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Buyer

Cost Accountant | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Buyer
Work Location: Dallas TX

Job Summary/Description
Works under general supervision to provide advanced skills related to procurement of supplies, materials, equipment or services for Purchasing Department or for department vested with delegated procurement authority.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Receives and reviews more complex requisitions; applies appropriate procurement procedures; solicits telephone, electronic and written bids; analyzes bids/proposals across vendors, develops specifications and issues purchase orders following established processes.
• Accesses PeopleSoft Purchasing System to process department requisitions and inquire into accounting and receiving systems to track status of purchase orders.
• Communicate with vendors to resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices and/or problems involving delivery dates, delays, damages, shortages, incorrect merchandise, incomplete orders, non-deliveries, rejection status inquiries to satisfaction of involved parties. Review and request status inquiries from receiving and accounting. Review and amend PO's accordingly in reference to Match Exceptions, communicating changes to appropriate personnel.
• Develops in-depth knowledge of, and procurement expertise in, one or more designated procurement areas in order to function as specialist in area of procurement. Assists with preparation of invitations for bid and or submits request for proposal solicitation packages. Completes commercial/pricing evaluations of bid or proposal responses.
• Contacts, advises, and/or assists personnel of own or other departments with respect to requisitions, delivery dates, sole justifications, specifications, substitutions, supply sources, etc., concerning any aspect of purchase orders or request for bid/proposals, originated by incumbent.
• May periodically supervise work groups for special projects as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• High School graduation or equivalent and three (3) years progressively responsible procurement experience.
• Must have one of the following certifications: Accredited Purchasing Practitioner, Certified Purchasing Manager, Certified Professional in Supply Management, Certified Public Purchasing Buyer, Certified Public Purchasing Officer, Certified Texas Purchaser, or Certified Texas Purchasing Manager.
• If not already certified, must obtain certification as outlined above within eighteen (18) months of employment.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.