10 Best Buyer Job Descriptions

Buyer Job summary 1

Under limited supervision, Buyer will procure materials, equipment and maintenance supplies. This individual is also responsible for procuring supplies, raw materials, equipment and services necessary for the operation of the organization. Following established procedures, practices and policies to obtain quotations, evaluate proposals, award purchase orders and expedite delivery of goods and services will be requirements of this role.

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The Buyer is responsible for purchasing a variety of equipment, supplies and services utilizing computerized systems. He/she understands inventory control in order to minimize stock and non-stock orders. Demonstrates proficiency in Excel. Communicates with vendors regarding requirements, discrepancies, pricing, substitutes and backorders. Prioritizes duties for optimum productivity. Processes and organizes purchase orders, invoices, and receiving documents for Accounts Payable. Duties include; meeting with user departments regarding purchase requirements, developing and maintaining sources of supply, selecting suppliers, negotiating prices and delivery dates, approving purchase requisitions/orders, and following up on purchases with regard to delivery date, discrepancies, and backorder situations. Prepares tender documents for a variety of supplies, services and equipment utilizing Microsoft Office. Provides input into the development of policies and procedures, arranges for the disposal of obsolete equipment, and maintains purchasing related files and records including up to date catalogues and price lists.

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The Buyer has the responsibility and authority for the procurement of all project-related materials as requested by the assigned project personnel. This person will be locating and procuring materials at the lowest installed cost that will meet the project requirements.

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Buyer Job summary 4

The Buyer executes/generates compliant purchase orders based on approved requisitions, requests for proposals, bids and other similar and necessary documents related to the purchasing of services and materials.

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Buyer Job summary 5

The Buyer is responsible for negotiating contractual arrangements and purchasing specific supplies and equipment at the most favorable prices consistent with purchasing guidelines.

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Buyer Job summary 6

Ensure that purchase goods, materials and services and company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply. You will hold responsibility for a specific project/region/business. You will deliver tactical activities of purchasing goods and services off of defined contracts with stated terms and conditions.

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Buyer Job summary 7

The incumbent in this position is responsible for procuring goods and services, including warehouse inventory items, direct receiving items and special project purchases; exercises buying responsibilities and judgment on the basis of the best value, considering quantity, quality and service.

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The Buyer will interact with all business units within the organization ensuring cost, schedule and vendor performance management.

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Buyer Job summary 9

We are looking for a qualified Buyer who has experience with SAP and purchasing of commodities.

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We are looking for a Buyer to join our team.

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