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Buyer/Purchasing Agent - 60876829 - TT

Job Code: 60876829
Job Location: Denver, CO
Category: Inventory & Purchasing
Last Updated: 02/22/2018
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Job Description:
The Buyer/Purchasing Agent understands and documents business requirements. Identifies and vets potential vendors. Negotiates price and terms for services, materials, equipment, and/or supplies from vendors. Formalizes agreements according to company policy. Monitors vendor compliance with contract terms and product or service specifications. Identifies and realizes opportunities for cost reduction. Participates in internal control processes
• Ensures daily procurement and expediting needs are met for major capital wind farm construction and fossil power generation projects. Assists in coordinating activities related to procurement of material beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.
• Analyzes the requirements of the materials needed, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date materials or parts are needed.
• Manages development and issuance of RFI/RFQ/RFP, coordinates bid evaluations and analysis, participates in supplier selection, and ensures necessary documentation is maintained for low dollar and low risk material and services contracts; investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.
• Negotiates lowest possible cost for materials balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs.
• Implements purchase contracts that comply with company regulations and requirements.
• Maintain online approved supplier list.
• Assures materials are delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets quality standards. Evaluates vendors against service agreements.
• Follow online standard work procedures and documentation for Supply Chain department.
• Prepare and issue purchase orders and change orders when necessary.
• Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy and resolve problems with vendors relating to shipping damage, delayed arrivals, deviation in size or shipment.
Candidate Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and two to five years related experience as senior buyer/planner and expediter.
• Utility or industrial capital project construction experience required.
• Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
• Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications (SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Understands business implications of decisions and knowledge of market and competition and aligns work with strategic goals
• Travel required. Work location will be both the main office in downtown Denver and various remote construction project sites.
• Wearing of safety personnel protective equipment (hard hat, eye protection, steel-toe boots) required at the project construction jobsites
For more information about this position, please contact the Entegee New Hope, MN office at 763-577-9000 or
Please reference job # 60876829TT
Equal Opportunity Employer


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