Purchases spot equipment, materials, chemicals/catalysts, and service requirements for multiple business lines. This position would typically include a professional Buyer. Has extensive experience in the field in addition to experience in a particular buying industry. Possibly professional certification holder.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Processes a queue of requisitions and converts to purchase orders on a daily basis. - Collects written proposals from vendors as needed. Conducts simple negotiations of pricing and general terms & conditions. - Addresses invoice discrepancies from the purchase order or the goods receipt and approves invoice payment for any additional freight costs not accounted for on purchase order. Liaises with the strategic buyer regarding project or turnaround purchases and potential bundles. Provides support to ensure timely invoice payment.Handles any PO (purchase order) maintenance for orders processed (e.g. update PO text, update delivery date, etc.)
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS - Behavioral Skills: adapts, analytical, collaborates, communicates effectively, focus on customers. - Functional Skills: PtP (Procure-to-Pay) knowledge, system utilization & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical knowledge, service excellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management.
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