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Procurement Analyst

Electric Supply Center

This is a Contract position in Woburn, MA posted March 15, 2023.

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Company Summary: Electric Supply Center is one of the largest independent distributors of electrical components in New England. Our clients range from local electrical contractors to multi-national construction companies. Starting in 1971, our business has grown to 6 locations with revenue of over $100 million a year. Our mission is to do more for our customers than just sell electrical supplies. We go the extra mile for them and do everything in our power to help them compete in doing business at every point from quote to sale to delivery.

Position Summary: The Procurement Analyst serves as a liaison between the business and suppliers to procure favorable contracts. In this role, the procurement analyst will source, evaluate and analyze potential vendors and suppliers, liaise between internal departments and suppliers to compare and negotiate contracts and prepare supply cost reports.


  • Develop, implement, document, and maintain a reverse logistics program in partnership with the logistics and inventory control department
  • Work closely with the logistics and inventory control department to assist in the cycle count process
  • Work with the purchasing team to determine supply needs, research potential suppliers, and support expediting purchase orders; this includes developing and implementing vendor scorecard to automate best practices in the procurement process
  • Serve as a liaison and communicate pricing and performance needs to vendors and suppliers
  • Update and document Monthly Supply Costs Reports, Standard Operating Procedures, and other necessary processes to support the procurement department
  • Prepare cost-benefits analysis reports for review by managers
  • Assist in the negotiation of favorable procurement contracts with appropriate vendors and suppliers
  • In partnership with purchasing team, liaison with accounts payable to ensure appropriate communication between the department as well as timely payments.
  • Maintain industry-specific trends by monitoring demand for products to avoid a supply shortage
  • Additional purchasing activities as needed


Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or another closely related field or 4-6 years of professional working experience in a related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of shipping processes and metrics

Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to lift 50+ pounds, 100 pounds with two or more people

Time management skills and ability to prioritize important tasks

Proficient with Microsoft Office software


Forklift operator certification preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Working in a warehouse setting
  • Be able to work with heavy machinery
  • Availability on weekdays; morning or afternoon shifts
  • Hazardous conditions may arise
  • Prolonged sitting and working on a computer


  • Paid Vacation, Sick, Holiday, Family, Medical Leave
  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance
  • 401k Retirement w Match
  • Fun company paid events for customers and employees
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Pay for Praise Spiff/Spot Bonuses
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Co-Ops & Jump Start Apprenticeship Programs

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Electric Supply Center is an equal opportunity employer that is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and therefore prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy and related needs), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, political affiliation, retaliation, or any other non-merit factor or status protected by federal, state, local laws, and regulations.