MO - Admin Buying Assist - 731100

Columbia, MO
M-F; 9-5

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Reports to Manager/Supervisor of Procurement, the position prepares, interprets and manages purchases and places orders according procedural guidelines, department expectations, and institutional time frames, and resolves problems between external (vendors) customers and internal customers. Creates, leads, and participates in departmental and cross-functional process improvement projects, including the training of new requisitioners.Work dependent upon, or facilitated by, the use of computers and computer software programs. Handling routine customer service complaints and comments that have only minimal impact on the business, without authority to resolve significant matters. Purchasing, buying, procuring or managing inventory, materials or supplies meeting department expectations and timelines. Providing expert advice to the company or the companys customers in areas such as accounting, setting or changing prices, selection or termination of contractors/vendors hired for purposes related to business operations, while performing work that strictly follows established manuals, guidelines, policies or procedures. Entering information into a database, formulating or entering queries into a database or running reports from a database. Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned.

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