Buyer

Cambridge, MA

Posted: 07/12/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 174555

Are you looking to expand your professional experience? A large test center seeks a Buyer for a 6 to 12-month contract opportunity. Moreover, this is an exciting and new opportunity for a self-proclaimed go-getter looking for an innovative and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:
  • Contact vendors, obtain quotations, examine bids, make awards, place orders and expedite delivery of goods/service
  • Support in follow up activities to expedite the delivery of goods and services
  • Conduct market research and develop requests for quotations (RFQ) for requisitioned materials, equipment, and services
  • Develop new supply sources where vendors are inadequate in accordance with the Purchasing Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Independently represents Purchasing Department in external/internal meetings
  • Examine bids including performing price and/or cost analysis in accordance with the Purchasing Policies and Procedures Manual 
  • Negotiate purchase including price/cost and terms and conditions within signature authorization
  • Document file on why price negotiated is considered fair and reasonable
  • Provide procurement counsel and advice to requisitioners

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or a related field 
  • 3 to 5 years of related procurement experience

Job ID: 174555

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

If you are already working with a WinterWyman recruiter, please contact them directly; otherwise, please send your resume and contact information to wwfc@winterwyman.com 

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