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Company: AirBorn Inc.
Location: Rumford
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: Responsible for purchasing and negotiating goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, and supplies from vendors for the organization.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Negotiates materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
  • Reviews requisitions.
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable vendor.
  • Reviews billings and contacts suppliers to correct errors.
  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
  • Maintains records of ongoing cost savings for company.
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or quote, and prepares purchase orders or quote requests.
  • Reviews quote proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs delivery, product quality, or performance.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, and vendors, to determine the source of trouble and takes corrective action.
  • Approves invoices and merchandise returns, and expedites delivery of goods to users.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Requires knowledge typically acquired through:
    • Completion of a Bachelors degree from a four year college or university,
    • A minimum of one to five years of related experience, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Requires ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and government regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers and vendors.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, and controls, and reach with arms and hands. The employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristic described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, and travel is limited to less than 10%. Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability/Vet ITAR COMPLIANCE This position requires access to or use of information which is subject to the federal International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines "U.S. Person" as U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., person admitted as a refugee to the U.S., person granted asylum in the U.S., or person granted the status of alien lawfully admitted for temporary residence to the U.S. under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) (for special agricultural workers) or 8 U.S.C. 1255(a)(1) (an amnesty program).

Keywords: AirBorn Inc., Providence , Buyer, Other , Rumford, Rhode Island

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