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Supply Chain Support

Operations/Manufacturing/Customer & Technical Service
190000H7 Requisition #

Position Overview:

Entrust Datacard is looking for a candidate with a strong understanding of supply chain management concepts. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the life cycle of Entrust Datacard’s solutions on the indirect purchasing side of the business. They will review internal expectations, understand market forces and use this information to drive lowest total cost while meeting quality, project timelines and service expectations.



  • Process purchasing requisitions from internal stakeholders in the field and turn those requisitions into purchase orders within ERP system.

  • Manage purchase orders through the ERP system, including ensuring information is correct, attributes setup for receiving, accounts payable and manage the returns for poor quality.

  • Troubleshoot PR and PO issues for internal stakeholders and assess whether escalation to IT is necessary.

  • Supports internal customers in processing requisitions for expensed materials and capital equipment as required; act as backup for other Purchasing members.

  • Assist internal stakeholders with other supply chain processes. IE. Sourcing goods or services, adding a new supplier, payment process, etc.

  • Review, maintain, and improve process documentation.  

  • Manage the terms and conditions of supplier and partner relationships and assist with negotiating.

  • Assist with implementing supplier agreements by working with cross-functional stakeholders and suppliers to reach consensus on contract terms and conditions.

  • Administer and manage supplier contracts to ensure compliance externally and internally.

  • Assist with Influencing suppliers’ processes, technology decisions and policies in ways that are mutually beneficial and sustainable for Entrust Datacard and its suppliers.

  • Assist with Supplier and internal improvement initiatives as necessary.

  • Ensures product availability in support of requirements for assigned products. Highlights potential shortfalls and establishes actions to mitigate impact.

  • Generate RFI/RFP’s

  • Effectively use systems and processes to measure, monitor, manage any impact of supplier performance

  • Maintain assigned products and suppliers in ERP system

  • Participate in supplier assessments

  • Respond to daily email and ERP messages in a timely manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • GCSE or A Level

  • Minimum of 1 year purchasing experience

  • Knowledge of ERP systems, such as SAP, Oracle, Sun, or similar

  • Basic knowledge of supply chain activities, production processes, storage, stock control and trade compliance

  • Strong skills in MS Excel (ie; formulas, pivot tables, v-lookups)

  • Multi-tasking and organizational skills

  • Self-starter and strong sense of urgency

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated experience building relationships and collaborating with internal key stakeholders within the organization

  • Travel will be required (<5%) on occasion.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in a commercial subject (Business, Supply Chain, Finance)

  • Project management skills

  • Oracle experience

  • Purchasing experience in a Global Supply Chain environment


    About Entrust Datacard


    Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.

    Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.

    For more information, visit www.entrustdatacard.comFollow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.


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