Procurement Coordinator / Junior Buyer Layered Technologies
Procurement Coordinator / Junior Buyer
Procurement & Inventory Control
Kansas City, MO / Plano, TX
Skilled ? Non-Managerial
Layered Technologies offers a dynamic work environment that values passion, hard work and creative problem solving. You?ll find an atmosphere based on mutual respect and trust, with many opportunities to work beside highly skilled professionals in all levels of the organization. Our culture consists of a high energy, focused team that brings excitement and integrity to ?the game?. We provide our employees with career development opportunities, competitive salaries and great benefits.
We are a customer-centric organization and work hard to win and maintain superior customer relations through leading edge technology solutions that provide a significant value proposition. We are focused on a win/win affiliation with our customers providing the infrastructure they need, at the time they need it, with a highly competitive price point, which in turn helps drive their growth and success.
Work involves detailed duties in the requisitioning and purchase of supplies and equipment. Work is performed under the general supervision of the budget controller and requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in the preparation and review of specifications, the receipt of bids or quotations, and the checking of bills and invoices against specifications. The Procurement Coordinator position will require attention to detail and the ability to work independently on several projects at once. If you are looking for a challenging position in a growing company then this is the position for you!
Receives, examines and processes requisitions; prepares bid specifications and other necessary documents related to the purchase of supplies, materials and equipment; prepares requisition or locates source of supply, and places orders with appropriate bidder(s).
Compares costs and evaluates the quality and suitability of supplies, materials and equipment.
Interviews and corresponds with vendors; keeps informed of new products and market conditions and trends.
Confers with and assists officials of all departments to determine purchasing needs and specifications.
Maintains records on purchase price information on both open market and contract purchases and revises these as conditions changes; obtains quotations on open market purchases.
Performs related work as required.
Excellent written and verbal skills and strong attention to detail.
Strong organization and problem solving skills as well as the ability to work with changing priorities.
Proficient with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Office
Capable of multi-tasking in a high energy, demanding, and complex operating environment.
Effective teamwork and interpersonal skills
Ability to respond to difficult managers and vendors with discretion and tact
Ability to manage stress and pressure well.
Responsible for purchasing $400K - $500K per month.
Some familiarity with servers and other data center equipment is a plus
Exposure to and some familiarity with:
Microsoft Dynamics AX
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Prefer a minimum two years purchasing related experience or have demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks. However, we will consider training the right candidate.
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