Purchasing Agent

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Company Overview: DataServ, a Skoda Minotti Technology Firm, founded in 1986, is a comprehensive provider of Information Systems and Technology (IST) solutions. We have provided comprehensive and unified IST solutions to the public and commercial markets for over three decades. To learn more about our solutions, visit us at www.dataservtech.com. Summary of Position: The primary focus of this position will be to work with the Finance / Operations Team to support day-to-day vendor relationships and purchasing initiatives. You will analyze price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical support when choosing suppliers and products in addition to following through with all processes related to purchasing. You will work with colleagues to develop processes, implement effective workflows and embrace best practices to support related company priorities and business growth activities. Essential Functions: Become familiar with DataServ policies and procedures Represent DataServ in a positive manner to colleagues, customer base and vendors Perform market analysis and new vendor research based on need Build relationships with identified vendors Effectively negotiate with vendors all terms and conditions in the best interest of the organization Manage vendor relationships, including resolving problems and disputes Identify new product and service opportunities Research product requests from sales Assist team by obtaining price quotes from vendors Maintain inventory for high service levels while maximizing high inventory turns Assist with purchasing and inventory utilizing ERP system and related software Generate purchase orders with adequate product requirements, attaching confirmations, and follow-up documentation to ensure timely delivery of product Keep account of all receipts of goods and invoice preparation Provide ongoing analysis, sourcing, selection, price negotiation, contract management, onboarding, and performance management of vendors Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness Develop processes, implement effective workflows and embrace best practices Provide redundancy and backup support for other team members Be a supportive team member to others All other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to proofread Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office products (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word) Strong skills related to costs: collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in logistics, accounting, or related field preferred 1-5 years of previous inventory control, buying experience, and/or accounting Experience with databases preferred Experience with technology manufacturers (e.g., Cisco, Microsoft, HP, Dell) preferred Meet physical demands of position, including the ability to lift and handle up to 45 pounds of materials, bend, stoop and stretch as required for placement and retrieval of materials or equipment on shelving Pre-employment drug screening required Pre-employment driver’s license and background checks required Other Qualifications: Technology savvy Team player Service-driven Detail-focused Organized multi-tasker Motivated and self-disciplined Professional attitude and demeanor Flexible in a fast-paced environment Independent with minimal supervision Consistent, responsible and dependable Follows instructions Exhibits strong work ethic Responds to management direction Handles demanding situations/timelines Solicits feedback to improve performance To apply, please visit http://www.dataservtech.com/Careers, click on the career of your interest, and submit an online application. DataServ offers a competitive compensation plan including profit sharing, healthcare, Life and LTD benefits and 401K Plan. DataServ is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable laws, including race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition.
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Purchasing Agent

Company Overview: DataServ, a Skoda Minotti Technology Firm, founded in 1986, is a comprehensive provider of Information Systems and Technology (IST) solutions. We have provided comprehensive and u...