Advanced Containment Systems, Inc.
  • South Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: PURCHASING AGENT / BUYER

 

Essential job functions:         

  • Source vendors of material, equipment or suppliers and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales
  • Prepare and process purchase orders for supplies and equipment
  • Control purchasing department budgets, interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers
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Marginal job functions:         

  • Direct and coordinate activities of buying and distributing material, equipment, machinery, and supplies
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs
  • Administer on-line purchasing systems
  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials
  • Additional duties as assignedKnowledge, skills and abilities:
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  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, production methods and coordination of people and resources
  • Knowledge of raw materials, purchased components, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods
  • Ability to communicate with supervisors, peers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines
Advanced Containment Systems, Inc.
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