Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, parts and supplies. Reviews requisitions requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items and authorizes payment.
•· Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedules.
•· Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
•· Manages day-to-day business relationships with suppliers.
•· Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
•· Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
•· Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
•· Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
•· Maintain a working knowledge of internal policies or procedures to ensure organizational behavior is honest, ethical and professional.
•· Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
•· Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
•· Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items. .
•· Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
•· Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as requested
Must have 2-3 yrs Experience in a Supply Chain Environment
•Ability to develop and maintain Vendor Relationships, Organization, Customer Service and Documentation Skills.
•Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Vendor Quality, Cost Accounting, Inventory Control.
•Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related sciences.