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Assistant Purchaser (Wallingford, CT)

Wallingford, VA 06492

Posted: 07/11/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 620128 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Summary:
The Assistant Purchaser assist with purchasing responsibilities throughout the project life cycle which includes ordering materials, supplies and equipment, and follow through with vendors on shipment and delivery.
* Assist in the preparation of procurement documents and agreements for the materials needed to execute the project deliverables.
* Assist in vendor bid evaluations of proposals and technical evaluations.
* Prepare purchase order documents and submit purchase order information into online purchasing application for final approval.
* Submit purchase orders to vendors/subcontractors, obtain and log order acknowledgment.
* Assist in expediting vendor submittals to support detailed design and delivery of equipment and materials to support construction activities.
* Assist in preparing procurement status reports and expediting reports.
* Assist in sourcing and qualifying potential suppliers to provide required goods of service.
* Assis in preparing procurement packages to engineering and project specifications.
* Verify supplier pricing, quantity, reliability and industry experience.
* Assist with compiling "Request for Proposal" (RFP) documents including documents, drawings and specifications.
* Research pricing information, compare prices and quotations.
* Compile and present cost comparison and analysis.
* Assist with Project Procurement Status Material Status Reports
* Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
* Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.
* Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.
* Performs other duties as assigned
* Complies with all policies and standards

* Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Law or Construction related field. Required or * Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement. Required * Previous internship and/or related consulting experience Preferred
* Oracle Financial R12 software experience preferred.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
* Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
* Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
* Demonstrated leadership skills. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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