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Job Title:
Procurement Specialist

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

$38000.00 - $43000.00

Salary Frequency:

***COMPANY IS OFFERING A $1000 RECRUITING BONUS** SUMMARY: While reporting to the Procurement Manager, this position has the responsibility for the procurement of services and purchasing of goods following agency policies and procedures as well as Federal Transportation Administration regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: * Establishes bid standards and prepares procurement documents to publicly solicit bids and contracts for the purchase and/or lease of materials and services. * Lead the reviews of proposals to determine the best offer. * Responsible for ensuring records are maintained and procurements are documented from origination through completion. * Manages the procurement of all supplies, equipment, and services for the CAT Procurement Policy and Procedures manual. * Makes recommendations on policies and procedures as needed to ensure the success and compliance of all procurement-related activities. * Provides procurement research into procurements to ensure CAT obtains the best possible price. * Identifies suppliers that satisfy CAT’s contracting and purchasing requirements. * Prepares solicitation documents and offers using various forms of advertisement. * Conducts the evaluations of offers and determines the best supplier in accordance with solicitation requirements. * Assures suppliers deliver materials and services in accordance with standards of price, time, quantity and quality agreed upon. * Processes requisitions for goods and services per Authority policy and procedures. * Issues purchase orders once all support documentation has been prepared. * Receives vendor invoices and processes per Authority policy and procedures. * Exhibits a strong sense of urgency to maintain high personal performance while making decisions and allocating resources in a cost-efficient manner. * Performs with excellence other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provision supervision over the entire procurement process. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *Basic computer skills and word processing. * Mathematical background. * Experience with spreadsheets and automated accounting systems. * Sorting, checking, counting, and verifying numbers. * Listening, communicating (written and verbal), and following up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers. * Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills. * Working independently, be a self-starter, and energetically approach tasks assigned. * Demonstrate common sense and sound judgment. * Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours; possibly work weekends or evenings. * Performing at high levels in a fast-paced ever-changing work environment. * Anticipating work needs and following through with minimum direction. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and have 2 to 5 years of public sector procurement experience. Possesses strong working knowledge of procurement and contracting following state and federal government guidelines. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Write simple correspondence. Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. English is required, and bilingual is a plus. REASONING: Apply understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations. Strong analytical skills are a must. COMPUTER SKILLS: Experience with work processing, spreadsheets, internet software, email and/or database software preferred. Microsoft Office skills are required. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Professional procurement certification is a plus. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The 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 remain upright, maneuver, and manipulate and handle ; reach; and communicate and detect sound. The employee is frequently required to remain stationary. The employee is occasionally required to ascend or balance, maneuver/position self, and detect odor. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 20 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The 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. DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship. Employer is an: EOE M/F/D/V. A drug-free workplace. When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. #CBAH

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 24 Months

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must possess a Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Applicant Must have at least 2 years of public sector procurement experience.
Applicant Must have Microsoft Office experience.

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