Procurement Specialist



Do you have experience working within Procurement or Supply Chain? Do you enjoy building relationships with external vendors and negotiating fair pricing? Are you looking for a position that will afford you the opportunity to be in an environment where you have a voice and can truly see the impact of your efforts?


If you answered yes to these questions, we should talk!


Pioneer Industries (an ASSA ABLOY company) is adding a Procurement Specialist to our manufacturing facility located in Carlstadt, New Jersey.


ASSA ABLOY is a global leader in opening access solutions. Our Group focuses on the manufacturing of steel doors and frames within the commercial market catering to such industries as hospitality, healthcare, aerospace, defense, sporting venues and education.  


Come see who we are at:


We are expanding and there has never been a more exciting time to join our Team!


What you will do as our Supply Chain Specialist?

You will manage our procurement process and supply base efficiently and effectively, develop strong relationships with other functional groups, and support organizational goals and objectives.


You will also:

  • Identify, manage and build the relationship and performance with assigned suppliers.
  • Procure finished goods needed to support the production requirements and our operations.
  • Initiate RFQs, issue purchase orders, and perform necessary follow up to ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Utilize tools/technology to streamline processes and create a fair yet competitive sourcing process.
  • Work with internal customers to develop processes that improve material and supply availability.
  • Collect and analyze data to draw conclusions about supplier performance, trends, and opportunities to leverage spend across the organization.
  • Troubleshoot invoice discrepancies and perform root cause analysis to reduce number of errors.
  • Identify and implement cost savings initiatives and develop accountability with suppliers for year-over-year results.
  • Conduct periodic review of supplier performance.
  • Monitor Key Performance Metrics and improve performance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Actively participates in providing a safe and harmonious working environment for all employees.
  • Assures compliance with federal, state, local and corporate governance policies, regulations, and laws, AADG programs and policies and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business or related area
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in purchasing, buying or procurement
  • Previous work experience in a manufacturing/production environment preferred Previous working knowledge of an ERP system desired.
  • Proficiency in Outlook and Word. Advanced skills in Excel (Pivot Tables, Formulas, etc.) and exposure to PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem-solving, negotiating, organizational, follow-up and a high comfort level balancing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Willingness to be hands-on and take initiative to prioritize and expedite orders on the shop floor, evaluate capabilities to make customer changes, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.



What we offer

We are passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills.
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes.
  • Variety of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Flexible Spending, discount portal, recognition and well-being programs … to name just a few!



We review applications regularly, so don’t wait!

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.

To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post.

If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at



Let’s create a safer and more open world - together!



AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran




We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.


As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.


As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Carlstadt, NJ, US, 07072

General Management
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark