CA LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA
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.