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Buyer Professional in Milwaukee, WI at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Buyer Professional

3 month contract to possible hire

Milwaukee, WI 53214

8:am - 5:00pm


This position is responsible for effectively and professionally conducting the activities associated with purchasing materials and/or equipment as assigned. The incumbent has knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, principles and practices, and the basic techniques of ensuring task completion, project delivery processes, and supplier relationship expectations. The incumbent understands the role of procurement and of this position in the project delivery process, accomplishes value-added expectations, and performs assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures. The incumbent has working knowledge and understanding of the concepts, principles, theories, and compliance requirements applicable to the assigned group, subject area, or commodity.


  • Prepare bidder lists, qualify bidders, prepare requests for quotation, and conduct bid evaluations.

  • Recommend source selections, lead or participate in purchase order negotiations, and prepare and issue purchase orders.

  • Purchasing assignments typically will consist of non-critical materials.

  • Obtain necessary reviews and approvals of bidder exceptions, bid evaluations, recommendations, purchase orders, and change orders prior to execution.

  • Utilize established policies, procedures, systems, and tools to assure maximum contribution.

  • Evaluate facts surrounding purchase order-related problem areas, determine the most appropriate remedial actions, and implement such actions through available means.

  • Administer assigned purchase orders, including change order processing, contractual compliance, invoice processing and verification, and performance evaluation.

  • Identify and advise management of purchase order-related risks.

  • Development of potential and qualified suppliers, including performance history.

  • Maintain purchase order and purchasing process documentation.

  • Assist Procurement Management in the preparation of proposal deliverables, such as pricing of materials.

  • Assist Procurement Management in providing other support services as requested.