The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for establishing and maintaining an efficient purchasing plan by assuring that the service level and turnaround time agreed with Optime’s clients is met. By keeping proactive communication with LP leaders and by supporting team in reaching daily goals.
Maintain constant communication with Fulfillment Marketing Specialist by reporting on catalog updates a monthly basis via dashboard.
Maintain constant communication with Purchase Leader to qualify vendors and inventory availability.
Assist Fulfillment Marketing Specialist in maintaining all loyalty program catalogs up to date.
Ensure a quality user experience, and that redemptions are correct and accurate based in catalog specific rules.
Regularly source new prize providers/maintain current providers, negotiate costs, and compare them to each other relative to cost KPI FOR BOTH FULFILLMENT AND LOYALTY PROGRAMS (LP as needed)
Negotiate with current vendors
Track and recognize 3 best providers by countries
Proactive weekly check in with Fulfillment Marketing Specialist to determine needs for special promotions
Create a special prize catalogs based on criteria set for marketing Specialist
Assists in resolving prizes issues locally and overseas.
The incumbent is responsible for conducting Quality Assurance Survey reviews to make sure that the prizes are delivered in compliance with Optime’s turnaround policy.
Tracking update to all providers/LP platforms and damage control – Turn Around
Keeps proactive communication with LP leaders and support team in reaching daily, weekly and quarterly goals.
Desired skills and experience
2-3 years of related experience.
High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and manage project details while balancing multiple priorities.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Strong communication skills.
Proactive, energetic, organized, customer focused self-motivated and dynamic personality.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university with a concentration in business finance or related field; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Paid Vacations, holidays, personal and sick days
LA Fitness & Fitness Center Membership
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discount Program
Optime University (Education & Training Program)
Employee Referral Program
Opportunity for career development
Optime Consulting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment. The Company will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let your Supervisor know. The Company will endeavor to accommodate the sincere religious beliefs of its employees to the extent such accommodation does not pose an undue hardship on the Company's operations. If you wish to request such an accommodation, please speak to your Supervisor. Any employees with questions or concerns about equal employment opportunities in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of your Supervisor. The Company will not allow any form of retaliation against individuals who raise issues of equal employment opportunity. To ensure our workplace is free of artificial barriers, violation of this policy will lead to discipline, up to and including discharge. All employees must cooperate with all investigations.