Purchase commodities and services to meet needs
Make purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations
Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion
Collaborate with department managers to clarify purchase requisitions, identify departmental needs, and refine specifications for future purchase orders
Follow proper channels to obtain purchase authorization according to company policy
Investigate and cultivate new sources for supplies and products
Research and prepare bid specifications
Issue bid requests to several potential vendors and suppliers
Secure product samples, photos, and descriptions for departments
Review quotes and secure the most competitive bids
Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date
Explain and clarify purchasing procedures to internal departments as well as vendors
Determine the correct method to process purchase requisitions depending on total cost, timeliness, competitive bidding, and existing contracts
Place orders to procure requisitioned items or services
Process purchasing transactions according to local, state, and federal policies and procedures
Solve problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner
Candidate must possess at least Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
Required language(s): English
No work experience required.
Preferably Less than 1 year experience specialized in Purchasing/Inventory/Material & Warehouse Management or equivalent.