Buyer

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $23.94 - $29.57 per hour
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job description

Buyer

Contract position: A Sourcing Specialist needed for a utility holding company in the Minneapolis, MN area. This is for a service design position. This role identifies and vets potential vendors. No per diem available. Travel within Minnesota and Wisconsin to various project sites is expected to be up to 10% of the time.

Responsibilities for the Buyer
  • Negotiates price and terms for services, materials, equipment, and/or supplies from vendors. Formalize agreements according to company policy.
  • Monitors vendor compliance with contract terms and product or service specifications. Identifies and realizes opportunities for cost reduction. Participates in internal control processes.
Requirements for the Buyer

  • 5+ years construction services based sourcing and contract management experience.
  • Sourcing experience with power plant maintenance or construction is a plus. Business relevant graduate or higher degree is preferable.
  • Detailed working understanding of Microsoft Office Suite is a requirement and a working knowledge of SAP is a preferred.
Benefits

  • Healthcare
  • 401K
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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