Procurement Supervisor

The Procurement Supervisor maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for more complex purchase order. Supervises the daily activities of the purchasing function. Being a Procurement Supervisor typically requires a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. In addition, Procurement Supervisor typically reports to a manager. The Procurement Supervisor supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. Working as a Procurement Supervisor typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor.

Procurement Supervisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Procurement Supervisor to join our team.


  • Monitor performance against department KPI’s and delivery results. Manage, lead, schedule, allocate and monitor work of purchasing team members;
  • Provide buyer level support for the department as needed;
  • Provide training for the procurement team to ensure maximum performance;
  • Complete other tasks as needed or directed by management;
  • Review suppliers for compliance with company’s quality criteria;
  • Travel to the mine site in Mountain Pass, CA on an as needed basis.


  • Strong organizational and team building skills;
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and offer solutions to problems or involve the necessary people to ensure the problem is properly resolved;
  • The ability to make sound decisions to successfully integrate objective, opportunities and resources;
  • Ability to liaison with other cross functional employees and work with multiple processes and procedures;
  • Time management skills are necessary to successfully manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines;
  • Accounting and mathematical skills to conduct value analysis, discrepancy resolution, and the review of bids and pricing proposals;
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training a plus;
  • Ability to acquire detailed knowledge of specific customers, pricing, products, product lines, and packing & shipping standards;
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills;
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office.