Under direct supervision, compiles requests for materials, prepares purchase orders using defined buying channels, tracks purchases/supplies, and handles inquiries about orders by utilizing established sources either through category management or locally defined suppliers. May use other defined buying channels to procure items;
Works with material coordinators/warehousemen to eliminate material constraints;
Resolves goods and invoice receipts issues, enlisting supervisor’s or procurement specialist’s help when needed;
Performs all duties in accordance with established policies and procedures. May perform RFQ’s up to their procurement authority and assist in other areas as directed by Supervisor;
Assists in selecting and qualifying suppliers as well as negotiating with approved suppliers for goods and services not covered under Category Mangement;
Job tasks impact costs containment, efficiency, profitability, or operations. Skills are typically acquired through at least 1 year of related experience;
Undergraduate degree in applicable discipline preferred.