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Purchasing - Buyer

Company: Dovers Downs Inc
Location: Dover
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

MAJOR FOCUS:

Responsible for obtaining materials and services from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations for quality and service while following company policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Responsible for reviewing purchase orders, bids and requests for accuracy.
* Responsible for obtaining bids from suppliers; analyze bids to secure the lowest, best bid.
* prepare and place purchase orders using the purchasing System.
* Negotiate with vendors to obtain the best possible pricing for the company.
* Must be able to follow and complete Sarbanes/Oxley Accounting and Reconciliation requirements.
* Responsible for interviewing salesmen regarding ordering supplies.
* Responsible for reviewing open purchase orders and directs expediting.
* Responsible for preparing monthly status reports on major purchases and other activities.
* Provides exceptional customer-service.
* Follows all established safety rules and regulations.
* Adheres to all policies and procedures.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

* Provides support to other Purchasing office staff.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS/EDUCATION:

* Associate Degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience required.
* One (1) to three (3) years experience in purchasing preferred.
* Knowledge of standard purchasing procedures and practices preferred.
* Analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills required.
* Ability to express ideas or make recommendations concerning job related issues.
* Ability to read material, review documents, receive instructions and hear inquiries from guests, clients and staff.
* Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both oral and written.
* Must be able to report to work on time as scheduled
* Must be able to work weekends, holidays and nights as needed.
* Must be able to successfully pass a background check.
* Must present an overall professional appearance and report to work in appropriate attire

The above description denotes some of the specific characteristics which are necessary to perform the principal functions of the job and are not intended to be a description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Dover Downs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ADDENDUM TO JOB DESCRIPTION

These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company will review for reasonableness, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

X

Seeing

Pull ( pounds)

X

Bend

X

Color Perception

Climb, Ascend/Descend (Stairs, Ladders)

X

Stoop /Kneel /Crouch

X

Hearing / Listening

Lift ( pounds)

Taste

X

Clear Speech / Talking

Carry ( pounds)

Smell

Touching

Drive (local / long distance)

Repetitive Motion

X

Dexterity /Hand

Walk for Extended Periods

Run

X

Dexterity /Fingers

X

Stand for Extended Periods

Reach (Above Shoulder)

Push ( pounds)

X

Sit for Extended Periods

Other:

MENTAL / REASONING REQUIREMENTS

Reading - Simple

Writing - Simple

Advanced Math Skills

X

Reading - Complex

X

Writing - Complex

X

Analysis / Comprehension

X

Clerical

X

Basic Math Skills

X

Judgment / Decision Making

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Shift Work

Outside

Pressurized Equipment

X

Works Alone

Extreme Heat

Moving Objects

X

Works with Others

Extreme Cold

High Places

X

Verbal Contact with Others

Extreme Noise

Fumes / Odors

X

Face-to-Face Contact

Mechanical Equipment

Hazardous Materials

X

Inside

Electrical Equipment

Dirt / Dust

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

Keywords: Dovers Downs Inc, Wilmington , Purchasing - Buyer, Other , Dover, Delaware

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