The primary purpose of this position is to receive and evaluate daily requisitions and subsequently create purchase orders within the purchasing process. This includes the evaluation of contract pricing, terms and conditions and engagement with various business stakeholders to effectively execute supplier transactions. Additionally, this role will measure ongoing purchasing compliance, product and service receiving and other reports, as required.
- Reviews purchase requisitions for accuracy, required approvals, and compliance with contract and communicates with requestor to create purchase orders and bid requests.
- Evaluates channel procedures about how, where and when to buy goods and services, as requested. May initiate low dollar spot buys, when necessary. Converts low/moderate dollar and low/moderate risk purchase/requisition requests and orders covered under contract to a purchase order transaction.
- Maintains and updates the purchase orders, requisitions, and bid requests information in Ariba.
- Measures compliance with key purchasing procedures (requisitioning, receiving, match exceptions) and executes routine reports.
- Responsible for execution of transactional purchasing process. (Including inquiries, follow-ups, updates, cancellations, etc.) May interact with vendors to resolve transactional issues on a daily basis. Ensures accuracy of order placement and method of shipment( for goods) with the vendor.
- Coordinates with Strategic Sourcing Team to properly assign goods and services into the appropriate purchasing channel.
- Interfaces with Accounts Payable Representatives and Business Units for vendor issues relating to vendor purchase order communication, receiving, invoicing and payment.
- Associate's Degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Supply Chain, Procurement or Business-related Field
- 1 - 3 years of experience with Ordering and Oder entry systems, Supplier Interactions, Procurement, Buying
- General knowledge of budgeting, order and invoicing and cost management
- Ability to prioritizes and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment