Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing: ?Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services. ?Interview vendors and visit suppliers' plants and distribution centers to examine and learn about products, services, and prices. ?Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations. ?Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history. ?Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action. ?Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes. ?Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories. ?Arrange the payment of duty and freight charges. ?Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age (40 and over), gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected classification under federal and state law. , , Associated topics: analyze, business, business intelligence, business systems analyst, financial analytic, forecasting, investment analyst, investment analytics, investment fund, law
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