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Entry Level Buyer


  • PTC Alliance
  • 09/10/19
  • Alliance, OH
  • Full-Time
Function:

Responsible for auditing purchase requisitions from multiple plants for proper approval and to assure item is properly specified as to description and/or use. Responsibilities include purchasing to the proper specifications; assure the maximum return, lowest cost, highest quality, on time delivery, etc., all within ethical purchasing practices and Company policy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Obtain quotations through competitive bidding by at least three acceptable vendors, wherever possible. In competitive bidding, make certain all vendors are quoting on the same basis. If applicable, alternative bids should be encouraged.

Analyze proposals to determine best proposition and negotiate any questionable items with successful vendor, prior to placement of purchase order. If alternate quotation is more attractive, it should be reviewed with requisitioner for concurrence before proceeding.

Processes requisition and other information applicable to the purchase order.

Negotiates contract with customer or bidder.

Delegated responsibility for maintaining negotiated deliveries of material and monitoring their performance by utilizing all available resources. Coordinates resolution of product quality issues.

Develops a thorough knowledge of purchasing related laws and regulations to insure contracts are in compliance with State, Local and Federal Laws and Regulations. Also through knowledge of State sales and use tax for all applicable States where plants are located.

Coordinates and obtains authorization for any changes to original purchase order and record by supplement, as required.

Provides vendor information to accounting for all new vendor entries.

Delegated responsibility for design, implementation and administration of vendor evaluation programs for all primary vendors.

Edits invoice and initiate corrective action for any discrepancies, plus warranty claims, service, etc., which may be required to complete and close the purchase order.

Coordinates all plant requests for proposals, descriptive literature, visits of vendor representatives, visits to plant, etc. involving our vendors.

Attends meetings between vendor and plant personnel and initiates further action, as required.

Initiates and maintains cost reduction programs on assigned commodities and any other areas of plant operations where the Buyers knowledge, experience, or vendor know-how can be utilized.

Handle special assignments as arranged. Performs other duties as required.



Education and Experience: Degree in Business Administration or related degree. Purchasing experience preferred, but not necessary.


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