Purchasing Specialist

Job Title: Purchasing Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: USD1 - USD100 per hour
Start Date: 2018-02-01
Reference: 75023
Contact Name: Kaitlyn Palividas
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 13, 2017 22:11

Job Description

Facilitates the acquisition of materials for an assigned group of categories and suppliers using a standardized procurement process that meets business needs while adhering to Corporate standards and mitigating financial and liability risks, including, but not limited to:
  • Creating purchase orders in SAP and administering the lifecycle of a purchase order from requisition receipt to supplier payment.
  • Selecting an appropriate source of supply.
  • Evaluating vendor quotes to determine most cost effective solution.
  • Utilizing system tools and capabilities to expedite material deliveries.
  • Verify invoice accuracy and facilitate timely resolution of discrepencies.
  • Effectively communicating with suppliers and client groups.
  • Maintain company policy and industry regulations.
  • Typically 5 - 7 years of experience.
  • Requires a strong understanding of discipline.
  • Able to apply knowledge and experience to complex problems and develop recommendations.
  • Makes decisions within broad parameters.
  • Acts as an informal resource for others with less experience.