Purchasing Specialist

Oldsmar, FL 34677

Post Date: 03/16/2018 Job ID: 5962 Industry: Industrial

StaffEx is currently hiring a Purchasing Specialist for a manufacturing company in Oldsmar, FL. This position is 8am-5pm, full time, and temp to hire. The pay starts between $14-15/hr. DOE. The position coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, and supplies for organization by performing the following duties.



Key Duties:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment or experience with manufacturing terms/processes



  • Aptitude and desire to grow/develop the role into a more manufacturing-based purchasing role



  • Reviews requisitions.



  • Searches inventory records or warehouse to determine if material on hand is in sufficient quantity.



  • Consults catalogs and interviews suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.



  • Works with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.



  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.



  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.



  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.



  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.



  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.



  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.



  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.



  • Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.



  • Approves invoices for payment.



  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.





Requirements:

  • Experience working with parts and assembly drawings



  • 1-2 years of experience with setting and maintaining stocking levels



  • 2-3 years of experience in a customer service order fulfillment environment



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