Purchasing and Procurement

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Up to USD30/hr

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Branch Information

Fort Collins, CO - (USA) 931 East Harmony Road Suite 5 CO Fort Collins , CO 80525

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Job Description

Westminster based company is seeking a buyer. This is a contract position,

Essential Functions:

1.Procures plant supplies, other direct materials, services, and equipment while employing the most effective cost control methods possible.

2.Administers and manages purchase orders and delivery commitments to designated suppliers as necessary to support multiple plant requirements.

3.May maintain insurance certificates and global contract information for plant/legal review.

4.May maintain minority vendor accounting for corporate reporting.

5.Maintains the file maintenance system for accurate data.

6.Assures tax flag is correct on purchase orders.

7.Coordinates with plants concerning availability of parts for shipment.

8.Accesses, inputs, and retrieves information from the computer.

9.Reviews, interprets, and communicates material demand forecast and manages capacity planning for assigned commodity groups and/or supplier relationships.

10.Supports engineering change order activity with suppliers and other functional groups.

11.Maintain supplier pricing files and internal communication systems to ensure pricing is accurate.

12.Produces open order reports to ensure delivery/receipt of product/goods.

13.Engages with plant and accounting to correct payment issues.

14.Originates accurate and complete records of all purchasing transactions and reviews efficiency and economy of the purchasing function on a current basis.

15.May review and maintain inventory levels in storeroom by reviewing usage of procured products in an effort to reduce stocked inventory levels.

16.May review and update manufacturer part numbers to make required changes in an effort to unify criteria between plants for excess, obsolete, and overstocked parts within every plant's storeroom.

17.Establishes and maintains an employee relations climate of trust and confidence that will discourage third party interference or establishes and maintains an employee relations climate of trust and confidence with employees, their union stewards and representatives which will promote achievement of plant and company goals.

18.Maintains positive relations with local bargaining unit ensuring a high level of productivity (if applicable).

19.Initiates, reviews, masters, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.

20.Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts


*Job related experience for 2 year(s) minimum

*Working knowledge of the following areas:

business principles

legal practices

customer needs and requirements

purchasing principles and practices

company manufacturing products, practices, nomenclature, and procedures

*Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard purchasing techniques, procedures, and criteria.

*Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.

*Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.

*Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.

*Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

*Must follow company policies, procedures, practices..

*Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.