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Purchasing / Procurement
Ref No.: 18-17215
Location: Newark,, New Jersey
1. Solicits verbal and written quotations for the purchase of assigned commodities and services. Performs vendor evaluation and award selection, assuring lowest total cost commensurate with quality, delivery and other corporate objectives.
2. Conducts price and cost analysis to support vendor selection.
3. Issues purchase orders, blanket agreements in accordance with corporate policies and procedures, state and federal regulations.
4. Effectively communicates with suppliers, purchasing staff and other internal departments to develop and review purchase requisition requirements.
5. Bids or negotiates a small number of new, routine procurements annually.
6. Researches and suggests methods, materials, and alternatives that may affect better product, improved delivery or cost savings.
7. Monitors vendor performance and compliance, critical dates and financial accountability.
8. Assists with organizing, preparing and developing bid specifications, advertising and soliciting for public bidding, negotiating or developing unusual bid criteria.
9. Performs market research to find effective and efficient purchasing methods.
10. Performs administration of purchase orders including tracking expiration dates, timelines, change orders and Board approvals. Plans for commodities and services replacement within expiration dates.

Associates or Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration and 3years of experience in MRO purchasing and/or materials management.Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel and Word software required. Familiarity with compliance & regs desired.