Prepare requisitions and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs and adjust when necessary.
Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.
Contact suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries.
Review requisition orders in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.
Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
Calculate costs of orders, and change or forward to appropriate accounts.
Locate suppliers, using sources such as catalogs and the internet, and interview them to gather information about products to be ordered.
Monitor in-house inventory movements.
Any other duties assigned by supervisor
Skills and Specifications
Must possess strong computer skills
SAP experience a plus??
Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively
Should possess the skills of being a good team worker, self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
Good interpersonal skills for interacting with other departments
Must possess good mathematical, statistical and analytical abilities
Some maintenance background/knowledge of parts a plus