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®?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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