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Staff Purchaser

Kansas City, MO 32801

Posted: 08/30/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Job Number: 507648 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • Communicate/address procurement issues with all appropriate parties, including management.  
  • Source and qualify potential suppliers to provide required goods and services.  
  • Coordinate and assist in the preparation of procurement documents and agreements.  
  • Perform commercial bid evaluations of supplier proposals and coordinate technical evaluations and recommendations to procurement manager/senior purchaser.  
  • Prepare purchase order documents & enter purchase order information into Oracle Purchasing System.  
  • Assist in expediting supplier submittals to support detailed design & delivery of equipment & material to support construction.  
  • Assist management/senior purchasers in procurement status reports and expediting reports.  
  • Prepare, evaluate, negotiate, expedite, and administer the procurement of equipment, materials, and subcontracts as assigned and within level of authority.  
  • Compile "Request For Proposal" documents including documents/drawings/specifications provided by the internal client.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field preferred.  
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Purchasing, claims management, & some limited supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), interpersonal skills, analytical/problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Oracle Financial Rel 11software experience preferred.

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