Procurement Officer

Apply Before : 2022-01-11 (Closed)

Salary : Negotiable

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Job description

    • Receives purchases and check requests from throughout the facility, checks for accuracy, and forwards to university procurement office.
    • Maintains contact with vendors regarding orders and merchandise, new products, market conditions, and trends; coordinates purchasing from on-site vendors not associated with university procurement operations.
    • Receives, inspects, and distributes merchandise to appropriate individuals; files damage claims with freight companies or vendors.
    • Identifies minority firms as possible suppliers.
    • Prepares periodic reports related to purchasing, inventory control, and shipping and receiving within the local operation.
    • Conducts annual on-site inventory, prepares inventory listings to include the location and status of all equipment.
    • Evaluates the quality and appropriateness of supplies and equipment; conducts cost/quality comparisons prior to submitting requests to procurement office.
    • Confers with officials from all facility units to determine purchasing needs and specifications.
    • Obtains and updates information on open market and contract purchase prices.
    • Coordinates expenditure records with university accounts payable in order to assure prompt and accurate payment to on-site vendors.
    • Performs related work as required.


    Bachelor degree in similar field