Careers

Buyer

24 April 2022
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Requisition # 9045

Buyer’s Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Purchase materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization
    • Assigned to projects/matters of moderate complexity in a support role; occasionally directed in several aspects of a task; performs routine tasks independently, reports to a supervisor or manager
  • Qualify vendors, evaluate bids, analyze prices, and negotiate terms for purchased goods and services
  • Execute the Fairlead Purchase Order Checklist Procedure
    • Set-up vendor files and related purchase orders for direct and indirect projects in the Cost Point business system
    • Ensure purchase orders are properly close-out when completed
  • Prepare and distribute Requests for Quotes and Proposals (RFQ/RFPs) for assigned requisitions; Provide assistance on proposals and change orders for more complex tasks
  • Validate requisitions against purchase orders, ensure purchase orders clearly specify all pertinent technical requirements and invoke all required contract clauses, terms, and conditions
  • Track approved purchases, update order expediting information, monitor and resolve delivery, receipt and reported quality issues, and review vendor invoices for compliance with PO and accepted deliveries
  • Maintain vendor registration and certification files and Cost Point based AVL database information
  • Assist with the maintenance of project reporting tools; updating reports with current PO status information for use by project managers
  • Serves as the company‚Äôs primary point of contact with vendors on assigned purchase orders
  • Actively supports production with current purchase commitment status and vendor delivery information
  • Proficiency in MS Office; Experience with an enterprise system (e.g., Costpoint)

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent is desired; High School diploma and five years of related work experience may be substituted
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment screen

Fairlead Integrated, LLC. and its subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Employ Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers (Minority / Female / Disability / Veterans).

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