Buyer/ Procurement, Purchasing Specialist

Adecco is currently assisting a client in their search to fill a Buyer/ Procurement Specialist/ Purchasing/Purchase order management role located in Port Washington, NY 11050

POSITION: Buyer / Procurement Specialist / Purchase Order Management
HOURS: 8:00AM – 5:00PM **Monday – Friday**

Pay rate: $20/hr, temp to-hire

The Buyer and CSR is responsible for processing customer orders and places and authorizes supplier purchase orders within assigned limits. Expedites orders, track deliveries, resolves shipping errors and maintains accurate records following established Company guidelines.
Interacts with all Supply Chain disciplines including vendor order placement, customer cost savings initiatives, problem resolution and delivery performance for a unlimited range of products and services. May work under general direction of the Senior Buyer and CSR.


• Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and prepares order to ensure all required data elements are provided and correct.
• May perform a minimal level of Supplier Sourcing.
• May negotiate materials, equipment and supplies from suppliers.
• Enter supplier purchase orders. Determine if material is to be “Direct Shipped” or processed via a WIS Distribution Center. Ensure that all electronic data interchange, Email, and faxed orders reach the supplier.
• Follow up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery. Resolve Supplier Purchase order questions and issues.
• Resolve Supplier Accounts Payable invoice questions and issues.
• Secure and review Supplier authorization (Return Material Authorizations) and coordinate return of materials and goods.
• Assist the Buyer and CSR Supervisor with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates and errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
• Customer account responsibility for order processing activities and problem resolution.
• Process Customer orders following established Customer Contract guidelines.
• Review daily Customer “Unedited” (unprocessed) order lists. Follow up open requests for quotes, and resolve all issues in order to process order.
• Generate Customer open order (backorder) listings. Update / Expedite status with information secured from Supplier.
• Review all unit of measure problems.
• Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing, and cost data on applicable company systems.
• Comply with standard policies,procedures, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley controls, and quality control processes. Understand and support ISO standards and support procedures for document control, purchasing, process control, corrective and preventative action, and control of quality records..


3+ years of Buyer, Procurement, logistics or Purchase Order Management experience
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Strong negotiation skills
Strong MS Office skills

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