Aid division personnel in initiating and supporting supplier selection for goods and services, including as needed Supplier Evaluations covering cost, quality, and dependability of service.
Develop and Initiate the Procurement of buyer assigned goods and services.
Assist and initiate negotiations with suppliers regarding the following, but not limited to, Pricing, Lead-time, Payment terms, Quality, and any advantageous programs that may help achieve divisional goals.
Utilize and support the divisional Business Software Operating System to perform purchasing duties as follows but not limited to:
Vendor Quotes (pricing)
Purchase Order entry
Provide the same level of procurement support for non-stocked goods and services. (Examples: phones, copiers/faxes, uniforms and rugs, office sundry, etc).
Monitor and manage materials inventories planning parameters, and initiate purchase orders for replenishment, to address current / future production requisitions. (Raw materials, new empty containers, preblends, purchased for resale items, and misc. equipment items).
Maintain Transactional Data.
Abide by and recommend updates to the currently active ISO Quality and Environmental guidelines.
To approve Vendors / Suppliers.
To make Purchase Order approvals and alterations.
To update item purchasing / planning data / parameters.
To approve / accept order surcharges, deviation in terms, and pricing.
Minimum (Required) Qualifications:
2 year Degree in business, or related area or equivalent experience is Required
Industrial office experience is a plus
Purchasing experience is a plus
Proficient in typical Microsoft Office Applications