Buyer 3 - Procurement

Adecco USA

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Buyer - Procurement role in Spring, TX!  

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**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only. 

Job Title: Buyer 3 - Procurement

Start Date: 3/28/2018Duration: 2/29/2020

Location:  Spring, TX - HOWEVER, candidates must be willing to travel to Beaumont / Baytown as required in the future.


Candidates must be willing to travel to Beaumont / Baytown as required in the future.

  • As the client’s team expands, the expectation is that they will have a portion of the team located at these sites.
  • Experience supporting centralized contingent workforce management programs.
  • Experience with VMS / MSP arrangements and international service delivery a plus.
  • Strong customer service and organization skills required.

MAIN FUNCTIONSPurchases 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.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES• 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, serviceexcellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationshipmanagement. 

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