The Senior Purchasing Associate is responsible for the procurement of a wide variety of products and services. The Senior Purchasing Associate expedites purchases orders using distributor and vendor websites as well as emailing. This role works with little to no oversight, addressing complex issues as they arise.
Ensure prompt and accurate process of purchase orders.
Maintain a Service Board of new tickets, adjusting current tasks to accommodate urgent situations.
Communicate with vendors and suppliers.
Collaborate with Sales to quickly and accurately resolve issues.
Assist in the tracking of products and hardware/software licenses.
Perform responsibilities with little to no oversight, addressing complex issues as they arise.
Accuracy – Accuracy looks at the extent to which an individual's work is correct and error free within company policies and guidelines.
Autonomy – Autonomy looks at the ability of the individual to complete assigned tasks with little oversight.
Communication – Ability to promote understanding through exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Decision Making – Decision making skills look at the ability of the individual to select an effective course of action while controlling resources and expenditures.
Detail Oriented – Detail orientation looks at the ability of the individual to pay meticulous attention to all aspects of a situation or task, no matter how small or seemingly unimportant.
Initiative – Initiative looks at the ability of the individual to act and take steps to solve or settle an issue.
Judgment – The skill of judgment looks at the ability of the individual to form sound opinions or make decisions by evaluating available information.
Organized – Organizational skills looks at the ability of the individual to be structured and methodical in working skills.
Self-Motivated – Self motivational skills looks at the ability of the individual to reach a goal or perform a task with little supervision or direction.
Time Management – Time management skills looks at the ability of the individual to effectively utilize time for the completion of necessary job tasks.