Buyer / Purchasing

Posted: 9/16/2019 10:10:01 PM

Job Snapshot

Location: Norwood, IL, US
Posting ID: 6899674

Job Summary



Summary:

The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical buyer is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization. A purchasing agent is responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Review and potentially optimize suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors.
  • Approve purchases of the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
  • Approve purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Instruct staff on how to resolve problems related to undelivered goods. Instruct staff on methods of negotiation, renegotiation and administration of contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.


  • Skills:
  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data.
  • Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
  • Knowledge of supply chain management. Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.


  • Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required. 2-4 years finance related experience required.



    Hiring Immediately!!! (Entry level Candidates can also apply)

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

    If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

    Skills

    purchasing
    communication
    attention to detail
    interpersonal skills
    verbal communication
    written communication

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    Contact Information

    Name: Sakshi Talathi
    Phone: 7738970497 Ext: 56026

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