Sr Buyer

  • location: Annapolis, MD
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $17 - $20 per hour

job description

Sr Buyer

If you graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business, and have experience working in governmental purchasing: please apply to this Buyer III position.  Also, if you have Certified Purchasing Manager/Certified Public Purchasing Buyer or a Certified Professional in Supply Management--this is the job for you!  Apply by emailing your resume to


Prepares specifications for complex purchases and contracts; tabulates and evaluates bids; and recommends awards.

Reviews and approves requisitions; solicits both verbal and written quotations; and prepares and processes purchase orders.

Investigates new commodities and procurement techniques; and solicits new bidders and vendors.

Consults with using agencies; advises them on their requirements; assists in management of special purchasing procedures.


Considerable knowledge of the various types and grades of commodities.

Considerable knowledge of sources of supply and of market and price trends.

Ability to prepare complex specifications and to analyze and tabulate bids.

Ability to discern differences in quality and types of complex commodities.

Ability to meet and deal with using agencies and vendors.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.


  • Procurement
  • Commodities knowledge
  • knowledge of supply market
  • Specifications (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • Sole Source justifications
  • Governmental purchasing (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • Bachelors (required)
  • Years of experience: 3 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

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