Buyer

Employer
Tarrant County College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

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Job Title

Buyer

Posting Number

F004244

Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded

No

Category

Clerical

Class Code

31

Pay Rate

$19.42

Location

District

Department

DT Purchasing

Job Summary

Coordinates activities involved with procuring and purchasing goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Develops procurement strategy with clients: analyzing requests, recommending revisions
• Reviews requisitions. Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
• Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price
• Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid
• Prepares purchase orders or bid requests
• Analyzes bid proposals within budgetary limitations and scope of authority; makes competitive range determinations; leads negotiations and awards purchase orders
• Creates and maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
• Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
• Approves invoices for payment
• Expedites delivery of goods to users
• Maintains purchase order database, logging in new purchase orders as necessary; administers the online office supplies program
• Oversees the travel program and procedures, and reconciliation of airfare and car rental direct billing
• Provides customer service related to purchasing procedures and accounting transactions; responds to client inquiries by checking records and files in automated system
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Associate’s degree or 60 college hours degree and three (3) years related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Certified Texas Purchaser ( CTP ) or Certified Public Procurement Buyer ( CPPB )

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

• Strong customer service and interpersonal skills

Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

Posted

10/22/2021

Contact

Marla Givens

*

817-515-1506
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Certification / License

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