EOE/Smoke and Drug Free Workplace
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Title: Purchasing Specialist
Hours Per Week: 40
Position Hiring Range: $43,624 - $47,986/yr.
Position Salary Range: $43,624 - $70,257/yr.
Schedule: M – F
8:00a – 5:00p
(Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary)
Posting Date: 10/6/14
OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS:
Summary: To assist other departments with all their purchasing needs, with responsibilities involving the procurement of commodities and services as well as provide back-up assistance with the procurement and oversight of facility maintenance services as needed. Issue of request for quotations (RFQ’s) and Purchase Orders; selecting the appropriate source for commodities, services and facility related services; and performing technical research.
Skills: Prepare written Requests for Quotation. Evaluate quotations; prepare, issue and expedite purchase orders. Determine accessible local, state or Federal contracts to expedite orders at cost savings. Maintain requisition, and purchase order logs and file. Purchase commodities, supplies, services, IT items as needed by the Authority utilizing informal purchasing processes. Purchase office supplies and manage office supply inventory. Assist with the coordination of contracted facility activities (e.g. building alterations, concessions, recycling program, custodial services, receiving/delivery, ground maintenance, etc.) Perform minor office and furniture repairs. Schedule repairs of office machines and furniture and similar office service requirements. Perform occasional courier duties. Assist with coordinating vehicle maintenance. Maintain vendor references.
Requirements: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and a minimum of one (1) year full time experience, preferably performing purchasing functions, and/or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. CPPB, or other procurement equivalent certification, or ability to obtain same within 6 months of appointment, preferred. This position requires the ability to work with a personal computer in a Windows environment. Individual must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.