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Associate Buyer - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 13 June 2017

Project Description

BASIC SUMMARY:
  • Perform a variety of purchasing duties. Maintain records and files pertinent to purchasing information. 
  • Perform assigned operational tasks and responsibilities related to the purchase of equipment, materials, and supplies. 
  • Research and format information for formal bids and other related procurement activities.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •   Purchase routine, non-discretionary materials and supplies. 
  •   Check deliveries of material ordered and shipments received. Within prescribed limits, take actions to ensure on-time delivery of material.
  •   Coordinate return of rejected or unsuitable orders.
  •   Respond to requests for purchasing data and status of material activities.
  •   Collaborate with buyers on daily activities and special projects.
  •   Compile, record and track purchasing activities and pricing data to identify and pursue cost saving opportunities.
  •   Compile, record, and track pertinent purchasing data in order to maintain purchasing systems, vendor adds and changes, placing, updating and expediting POs and following up on quotes.
  •   Map vendor performance, and recommend sources of supply.
  •   Research, provide support and resolve supplier invoicing issues.
  •   Determine the best source for needed material/services and make recommendations to the buyers.
  •   Work with buyers and contribute to researching and writing RFPs.
  •   Perform all other related duties as assigned.



Qualifications
  • Education:  Associate’s Degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in related field.
  • Experience:  Two to four years related experience and/or training.
  •   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  None.
  • Other:  Able to work with a minimum of supervision, make decisions and handle multiple deadlines. Familiarity with company products and purchasing needs.



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet