Purchasing Coordinator - Abell Pest Control (Home Office)
- Implements procurement strategy and policies
- Forecasts procurement needs
- Develops expertise to support growth for new projects
- Monitors macro trends in supplier and contract base and implements plans to react
- Orders materials and services as per negotiated and appropriately approved quotations
- Prepares purchase requisitions, approves and issues purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions
- Maintains procurement files
- Tracks purchasing activity and measurements
- Discusses defective or unacceptable new goods or services with users, vendors and others to determine cause of problem and take corrective and preventative action
- Manages vendor relationships and assists in building effective partnerships
- Assists manager in developing and implementing purchasing strategies
- Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipment in a cost effective & timely manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications
- Responsible for lowering costs and securing agreements
- Liaises with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices as necessary for the business with the supplier
- Assumes responsibility for the fleet management program; conducts research to prepare vehicle requirements for Executive approval; liaises with leasing company to ensure cost efficiency and deadlines are met; coordinates new vehicle deliveries and arranges for disposal of off-lease vehicles; arranges for registration renewals; manages fuel cards for all drivers
College diploma in a specialized field University degree in a specialized field
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Three or more years of experience in a purchasing role.
Must have Accounts Payable experience.
Supply management Excellent negotiation, communication organizational skills Problem solving and multi-tasking Customer service Documentation skills Proficiency in the MS Office Suite; Word, Outlook, Excel (Expert level user in Excel)
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