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Buyer I

Houston, TX 77002
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Position Summary:

Prepares and executes requisitions for various, commodities and services under guidelines established by federal, state, and local requirements.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1. Executes requisitions of goods and services from suppliers.
2. Researches and evaluates vendor quotes to qualify commodity suppliers. Identifies qualified suppliers of commodities pursuant to agency needs.
3. Monitors and reports purchase order status through the use of various automated systems.
4. Interacts regularly with customers to ensure all purchasing policies and procedures are followed.
5. Administers University Procurement Card within the assigned department(s) to include; placing orders, reconciliation of orders and adherence to Procurement Card policy and procedures.
6. Performs receiving function for desk top delivery within assigned department(s).
7. Maintains appropriate documentation for audit purposes.
8. Prepares reports on a routine and ad-hoc basis to provide information regarding purchase order activities.
9. Performs other duties as assigned.


State of Texas purchasing certificate preferred.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Microsoft Office literate.

Minimum Education:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

One year of buying experience preferred in Higher Education or State of Texas Institution.
May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215

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Posted: 2020-02-02 Expires: 2020-03-02

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