Senior Purchasing Specialist - 9/12/2016

AppleOne Jacksonville, FL

Company
AppleOne
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
22997040.1194
AJE Ref #
576145705
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
? Purchasing / supply chain experience (Indirect Procurement Category Experience)
? Direct negotiation experience with suppliers
? Contract drafting experience
? Review agreements, pricing documents
? Assess and make recommendation on vendor contracts/pricing
? Analytical, Self-motivated
? Past experience with IT agreements
? Able to assess spend and purchase history from corporate systems/data bases

- 6 month contract with extension or FTE potential

-CPM or CPIM certification desired but not required

-Will consider candidates that exceed rate if background/experience support

-Will consider candidates outside local area if willing to relocate for project (submitted rates must be all inclusive).

-Interview Process will include phone screen by hiring manager followed by personal interview onsite in Jacksonville with management team.

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for purchasing inventory, materials, office supplies, and capital goods. Ensures material standards are met and non- conformances or variances are approved and/or minimized. Keep records of all acquisitions to ensure purchases remain within budget and on schedule. Reviews quotations, and creates purchase orders for submission to approved vendors.

Note: For Global Procurement Services (GPS), Procure to Pay (P2P) or Corporate Purchasing use only

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
? Develops purchasing programs for the corporation.
? Reviews pricing quotes, processes requisitions and completes purchase orders for clients.
? Resolves outstanding issues, complies with vendor requests and responds to client inquiries.
? Receive requisitions and check each item for quantity, specifications, and delivery requirements.
? Communicates with vendors to resolve purchase order discrepancies.
? Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor?s degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
? Knowledge of supply chain or purchasing functions and procedures
? Knowledge of vendor relations
? Basic knowledge of project management methods and techniques
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various s levels in the organization (e.g. executive, management, individual contributors)
? Excellent problem solving, team and time management skills managing multiple deadlines for self and others
? Proficiency in evaluating the performance capabilities of subordinates as well as counsel subordinates in development and/or corrective discipline
? Proficiency in making projections of future expenses based on analysis of cost effectiveness of past expenditures
? Proficiency to operate independently We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.