PURCHASING SPECIALIST

Location: Hatboro, PA
Department: Cobalt, LLC

Job Description

Key Responsibilities Include
  • Processes requisitions into purchase orders; purchases products and services 
  • Ensures pricing is accurate and confirms expected delivery date with vendor. Communicates delivery information to the requestor and facility supply chain department.
  • Reviews open order reports and expedites orders to ensure delivery requirements are met.
  • Reviews quotes; determines contract prices; follows up on orders placed; verifies delivery; and approves payment.
  • Confers with vendors and analyzes vendor’s operations to determine factors that affect prices and deliveries.
  • Works through any invoice discrepancy and resolves issues within the acceptable turnaround times.
  • Searches for cost reduction or process improvement opportunities without direct instruction.
  • Ensures that contract approval is completed prior to purchase order issuance.
  • Maintains files of supporting and appropriate documents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned / required
Qualifications

Position Requirements:
  • High School Diploma with 1-3 years of related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain may be considered in lieu of the minimum experience requirement.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Sharepoint and an automated Supply Chain system required.
  • Demonstrated commodity/vendor management expertise required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interface with a broad range of end users and vendors.
  • Ability to interpret verbal and written information and instructions.
  • Ability to work under strict time constraints and to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to solve problems and work as part of a team

Azzur Group is an equal opportunity employer and promotes diverse cultures, ethnicities, gender, and ages in our workplace. We believe that promoting diversity plays an important role in developing top-quality talent, fostering greater innovation and creativity, and enhancing our relationships with customers and the communities in which we operate. 


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