Procurement Specialist

Job Locations MX-JAL-Guadalajara
Job ID
Business Support/Admin
Permanent Full-Time
Company : Name
NovAtel Inc.


Hexagon's Autonomy & Positioning division is looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist to join our fast-paced, global Supply Chain team.  If you are an adaptable supply chain professional who is a strategic thinker, executes tactical materials planning and risk management activities and enjoys building rapport with vendors and motivating team members, then we want to hear from you! You will be responsible for procuring electronics components and materials in a lean manufacturing environment to consistently meet our customers' needs. We foster a collaborative and open work environment and a culture of growth and development. NovAtel offers a complete company paid benefits package and excellent work-life balance. 


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 22,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field.  


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions industry leaders rely on for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brand(s) NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS and Antcom.


The Location: Hexagon is a global company with locations around the world. This position is home-based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. 


As a Procurement Specialist, you will:

  • Direct procurement using MRP workbench and analyze and complete MRP exception report actions
  • Collaborate with suppliers to communicate and implement NovAtel procurement strategies to achieve on time delivery and high-quality performance
  • Support the execution of supply chain strategies such as Kanban, safety stocks, and other risk mitigation programs to ensure the highest quality, on-time delivery, and optimal cost
  • Oversee RFI, RFP, and RFQ processes to meet service and project requirements
  • Monitor and track shipments and provide proper documentation as required
  • Coordinate quality issues resolution and expedite material shortages with suppliers
  • Help maintain and setup parts in our ERP system and participate in continuous improvement projects



  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a sustaining procurement or planning role
  • Post-secondary education
  • Experience and use of ERP/MRP, Kanban, Safety stock, and visual manufacturing systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve set objectives and deliverables
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook

Key Success Factors:

  • Strong interpersonal as well as written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and an excellent team player
  • Ability to influence team and build rapport with stakeholders
  • Strength in solving moderate to complex problems
  • Adapts information/style to audience, explains difficult issues clearly, establishes consensus and attains agreement
  • Solid negotiating skills when dealing with partners and suppliers


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain
  • Proven leadership of cross-functional teams, with specific experience in facilitation roles
  • Preferred experience in electronics manufacturing supply chain
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Project management skills


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