Basic Function: Project Procurement consists of the timely and cost-effective acquisition of quality materials, supplies and resources. It also includes coordinating with associated groups and leading the resolution of purchasing problems.
Under specific direction, procure goods and services typically involving minor financial commitments and little technical complexity. Assist with negotiations and prepare associated documents relative to finalizing agreements.
Typical duties/responsibilities for supply management and transportation may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Request supplier quotations, prepare bid tabulations and select lowest qualified bid. Provide assistance in negotiating with suppliers to obtain best terms and conditions for the Company. Issue purchase orders and supplements in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Enforce terms and conditions of purchase orders, and compliance with legal requirements and Company policy. Resolve non-conformance issues, back-charges and claims in a timely manner to minimize the Company's exposure. Review questionable situations with other groups to ensure customer satisfaction.
Strive for continuous improvement in such matters as cycle time, on time delivery, cost and quality. Maintain supplier qualifications and associated supply management databases.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in business or related field plus up to 2 years of experience, or alternatively, a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments.