Job Openings

Purchasing Specialist

Job ID: BH476820

Category: Purchasing

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Purchasing Specialist

Contract Duration: 6+ months
Job Location: San Carlos, CA but fully remote work
Hours: 40
Company Information, Industry, Size: Large Energy company
Interview Process: Virtual

Must Haves:

  • At least 3 years of SAP experience
  • Knowledge of the purchasing transactions in SAP
  • Able to interpret legal documents and agreements


  • Knowledge of e-Mobility activities


Job Summary/Description:

The Purchasing Specialist will work with SAP PM as the primary tool to support all purchases for e-Mobility and will report directly to the Head of Delivery, Operations and Customer Care. For all purchases requiring Procurement support, this position is responsible for creating and submitting the packages to the Procurement department. This position works directly with multiple departments to create an accurate Scope of Work and works with Procurement to fulfill all pre tender requirements.


  • Review the Plan of Needs tool and coordinate with all personnel assigned to support those contract requests to create a complete Procurement package.
  • Responsible to ensure all packages submitted to Procurement are complete and meet all pre-tender requirements including a detailed forecast Purchase Request in SAP.
  • Perform all SAP transactions in support of all purchasing of materials, services and supplies to include the following:
    • ensure all PR contain correct and complete information
    • create PO for purchases below the current procurement threshold
    • forward PRs & POs to SR Managers for final release
  • Review existing contracts and framework agreements to ensure they are not exhausted in value and if necessary, support the change order process or the submittal of a new framework package.
  • Prepare reports and maintain accurate inventory and procurement records.
  • Ensure that all contract creation is following all AFC rules and regulations and performed with AFC guidance and awareness.
  • Create service entry sheets (SES) and good receipts (MIGO)


  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of SAP experience in SAP PM is required. Must have a detailed knowledge of the purchasing transactions in SAP including the creation of forecast PR’s, addendum PR’s and other purchase requests.
  • Knowledge of e-Mobility activities is desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
  • Strong computer skills with experience on the MS suite including Word, Excel and MS Project.
  • Strong initiative and drive for high achievement and continuous improvement
  • Able to interpret legal documents and agreements


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Remote Based