Tech-24, A Commercial Foodservice Repair Company Inc.

Purchasing Specialists

Job ID
2017-1589
Norfolk, VA
Category
Purchasing

Overview

The Purchasing Specialist will work as a team to create purchase orders for the acquisition of materials and research approved suppliers to obtain price and delivery specifications. 

Responsibilities

  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives – for both inventory and non-stock items.
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning location.
  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
  • Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents utilizing electronic document control when possible.
  • Assist with development of supply strategies which support corporate goals and objectives.
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Develops and maintains vendor relationships to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Investigates non-conforming material and/or damaged receipts and ensure appropriate credit is received.
  • Reviewing reports for stock outs and expediting past due or outstanding open orders.
  • Monitoring price increases and communicating changes as necessary.
  • Maintain item attributes including but not limited to reorder points, lead times, standard pricing.

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree preferred with 2 years of experience, or suitable years of work experience.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the purchasing field.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite, with strong Excel skills
  • Aptitude to clarify assigned tasks and expectations and then work independently to complete assignments.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. 

 

Resumes should be submitted online. Local candidates only, no phone calls or staffing agencies please. 

 

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