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Administrative Support Purchasing Specialist

Job in Houston - Harris County - TX Texas - USA
Posted by Mindlance INC
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-04-26
Job specializations:
  • Administrative
    Administrative Assistant
  • Purchasing
    Procurement, Purchasing Clerk, Purchasing Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below
SUMMARY
Responsible for source selection and procurement functions directly associated with the Company's needs for direct and indirect materials and services, fixed assets and tooling. These products and services are to be secured at cost quality, and delivery competitive levels consistent with Company policy and performance standards. The position is further responsible for the timely planning, scheduling of receipt and inventory control of the products and services as assigned consistent with JD Edwards requirements or as appropriately concluded with a requisitioner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Secures and analyzes quotations; negotiates prices and terms with suppliers.
• Works closely with Strategic Sourcing to maximize pricing benefits and purchases through corporate agreements.
• Maintains vendor ship dates up to date and accurate within JD Edwards.
• Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities, transportation logistics, inventory control and management, negotiates prices and delivery.
• Coordinates as appropriate, quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers.
• Visits suppliers' facilities to qualify them as new sources and assists in the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems.
• Performs other related duties as required.
• Maintains accurate MRP information in JD Edwards as it relates to purchasing, such as vendor lead times, vendor codes, etc.
• Initiates purchase orders and amendments for parts, services, and/or special tools; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products as required.
• Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, S+S Quality Policy, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality and environmental), and functional policies of the organization. Trains and motivates subordinates in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures.
• Promotes the Lean and Continuous Improvement Concepts through participation in projects and activities.
Position Requirements
High School
• Applicant must have computer aptitude and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office with
particular expertise in Excel.
• Must have strong typing skills, detail oriented, and ability to work well with others.
• Demonstrates excellent communication and negotiating skills.
• Must have good analytical and math abilities.
• Knowledgeable in MRP systems.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience with the JD Edwards system.
• Experience in the industrial motor control industry.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or general educational degree (GED) and 2+ years experience in purchasing role
Contact Information
Contact Name: Mindlance INC
Contact Phone: 732.284.3411
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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