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Purchasing Coordinator

Company: Marietta College
Location: Marietta
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

ALL INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON MARIETTA COLLEGE'S EMPLOYMENT SITE: INDEED APPLICANTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED FULL CONSIDERATION. Position Summary: This position is responsible for managing the purchasing process for the College from inventory management and distribution to vendor relations and pricing reviews. Essential Functions of the Position :Assesses current materials available and maintains inventory of frequently utilized supplies.Makes a reasonable determination of supply demands based on historical data, market availability, and delivery systems.Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for supplies and equipment managing this process from order to delivery.Maintains positive relationships with vendors ensuring competitive pricing and reliable delivery.Reviews pricing regularly with vendors and competitors to ensure the College is being fiscally responsible.Ensures College employees are trained in the proper purchasing processes with regular communication and updates as changes are necessary.Prepares inventory and purchasing reports for review monthly.Assists in monitoring departmental budgets to ensure purchases are within allocated amounts. Requirements: Required Skills and Abilities: Ability to prioritize and exercise independent judgement in high pressure situations while maintaining composure and a professional demeanor.Extensive knowledgeable of the purchasing process and vendor management.Skilled at processing transactions with accuracy and superior attention to detail.Excellent customer service communication skills when interacting with staff and/or vendors.Ability to negotiate with vendors and secure the best pricing.Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.Intellectual curiosity to pursue opportunities for improving efficiency. Required Experience & Education :An Associates or Bachelors degree in business or related field preferred.A minimum of two years of purchasing and vendor management experience.Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience will be considered.Recent experience with Microsoft Office products.Valid driver's license is required and the ability to operate a golf cart or similar vehicle while on campus. Physical requirements: Primarily sedentary work with periods of standing and walking when taking inventory, receiving, or delivering supplies to departments.Ability to lift an occasional heavier item as needed during the delivery of materials but no more than 30lbs unassisted.Use of office equipment including computers, printers, copiers with lifting of less than 20lb occasionally to fill machines or move files. Application Instructions: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted visiting this site: . We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: Dental insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Marietta College, Canton , Purchasing Coordinator, Other , Marietta, Ohio

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