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Buyer/Purchasing Agent - IV in Amarillo, TX at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Amarillo, TX
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description


  • Understands and documents business requirements. Identifies and vets potential vendors.

  • Negotiates price and terms for services, materials, equipment, and/or supplies from vendors.

  • Formalize 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.

  • Staff Augmentation Buyer IV contractor to support the SPS Transmission/Substation build-out (replacement position).

  • Work location-SPS 790 S. Buchanan in Amarillo (4th Floor).

  • Expected duration: 12-24 months

  • 25% Regional travel within the Texas panhandle and Southeast New Mexico.

  • Ability to communicate (writing and verbally), sourcing experience (RFP and Contracts), commercial utility experience and/ or construction experience (construction sourcing).

  • Sourcing and Contracting for SPS Transmission service/construction contracts.

  • Significant regional travel to in Texas and New Mexico required.

  • This position will be a key resource for on-site pre-bid meetings.

  • Need begins October 2017 (this is a replacement for a previous Staff Aug position).


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