Buyer 1

West Columbia, South Carolina
Financial Services (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 17.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Recruiting Department, Spherion
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Job Description

A global company in the West Columbia area is looking for a temporary Buyer to help contact suppliers and update SAP with appropriate suppliers information. This is a short term assignment for a data clean up position that will last 4-6 weeks.

Under direct supervision, participates in supplier negotiation and performs a variety of routine or low dollar purchasing tasks involving materials, supplies or services. Reviews purchase requisitions, and places orders with approved suppliers. May evaluate bids, select or recommend suppliers. Negotiates price, delivery, quality and service. Follows up on all awards until completion of order. Will assist in negotiations for major purchases by developing or compiling statistical information and gathering other data as required. Coordinates with the Accounting department as required to resolve questions on suppliers' invoices

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Requires a bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires intermediate negotiation abilities and above average analytical skills. Shows excellent verbal and written communication skills. Developing competence in computerized procurement systems. Requires intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. May require MS Access experience.


1-4 years

Knowledge of SAP desired
Computer Knowledge Required
Attention to Detail
Self Starter

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