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Location: New Haven
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPositionBuyerReports ToFinance & Administration DirectorDepartmentPurchasing FLSA STATUSExempt- Full TimePrimary Position ObjectivesResponsible for planning and supervising procurement actions for all supplies, services, and vendor contracts requested in support of center-wide operations in compliance with government regulations, corporate policies, and Center procedures. Directly supervises the Assistant Buyer. Brief Description of Duties

  • Coordinates Center purchasing through planning and budget control
  • Justifies selection of services through competitive pricing guidelines in conjunction with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Serrato Corporation procurement policies and procedures.
  • Verifies terminology and specifications of purchase requests.
  • Creates statement of work for construction, services and supplies to include the bidding package.
  • Compares prices, specifications, and delivery dates, and awards contract to supplier with best bid.
  • Uses computer system to maintain purchase orders, research possible vendors, and other purchasing related actions.
  • Ensures the proper preparation and maintenance of records and files.
  • Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.
  • Works toward meeting performance management goals.
  • Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
  • Evaluates personnel under his/her management and makes recommendations regarding disciplinary actions, promotions, and/or merit increases.
  • Adheres to required property control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulation, Quality Assurance Plan (QAP), Serrato policies and procedures, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates and abides by Serrato Corporation's core values and operating principles.
  • Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Participation in PRH mandated staff training is mandatory. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Key CompetenciesPerformance Standards/ResultsEffective Communication
    • Presents information both clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation of information.
    • Very high standard of communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of facts and ideas.
    • Shows professional non-verbal body language and actively listens to others. Organization of Work
      • Action oriented. Demonstrates the ability to handle several projects simultaneously with decision making, flexibility, and problem solving.
      • Implements the key principles of time management, task allocation and priority assignment in addition to personal organization.
      • Shows attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency.
      • Continually seek ways to improve employment service provided via development of professional skills and personal growth. Professionalism
        • Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills when interacting with others. Abides by Serrato Corporation's Healthy Workplace Environment policy.
        • Acts as team player and builds professional relationships with coworkers to achieve goals. Qualifications
          • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
          • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel.
          • Computer literacy with basic computer functions, email, internet, and basic programs such as Adobe Acrobat.
          • Strong negotiation skills, analytical skills, and decision-making skills.
          • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in all input.
          • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with vendors.ExperienceOne-year purchasing, marketing, sales or related experience required. One-year supervisory experience preferred.EducationAssociate's degree in business, finance, marketing or related field; or equivalent combination of education and training. Bachelor's degree preferred. Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsValid State Driver's License. Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, arms, talk, and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud. Benefits Offered
            • Paid Short Term / Long Term Disability and basic life insurance.
            • Health care insurance available (medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, HSA, and FSA)
            • Paid Holidays
            • Paid Time Off
            • 401K & 401K Matching
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • Employee Assistance Counseling Service ProgramDisclaimers
              • Serrato Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
              • Serrato Corporation conducts background checks and drug screens.

Keywords: SERRATO CORPORATION, New Haven , Buyer, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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