Job Description and Jobs
- 1) Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for establishment: Reviews requisitions.
- 2) Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
- 3) Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
- 4) Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
- 5) Determines method of procurement, such as direct purchase or bid.
- 6) Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
- 7) Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
- 8) Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
- 9) 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.
- 10) May approve invoices for payment.
- 11) May expedite delivery of goods to users.
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