• Location
    Spring, Texas
  • Job type
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing

Adecco is currently assisting a large client in their search for a Buyer

DURATION: 2 years
PAY: Negotiable

Purchases spot equipment, materials, chemicals/catalysts, and service requirements for multiple business lines. This position would typically include a professional Buyer. Has extensive experience in the field in addition to experience in a particular buying industry. Possibly professional certification holder.

• Processes a queue of requisitions and converts to purchase orders on a daily basis.
• Collects written proposals from vendors as needed.
• Conducts simple negotiations of pricing and general terms & conditions.
• Addresses invoice discrepancies from the purchase order or the goods receipt and approves invoice payment for any additional freight costs not accounted for on purchase order.
• Liaises with the strategic buyer regarding project or turnaround purchases and potential bundles
• Provides support to ensure timely invoice payment.
• Handles any PO (purchase order) maintenance for orders processed (e.g. update PO text, update delivery date, etc.)

• Behavioral Skills: adapts, analytical, collaborates, communicates effectively, focus on customers.
• Functional Skills: PtP (Procure-to-Pay) knowledge, system utilization & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical knowledge, service excellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management.

Specific Job Requirements/Skills
Must be willing to travel to Beaumont / Baytown as required in the future. (With the expectation as team expands that we will have a portion of the team located at these sites.)
Experience supporting centralized contingent workforce management programs.
Experience with VMS / MSP arrangements

**Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.**

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IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “apply now” button to submit your resume.

If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please feel free to reach out to: Jenifer Robinson at

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