Procurement Specialist SG&A (IT) - Lamb Weston - Kennewick

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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Job Summary:  

Contracting, supplier relations, RFP submittals, and analysis preparation.  Leads development of assigned category and maintains a close relationship with functional areas within categories. Assists in placing large purchase orders or purchases small ticket items against previously established contracts with consideration to quality, reliability and urgency of need. Follows up with suppliers regarding order status and obtains certification when orders are delivered. Maintains records, files and run reports as needed.     


Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists in identification and implementation of cost improvement projects  
  • Provides key industry market information updates to department leadership
  • Tracks supplier performance and contract pricing
  • Assists with identification, development and implementation of inventory initiatives to provide Working Capital reduction.
  • Leads, supplies and materials or services in accordance with approved buying programs using the established procurement policy
  • Secures desired quantities or services and varieties at contracted costs that meet quality specifications or contracted Service Level Agreements
  • Assists with projects at manager's direction
  • Gather necessary information to complete sourcing events; support negotiations as required
  • Implements sourcing projects as assigned
  • Assists plant procurement resources with category or supplier issues



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; or equivalent related experience or training
  • 2 years of experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain
  • Preferred contracting and sourcing IT hardware and software
  • Background with IT hardware and applications
  • Ability to leverage computer software programs
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities or projects
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal  and  organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates cross-functional team management
  • Valid Driver’s License and driving record that meets ConAgra Driving Standards


ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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