Location: Orange Park
Posted on: November 22, 2021
The Buyer ensures that the items and services to support the
various business functions are purchased from qualified (specified
in some cases) suppliers and are delivered according to agree
pricing, terms and conditions. The buyer compiles and maintains
records of business transactions and office activities of the
company by performing the following duties. Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Interfaces with
various business functions to plan & prioritize purchasing
activities. 2. Reviews requests, creates requisitions for purchased
items & manages approval process. 3. Confers with vendors to obtain
product or service information such as price, availability and
delivery schedule. 4. Transmits and prioritizes approved purchase
orders and supporting documents to supplier. 5. Tracks order
acknowledgement and provides visibility of potential interruptions
to internal customers. 6. Tracks orders and confirms lead times,
delivery dates and costs. 7. Contacts vendors with discrepancies
with quantity and quality. 8. Reviews, updates and maintains
purchase orders until they are closed. 9. Ensures orders adhere to
supplier agreements, quotes/proposals, and contracts; reports
nonconformance. 10. Assist finance staff in resolving reception and
invoice discrepancies. 11. Identifies opportunities and implements
actions to achieve efficiencies. 12. Interfaces with all
departments and resolves problems and issues as necessary. 13.
Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary
limitations and scope of authority. 14. Helps develop/maintain the
company's inventory tracking system. Competencies 1. Technical
Capacity. 2. Organizational Skills. 3. Communication Proficiency.
4. Customer/Client Focus. 5. Time Management. 6. Collaboration
Skills. Work Environment This job operates in a professional office
environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment
such as computers, phones, photocopiers. Physical Demands The
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. This position requires the ability to
occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position.
Days of work are Monday through Friday, day shift, 40 hours per
week. Travel Travel is primarily local during the business day,
although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience 1. High school diploma or GED,
and one to three years related experience and/or training, or
equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred
Education and Experience 1. Experience with currently used software
systems. 2. A general knowledge of purchasing processes.
Keywords: Experis, Jacksonville , BUYER-PROCUREMENT, Other , Orange Park, Florida
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