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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Buyer III in Houston, Texas

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The Supplies purchasing group provides relationship management and oversight of external suppliers. The position coordinates activities involved with the procurement of supplies that support SCI operations. It collaborates with other internal departments and field locations for the planning and sourcing of products and services to effectively and efficiently execute SCI’s day to day operations. This position reports to the Director Procurement and is responsible for delivering relevant analysis and reports of supplies commodities and suppliers so that appropriate decisions can be made to offer the best value to internal customers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and manage relationships with national strategic indirect or direct suppliers

  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers for the purchase of supplies and services

  • Leverage enterprise spending to obtain best pricing and practices

  • Recommend sourcing options and new suppliers base on quality, service and competitive pricing

  • Identify and establish cost savings opportunities across supply commodities

  • Deliver recommendations to internal customers on supply related needs

  • Review indirect supply related purchase requests, coordination with internal customers to verify specifications and requirements to obtain bids and quotes, select and issue Purchase Order for approve requests

  • Expedite orders and field inquiries on status & tracking

  • Assist on resolving invoice payment issues/discrepancies

  • Provide monthly reporting on key suppliers and initiatives

  • Aid in collecting data for internal and external audits as required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a related discipline

Experience:

  • Seven (7) years professional experience in procuring supplies

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Procurement experience

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Understanding of key financial and utilities market principles

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Ability to communicate with associates at all levels of the organization

  • Proven ability to work both independently and within a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

Postal Code: 77019

Category (Portal Searching): Logistics

Job Location: US-TX - Houston