* Produce purchase orders from daily generated reports and purchase requisitions, along with the day to day purchasing requirements associated with production.
* Ensure all purchase orders have confirmed prices and agreed to ETA’s by the end of each working day.
* Seek competitive quotes working with engineering approximetely15% of the time.
* Works daily with engineering to identify alternative suppliers and sourcing of discontinued/obsolete/poor availability.
* Conduct quarterly domestic supplier scorecard to confirm supplier compliance with purchasing conditions for the brand.
* Update the details of any assigned department and interdepartmental projects on Smartsheet.
* Inform purchasing manager of any notified price increases and the outcome of any non-approval prior to accepting any final agreement with supplier.
* Backup to purchasing manager.
* Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
* Carries out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
* Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.