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Test Buyer

Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Buyer Department Purchasing Reports To Finance and Administration Director FLSA STATUS Exempt
Key Responsibilities Brief Description of Duties Administration Procedures

  • Verifies terminology and specifications of purchase requests.
  • Reads catalogs and interviews suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.
  • Compiles records of items purchased or transferred between departments.
  • Types or writes purchase order and sends copy to supplier and department originating request.
  • Computes total cost of items purchased, using calculator.
  • Verifies bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders.
  • Types or writes invitation-of-bid forms and mails forms to supplier firms or distributes forms for public posting.
  • Compares prices, specifications, and delivery dates, and awards contract to supplier with best bid.
  • Determines if material on hand is sufficient quantity.
  • Approves bills for payment.
  • Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.
  • Works toward meeting performance management goals.
  • Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  • Participation in PRH mandated staff training is mandatory. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
    Position Competencies Key Competencies Performance Standards/Results Effective Communication
    • Presents information both clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation of information.
    • Very high standard of communication skills both written and oral for the presentation of facts and ideas.
    • Written communication must be clear, concise, easy to read and comprehend. Organization of Work
      • Demonstrates the ability to handle several projects simultaneously.
      • Implements the key principles of time management, task allocation and priority assignment in addition to personal organization.
      • Continually seek ways to improve the service provided via development of professional skills and personal growth.
      • Initiates and responds to suggestions for improving service.
        Qualifications To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Proficiency with advanced Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point and Excel.
        Experience One-year related experience required. - Experience with Excel spreadsheet applications. Ability to work in fast paced deadline oriented situations.
        Education High School Diploma and one-year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and training.
        Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Valid State Driver's License.
        Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, arms, talk, and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
        Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in this work environment is moderate.
        This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that the job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including overtime.

Keywords: SERRATO CORPORATION, Saint Clair Shores , Test Buyer, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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