BUYER

CA LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA | Temporary

Post Date: 11/18/2016 Job ID: 1631 Municipal Skills and Departments: FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Pay Rate: 0.00
An established organization in western LA County is looking for a Buyer to fill a vacancy within the Finance Division. This is a full-time position working for at least 3 to 4+ months and can at the clients discretion be extended or made permanent. Compensation is open, DOE/DOQ.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
Receives, examines, and processes requisitions; prepares or reviews bid specifications and other necessary documents related to the purchase of supplies, materials, and equipment; locates source of supply, and places orders with appropriate bidders.
Analyze competitive bids and proposals, conducts bid openings, evaluates bids, and make recommendations on awards.
Compares costs and evaluates the quality and suitability of supplies, materials, and equipment.
Interviews and corresponds with vendors; keeps informed of new products and market conditions and trends.
Provide assistance and training to City departments to determine purchasing specifications and needs.
Maintains records on purchase price information on both open market and contract purchases, and revises these as conditions change; obtains quotations on open market purchases.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, or a related field. Experience directly related to this position may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required education.

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