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Job Description:

  • 1) Compiles information and records to prepare purchase orders for procurement of material for industrial firm, governmental agency, or other establishment: Verifies nomenclature and specifications of purchase requests.

  • 2) Searches inventory records or warehouse to determine if material on hand is in sufficient quantity.

  • 3) Consults catalogs and interviews suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.

  • 4) Types or writes invitation-of-bid forms and mails forms to supplier firms or for public posting.

  • 5) Writes or types purchase order and sends copy to supplier and department originating request.

  • 6) Compiles records of items purchased or transferred between departments, prices, deliveries, and inventories.

  • 7) Computes total cost of items purchased, using calculator.

  • 8) Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.

  • 9) May compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates and award contract to bidders or place orders with suppliers or mail order firms.

  • 10) May verify bills from suppliers with bids and purchase orders and approve bills for payment.

  • 11) May classify priority regulations.




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Job Number: 7934