Procurement Specialist

Lincoln Electric System

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.  


Job Title

 Procurement Specialist 

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date


 $19.16 - $23.94 


Employment Classification


Closing Date


 Corporate Operations 





Job Technical Skills – Responsibilities include assisting management in the buying and receipt of electrical equipment, materials, and supplies for new construction, maintenance, and operation of the electric system and other miscellaneous utility supplies and services for both LES and DEC. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Prepares bid packages contracts, purchase orders, and associated documents.
  • Performs evaluations in the process of awarding purchase orders to the lowest responsible bidder.
  • Ensures materials and supplies arrive on time by periodic review of outstanding purchase orders to meet established construction and work schedules.
  • Assists suppliers and employees with requests for information. Investigates and resolves invoice, purchase order, and shipment discrepancies.
  • Provides resolution and guidance for procurement related functions in SAP to all divisions.
  • Maintains contract documents and basic contract information in Contract Management System.

Adaptability – Seeking a candidate who maintains a positive attitude in the face of change; appropriately adjusts behavior and activities to changing conditions.


Customer Focus – The ideal candidate in this role put customers, both internal and external, at the center of business decisions to identify and respond to current and future customer needs. Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.


Quality Orientation – The individual holds self and others to being attentive to detail and accuracy, maintains high quality work, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems while encouraging a quality focus in others.


Communication – The successful candidate expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner whether verbally, written, or other means; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling.


Job Technical Skills – The ideal candidate keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others.



  • High school diploma, or G.E.D., and
  • Two years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, accounting, finance, account maintenance or a related field, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Experience in government procurement preferred.









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Job ID: 8197

Posted 24 days ago

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