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Location: Houston, TX
Pay Rate: Contract: 15 to 20.80 $/hr
Salary: 31.20 to 43.26 K$/yr
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Position Type/ Job Duration: Contract 6 months +
Education Required: BS 
Years Experience Required: 2

Industry:
Mfg
Job Posted: 12/6/2017
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Apply Deadline: 12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Job #: 128756IM1
Job order status: Client is actively seeking candidates
Relocation available: Not Available


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A global power leader, is currently seeking a Buyer / Purchaser in the Houston, TX area. This is a 6 month CONTRACT assignment, with the possibility of extension. No per diem available. Strong possibility of extension.

Responsibilities

  • Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization. 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.

Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree and 2+ years experience in supply chain management.
  • 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. Proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc.).
  • Experience setting up supply chain systems, inventory control, and diverse ERP background strongly preferred.

Benefits

  • Healthcare
  • 401K
 
 
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