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Buyer 1-1021 in San Antonio, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  805991

Summary:

The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical buyer is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization.

Job Responsibilities:

Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors. 
Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts. 
Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. 
Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.

Skills:

Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills. 
Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data. 
Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information. 
Ability to predict consumer buying patters. 
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing. 
Knowledge of supply chain management. 
Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required. 0-2 years finance related experience required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.