Milestone Technologies, Inc.

  • Procurement Specialist I

    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Hire Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Category
    Procurement / Purchasing
  • Overview

    Procurement Specialist for Global Security is responsible for making timely and cost-effective buying decisions that remain within the budget of the project. The Specialist reviews all aspects of the procurement process from the supplier on-boarding to supplier payment, quotes and contracts, and to act as the liaison between internal and external departments.


    • Responsible for all aspects of the procurement process from supplier on-boarding to supplier payment process.
    • Review quotes and contracts and create requisitions accurately and manage the approval process.
    • Issue all purchase orders on time, maintain a tracking log and provide weekly updates.
    • Review, update, and maintain purchase orders until they are closed.
    • Coordinate reporting efforts for 10+ stakeholders.
    • Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders and vendors.
    • Collaborate effectively across different organizational levels, functions, businesses, and geographies to understand procurement goals and objectives.
    • Interface with Global Security Key Stakeholders to plan and prioritize procurement activities.
    • Act as liaison between various departments to ensure global security follows procurement strategies, processes, policies, and best practices.
    • Collect and verify monthly accrual amounts from suppliers for FP&A.
    • Work with Account Payable and Suppliers to resolve payment holds and defective invoices in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate internal and external meetings.
    • Assist with supplier on boarding and compliance processes.
    • Train suppliers in proper invoicing procedures.
    • Establish contract tracking system to ensure documents are properly executed.




    • Superior Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, English, Journalism, Public Relations, Engineering, Computer Science, Technical Communications, or similar fields.

    Additional Requirements:


    • Ability to work effectively within deadlines in a fast-paced, growing environment.
    • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-up.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency with Oracle sourcing and procurement tools preferred.
    • Ability to build relationships within all levels of the company.
    • Experience in budgeting, accrual and cash flow processes.
    • Proven skills in consulting with internal/external business clients.
    • Highly motivated and able to think clearly under pressure.
    • Ability to drive change and improve end-to-end processes.
    • Proven ability to flourish in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity.
    • Ability to interact with employees at all levels, develop cooperative working partnerships and contribute to teams.
    • Proven ability to handle highly visible, complex procurements and effectively communicate goals/objectives to peers or upper management.
    • Able to prioritize and use available tools to be highly productive and manage high volumes.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.