Contract Buyer

New Orleans, Louisiana
Other (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 25.00 - US$ 40.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Hall, Christina, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion, in partnership with our client, located in New Orleans, LA is looking for a committed professional to join their team.
With over 169 years in food production, this client is seeking a Contract Buyer to work an 18-24 month contract.

Pay range is $22 - $29/hr based on experience with a work week of Monday-Friday 7:30am-5pm. There will be opportunities for overtime as well.
If this sounds like your ideal match, please contact our office for immediate consideration.

The ideal candidate will have between 4-10 years of experience.

Create and maintain Inquiry and Purchase Order Registers including expediting responses and deliveries
Process invoices to ensure timely payments to Vendors and Contractor
Fielding questions from potential bidders, vendors and contractors, verifying information and responding accordingly
Tracks and routes contractor submittals for approval.

Working hours: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The experience and ability to source potential vendors and contractor and develop bidders list for review and approval by Sourcing Manager
Have an understanding of supply chain management concepts
Possess interpersonal skills to support lasting relationships between, owners, vendors and contractors.
All other typical skills required to handle the fast paced activities typically performed by the sourcing team in a food grade processing facility.

High School

7-10 years

- Must be self-directed and detail oriented
- Must have good organizational skills
- Must have a deep understanding and professional experience with Purchasing Contracts
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills
- Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
- Capable of analyzing and prepared detailed reports

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at
Following the completion of your application, a recruiter from our team will contact you within 24-48 hours.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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