Buyer II

US-TX-Fort Worth
Requisition ID
2017-30053
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Accounting / Finance / Treasury

Overview

The Buyer II is responsible for purchasing and negotiating hardware/software, office equipment, services, and supplies from vendors. The position evaluates vendor quotes and services to select the best supplier and recommends changes to improve processes and procedures. The Buyer II ensures all policy requirements are met prior to committing company assets.

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES:

  • Process purchase requisitions and verify compliance to policy.
  • Issue purchase orders and instructions to vendors.
  • Coordinate order acknowledgement and delivery.
  • Obtain competitive quotes from suppliers and assist with RFP solicitations.
  • Negotiate pricing and perform review of contractual commitments.
  • Review and report vendor performance.
  • Provide assistance to resolve order related issues which involves working with internal departments including accounting, receiving, end users, and suppliers.
  • Maintain well-documented backup for all transactions.

 

OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to: Purchasing Supervisor or AVP Purchasing

Direct Reports: None

Qualifications

Knowledge:    

  • Must be familiar with standard Purchasing concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Must have basic Accounting skills.
  • Understanding of MSFT Excel, Word and industry standard purchase order software.

Skills

  • Must possess excellent negotiating skills and have the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to perform comprehensive analysis on costs and benefits of project proposals and outsourcing activities.
  • Above average oral and written communication skills.
  • Well organized, detail orientated.
  • Self-motivated and committed to providing exceptional results
  • Work well unsupervised.
  • Able to work in high-stress and fast-paced environment.

Experience:      

  • 2 to 5 years in a Purchasing Department or functionally related area.
  • Background in Indirect Purchasing.    
  •  Experience negotiating with vendors.
  • Oracle or other procurement software experience required.

WORK CONDITION:

Normal office environment

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