Procurement Specialist - Fluent in French


 Procurement Specialist– Houston, TX (Energy Corridor)

Rate; $33/hr

3+ year long term position with Kelly OCG (Outsource Consulting Group). You will receive full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid vacation, Holidays, sick time, and 401k, etc.

Responsible for:

  • Procurement transactional management: expedite purchase requisitions to purchase order, with the focus on contract and process compliance
  • Contract Management: Track and manage contract compliance (price and volume applied against contractual obligation). 
  • Control checks: Resolution of non-compliance issues, data maintenance, deviation handling, SAP contract/PO administration and reporting
  • Sourcing Support

Required skills:

  • Strong SAP Procurement work process knowledge
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in French
  • Team work and service mindset
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Procurement Transactional Activities. Review the Purchase requisition details, ensure contract or quote’s price and terms & conditions matched with SAP requisitions setup.  Execute Purchase Order and/or Outline Agreement creation.
  • Update and change Purchase Order details when requested by Sourcing Managers
  • Tracking and monitoring Contract leakage and compliance with preferred approved suppliers, procurement policies and procedures. 
  • Follow up with respective person(s) on approval work flow blocks
  • Maintain a record of the outstanding purchase orders and contact vendors through telephone calls and/or by email. Vendors relay information regarding delays in shipments, which the expediter works to resolve with purchaser.
  • Investigate and resolve any escalated cases, such as inconsistencies in the purchase order against good receipt quantity, unit price discrepancy on invoice or order confirmation.
  • Prepare reports for audits and other expediting functional KPI reports
  • Provide trouble shooting support to purchasers
  • Interface between internal and external parties
  • Support vendor scorecard tracking under Sourcing manager guidance.
  • Identify cost savings/cost avoidance opportunities and report to sourcing periodically




 Additional Detail:

  • We appreciate all our applicants, but we are not able to sponsor now; no C2C or H-1B. No third-party suppliers.
  • There is no ‘per diem’ with this position, and must be able to work on W-2 hourly basis.
  • There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.
  • As your local offices do not support this position, for immediate consideration, please apply online to this posting directly.
  • Resumes in MS Word are preferred.
  • If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter at; however, your resume must be received via the official posting.

Why Kelly®?

At Kelly Services®, we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect with Kelly.

About Kelly Services®

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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