Buyer

  • location: Irvine, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $37 - $44.31 per hour
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job description

Buyer

job summary:
My Client, a fortune 100 consumer services company, is currently seeking a dynamic and process driven Buyer for an immediate 18 month assignment. The Buyer role will support the Procurement Operations group within the Strategic Sourcing & Procurement organization. The department works closely with internal associates, customers, Sourcing Analysts, and external Suppliers to understand business requirements for goods and services.

Ideal Candidate should come from a services based industry (NOT Manufacturing) and be familiar with purchasing professional services, hardware, software, office supplies, E signature tools etc. Candidate MUST have some knowledge of SOW's, NDA's, and contracts. This team does NOT source and negotiate contracts however they do red-line and execute contracts and initiate purchase orders.

Must have SAP experience. Ariba a Huge plus.

 
location: Irvine, California
job type: Contract
salary: $37.00 - 44.31 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
 
responsibilities:
Buyer responsibilities include:

  • Under direct supervision, Buyer supports operational purchasing activities, purchase order processing, office supply fulfillment, and/or e-procurement management, and contract management.
  • Must have experience with processing requisitions and creating purchase orders
  • Must have experience with Sourcing basic purchases consisting of commodity material, equipment, and services
  • Should have experience negotiating basic terms and conditions such as price, delivery, and payment terms
  • Should have experience with invoice reconciliation management
  • Assists and enables Business Partners in fulfilling orders against centrally-managed contracts
  • Experience with DocuSign or other e-signature tools preferred
  • Supports operational procurement activities, including creating/verifying that purchase orders are paid appropriately
 
qualifications:
  • Must have experience purchasing professional services, hardware, software, office supplies and using E signature tools.
  • Must have experience with processing requisitions and creating purchase orders
  • Must have experience with Sourcing basic purchases consisting of commodity material, equipment, and services
  • Should have experience negotiating basic terms and conditions such as price, delivery, and payment terms
  • Must have experience with invoice reconciliation management
  • Assists and enables Business Partners in fulfilling orders against centrally-managed contracts
  • Supports operational procurement activities, including creating/verifying that purchase orders are paid appropriately
  • May assist with special projects/initiatives, reconciliations, reports, and other Procurement-related tasks as needed
  • Experience with DocuSign or other e-signature tools preferred
  • Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
  • Highly organized and ability to prioritize work and competing priorities among various stakeholders
  • Must be a strong communicator
  • Must demonstrate strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively prioritize and manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Excel (pivot tables, Vlook up & charts), Word, Outlook Power Point and SharePoint
  • Requires at least 5 -7 years of experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • SAP experience Required
  • Experience in the financial sector a plus
  • Ariba a huge plus
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skills: Purchasing/Procurement
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.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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