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General OverviewAt an intermediate level, purchases materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and vendor services following established Supply Management policies and procedures while optimizing price, delivery, inventory levels, inventory accuracy and terms and conditions. Most purchases are more complex than buying off:the:shelf items. Purchasing Authority not to exceed 100,000 for spot buy purchases of materials and authorized services. Purchasing Authority to create task order is unlimited only against authorized long term contracts negotiated by authorized agent of LCRA. Performs a variety of tasks using established procedures. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher:level knowledge and skills. : Performs routine procurement requests to meet requestorA?s needs. Prepares and evaluates procurement packages and/or requests for quotes within delegation of authority. : Prepares commercial specifications for products or services to be quoted: issues invitations to offer products and services to appropriate vendors and contractors. Evaluates routine quotes and proposals from vendors and contractors to verify specifications, materials and scheduled delivery conformity to requirements. Selects appropriate vendors/contractors and negotiates transactions within delegation of authority as necessary.: Identifies potential source of suppliers and evaluates their capabilities in meeting company requirements. Prepares and executes purchase documents and reviews or accomplishes requisitions for materials, equipment, and services within delegation of authority. Ensures compliance with all corporate and Supply Management policies and procedures. Monitors the status of purchase orders and expedites as needed to ensure timely delivery of materials and equipment; informs company requestors of the same. Communicates with vendors to schedule materials deliveries. Researches invoice payment problems with receiving departments, accounts payable, and/or suppliers to resolve discrepancies. : Determines if materials, equipment, or supplies are currently in inventory before initiating purchases; utilizes inventoried materials, equipment, or supplies before purchasing duplicate or substitute items. Conducts stock maintenance on inventory items to ensure that active stock items are maintained to enhance suggested reorder reports. Reviews storeroom inventories to maintain stocking services for customers. Helps resolve material problems (e.g. warranties, shipping, engineering specification issues) and evaluates returns.: Compiles and maintains related data and records (e.g. ProCard, Material Safety Data Sheets, etc.). Assists accounts payable to pay and reconcile invoices. Answers questions from internal and external customers on technical specifications, purchase options, and order status.This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job:related instruction and to perform any other job:related duties requested by supervisor or management.Six or more years of experience in supply management, logistics, warehouse operations, inventory management purchasing from vendors, or administrative support. A degree(s) in purchasing, supply management, business, finance or engineering or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.IT and Services Procurement experience preferred.: One or more years of experience purchasing from vendors

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• Location: Austin

• Post ID: 17602583 austin
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