Duration: 11-12 months- potential to convert into full time
Assists in the preparation of requests for quotes and assists in the sourcing / development of new supply sources where necessary. Obtains pricing and expedites as needed - serves as liaison between vendors and internal customers. Resolves queries around spec or other related problems with requirement to be priced. Assists in updating project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions.
Position may include some of the following duties as well.
Participates in semi-complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits. Resolves semi-complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices. Participates in updating project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases. Participates in the negotiation of prices, terms and quality requiremenprepare; requesfor quotes and assisin the development of new supply sources; evaluates market conditions. Solicicost reduction ideas from suppliers and initiates follow up action to implement these savings for the company.