Procurement Specialist

  • Earth Elements
  • Gallatin Gateway, MT, USA
  • Jun 07, 2018
Full time General Business Inventory Supply Chain

Job Description

Earth Elements Design Center is an interior finishes supply company with showrooms located in Gallatin Gateway, Sun Valley, Jackson Hole and Whitefish.  The Design Centers provide a vast selection of interior home finishes including appliances, plumbing fixtures, tile, door hardware, wood flooring, slab, cabinetry and lighting.  We’ve created a world-class solution for our clients and we are building the team to match!

About the Position:
We are looking for a motivated, passionate and intelligent person to join our Procurement division. The Procurement Specialist is responsible for the procurement of products and materials for a specified division(s) within Earth Elements. Procurement Specialists interact with suppliers to maintain pricing and delivery schedules, internally with personnel as a liaison between supply orders and demand orders, and to coordinate any returns. 

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Adheres to procurement policies, processes and procedures
  • Creating purchase orders and ensuring they are signed by Sales team
  • Responsible for the submission of purchase orders based on customer demand, sales order, replenishment, and management direction
  • Maintaining accuracy while creating and verifying purchase order information to include proper product costing, shipping instructions, etc.
  • Initiating contact with vendors to check on availability and lead times for products
  • Coordinating shipping, resolving potential shipping/receiving issues
  • Monitoring procurement requisitions and handling adjustments with vendors
  • Assist Warehouse with inventory management activities
  • Liaison with accounting department to reconcile invoices and purchase orders
  • Routine purchase order review and follow-up, and expediting of orders
  • Support the Sales Support division with supplier/pricing information
  • Review and resolve supplier invoice discrepancies on an escalated basis
  • Communicate professionally and courteously directly with suppliers in relation to order processing as required to resolve issues and receive order acknowledgements

Skills and Experience:

  • High school diploma, required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related area, preferred
  • 2 years of purchasing related experience or demonstrated knowledge, required
  • Prior product familiarization and knowledge, preferred
  • Administrative, organizational, and communication skills


  • Compensation: Dependent on Experience
  • Paid Holidays and Time Off
  • Health Benefits

Earth Elements Core Values:

  • Integrity & Credibility – We openly model honesty, courage, and accountability.
  • Team Work – Be part of the team. Working together, rising above any conflicts that present themselves, in order to achieve common goals and make continued progress.
  • Excellence – We hold ourselves and each other to high standards and pursue superior performance.
  • Can Do Attitude – Ability to rise above the immediate circumstance and change the way we think about situations in order to reach the desired goals.
  • Quality – Dedication to providing quality work, services and products that meet or exceed expectations and a commitment to quality improvement.
  • Humility & Civility – Respect for others and their contributions. We recognize that we are imperfect but always strive to improve.
  • Fun – Enjoying what you get to do and who you do it with so that a contagious enthusiasm is brought to every job, project and interaction you have in the workplace.

To apply and for more information:

Earth Elements is an Equal Opportunity Employer