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Buyer, Technical Projects

Miami, FL
Date Added: January 24, 2023
Software Resources has an immediate job opportunity for a Buyer, Technical Projects with a major corporation in Miami, FL. 


3+ month contract

Position Summary / Job Purpose:
Sources and procures goods/services for technical marine and/or hotel projects. Receives requests from content owners/shipboard or shoreside customers and validates specifications/requirements. Seeks and offers alternatives for cost savings and timely delivery of goods/services. The incumbent is responsible for processing high volume of orders depending on scope assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Receives requisitions for goods/services and clarifies needs with requestor. Sources and negotiates specified requirements or seeks alternatives from a variety of usual and unusual sources to resolve issues.
• Makes procurement decision and recommendations based on price, availability, transportation and delivery schedule. Provides recommendations and analysis of proposed cost savings solutions for customer and management selection.
• Liaises with shipboard and/or shoreside personnel, suppliers and logistics to ensure proper ordering and timely delivery of good and services to operational vessels or projects without interruption.
• Monitors supplier performance to ensure consistent service, high quality and low costs of goods/services, and addresses deviations with management, including strategic supply chain partners.
• Processes emergency orders for goods/services required for compliance with USPH and USCG. Obtains all necessary approvals and completes required transportation forms in a timely manner to meet the operational/project needs.
• Processes contract orders in accordance to established terms and conditions.
• Responsible for researching and resolving issues including delivery failures, delivery discrepancies and invoices in disputes.
• Responsible for meeting with customers regularly to provide status updates on open orders and address relevant.
• May travel to ship visits, suppliers or project site for loadings, audits, etc. May travel to shipyards to support onsite procurement. 10% travel.
• Performs assigned duties in accordance to company's guidelines and policies, and delivers department's goals and objectives.
• This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management

Required Skills:
Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:
• Associate degree or equivalent required,
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
• 3-5 yrs. of procurement experience.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and priorities.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Demonstrate common sense and sense of urgency in all required business transactions.

Don't delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you're located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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