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Purchasing Specialist/Buyer

Company: Seu-usa
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS---Bachelor's Degree; or associate degree and at least two years purchasing experience---Two years' experience in purchasing; governmental or K-12 educational experience preferred---Buyer level or above certification in purchasing from a nationally recognized purchasing association or obtain one in the first five years of employment---Must be able to attend and complete various training sessions to maintain knowledge of current technology and systems---Available after working hours (on call) for emergencies, disaster responses and scheduled shift work as a part of the Emergency Response Team as neededREQUIRED SKILLS---Ability to organize and prioritize workloads in such a manner that all tasks are accomplished within the acceptable time frame---Ability to obtain a thorough working knowledge of commodity classifications as assigned through vendor contacts, literature or other means---Ability to work independently or as part of a leadership team---Ability to communicate effective and professionally with various levels of district staff and the business community---Ability to interpret data and research technical information necessary for specification preparation and for evaluation purposes---Ability to understand all laws, rules, regulations and policies as they relate to school systems---Computer skills, including familiarity with on-line purchasing systems and applications, i.e. spreadsheets, word processing, report writing, data bases and data retrieval systems1. Review purchase requisitions to assure source and price are in the best interests of the district.2. Prepare complete bid specifications when required by state law, or when economically advantageous to do so.3. Procure goods and services.4. Equip and furnish new school construction and renovation projects.5. Research and maintain a thorough working knowledge of the different commodity classifications assigned through vendor contracts, literature, or other means.6. Oversee all facets of the bid process, including invitation to bid, bid opening, evaluation, tabulation, recommendation and the execution of the contract upon school board approval.7. Participate in staff development and training sessions to maintain a competitive purchasing edge to support the needs of the district.8. Train district staff as assigned.9. Perform periodic reviews of bid activity to assess and recommend courses of action for future solicitations to bid.10. Ensure all departments and schools comply with state laws and school board policies as they relate to the purchasing of goods or services.11. Communicate with school staff and vendors to effectively accomplish purchasing objectives.12. Participate in the activities of the Disaster Preparedness and Response Team as designated.13. Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor, Purchasing.Sunshine Enterprise USA is an "Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons"BenefitsUnited Health Care Medical Dental Vision Life Ancillary coverages-through AFLAC Accident Critical Illness Hospital Confinement/Group voluntary Indemnity Insurance GAP Short Term Disability Voluntary Life Insurance

Keywords: Seu-usa, Daytona Beach , Purchasing Specialist/Buyer, Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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