Issue PO’s to suppliers as required.
Manage supplier relationships with designated suppliers/product lines to ensure required customer service levels are met while maintaining or improving the company’s cost position.
In conjunction with applicable personnel, negotiate commercial terms of purchase including quality, price, delivery, and specifications.
Develop RFQ’s as required and issue same to approved suppliers.
Work with applicable company personnel to qualify suppliers to improve quality, service levels and cost position provided to the company.
Work with company personnel in a collaborative manner to pursue and ensure improvements in supplier quality, cost and delivery.
Edits purchase requests and prepares purchase orders.
Consults catalogs and other references to obtain prices and specifications.
Maintains files and records of materials, prices, inventories and deliveries.
May contact vendors and suppliers for quotations and follow up on outstanding purchase orders.
Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, meetings, workshops, etc.