Purchasing Staff

JOB DESCRIPTION | PURCHASING OFFICER

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with inventory management
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions in English
  • Strong initiative, ability to anticipate issues proactively
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record of reliability and responsibility
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and administrative skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and recommend execution of contracts for the purchase of supplies, services and equipment;
  • Inventory control
  • Receive material and reconcile with purchase orders
  • Ensure equipment is properly labeled prior to distribution
  • Assists in rectifying inventory inaccuracies
  • Works closely with staff to make suggestions on continual improvement efforts to ensure greater inventory accuracy and waste reduction
  • Prepares and requests quotes form given specifications
  • Create, Place and track purchase orders
  • Collects and reviews confirmations, manages key data for raw material purchase orders
  • Tracks incoming purchase orders daily to ensure timely delivery and distributes communication to key operations staff
  • Maintains vendor metrics files and contract logs
  • Prepares invoice packages for Accounts Payable

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Purchasing: 1 year