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Aerotek

06/25/2021

Posting ID: JP-002179149

Full Time
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We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our growing Procurement team. You have an opportunity to make an impact with one of the largest transportation companies in the nation a Buyer in our Harrisburg, PA location.


Job Duties Include:

  • Reviews & validates requisitions and authorizations to procure materials within company policies and procedures. Works closely with project managers to ensure project timelines and budgets are maintained.  
  • Places purchase orders with vendors and maintains appropriate purchase order files, including vendor acknowledgments and receiving documentation.
  • Monitors open purchase orders and receipt of materials to ensure timely delivery of materials to meet project deadlines.
  • Obtain quotes from existing vendors and sources new vendors when needed.   
  • Negotiate with vendors, including payment terms, terms and conditions, price, and delivery schedule of materials.
  • Review, redline, and negotiate vendor terms and conditions and communicates risk to project managers.  
  • Interprets and communicates purchasing specifications to vendor.
  • Executes improvement and corrective action initiatives with vendors as required.
  • Performs vendor surveys, sources and assesses potential vendors, and distributes report findings as necessary.
  • Resolves Accounts Payables and vendor invoice discrepancies.
  • Ensures objectivity, fairness and compliance with all applicable policies and procedures.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation in support of the procurement process.
  • Monitor and report savings opportunities.  
  • Work with project managers to develop bill of materials and obtain quotes in support of proposal preparation.  
  • Maintains strong lines of communication with teammates, vendors, accounting, IT, and project managers to ensure that all ideas and issues are addressed.
  • Establish working partnership and good relations with vendors.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of purchasing experience.  
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, verbal and written skills. 
  • Must excel in time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.  
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills.  
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple high priority tasks at once.  
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office products.  


Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics or related field required.  
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) a plus. 
  • Knowledge of Deltek Costpoint a plus.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Matthew Kovach

Phone: +17173959954

Email: mkovach@astoncarter.com

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