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Procurement Buyer

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Corporate
Job Industry: IT (excluding Telecommunication)
Salary: The pay we're offering is $32 per hour

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The Opportunity

Description

We're looking for a Procurement Buyer, working in IT (excluding Telecommunication) industry in Austin, Texas, 78729, United States.

  • Responsible for working with engineering teams to setup vendors in internal tool(s), creating purchase orders, purchasing materials, components, equipment, supplies or commodity products for delivery at a specified time and location.
  • Assist with shipping/receiving or items, tracks and communicates status.
  • Develop new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate.
  • Perform purchasing-related financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Apply basic foundation of a functions principles, theories and concepts to assignments of limited scope.
  • Utilize professional concepts and theoretical knowledge acquired through specialized training, education or previous experience.
  • Exercise independent judgment within defined parameters.
  • Develop expertise and practical knowledge of applications within business environment.
  • Act as team member by providing information, analysis and recommendations in support of team efforts.

Our Client

Our client is a 20+ year-old IT services company. Connecting IT professionals, like you, with challenging positions at great companies. Taking the time to find your best possible match.

Listening. Following through. Ensuring fit between people, cultures, and attitudes. Creating the type of environment that clients and candidates are eager to return to, again and again.

Discovering better, faster and smarter ways to work together. Consultant retention rates outpace the industry. Most client relationships are measured in decades. Sound interesting? Check this out.

Experience Required for Your Success

  • Although not mandatory, typically requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or 4 minimum years of related experience.
  • Basic knowledge of buyer/planner functions and general familiarity with electrical/mechanical hardware.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must have excellent communication skills and proficiency in English
  • Must be a quick learner and able to self-drive activities to completion
  • Must be willing to learn new things and able to persistent through confusing processes and bureaucracy

What Do You Think?
Does your experience reflect what it takes to be successful in this role? Do the work and challenges get you excited about what's possible?

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