shipments in error with suppliers and coordinates with accounts payable for solving inconsistencies on procurements
Updates Production on missed ship dates for flagged items
Ensure customer demands/commits are met with production processes and planning
Evaluates suppliers and perform supplier audits
Performs supplier selection activities
Keeps abreast of changes in the market that may affect the availability or price of parts


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum 3-5 years of purchasing and/or planning experience in electronic manufacturing
1+ years RFID/Transponders industry experience

Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, organizational skills, negotiation, and mathematical skills
Able to work closely with other employees to engage in "team buying".
Work effectively with other employees so as to seek additional interaction that improves the quality of buying

Must be able to work in a schedule-driven environment. Timing is a critical function
Able to work independently, adapt well to change, and be detail-oriented
Ability to analyze technical data
Good planning and decision making skills

Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
Knowledge of supply-chain management; ERP/MRP systems

APICS certification (CSCP, CPIM) desired

This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Some domestic and/or international travel may be required
This position is a full-time position

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates in a professional office environment.
This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

OTHER DUTIES: The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.


Competitive Base Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Vanguard 401(k), PTO, Holiday, Sick Pay, Supplemental Life Insurance,

AD&D Insurance, FSA Medical, and Dependent care plans

Variable (sometimes available)

We are a community of committed professionals who focus on our customers' needs and bring the optimal security solutions technology to meet - and then exceed - their needs. We are committed to each other and to our company. We believe in the importance of hiring the finest qualified people, and to that end, we are mindful of our responsibilities to our employees and customers. All offers of employment are contingent upon the results of a confidential pre-employment background check. Identiv is committed to equal employment opportunities.

Identiv, Inc. abides by the requirements of 41CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5

Keywords: Identiv, Santa Ana , Procurement Specialist, Transponders, Other , Santa Ana, California

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