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Senior Purchaser/Buyer

Company: International Logic Systems
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Job Description:

Job DescriptionILS, Inc. has an opening in Philadelphia, PA for a Senior Purchasing Agent.Responsibilities: Provides purchasing services for business units, including solicitation, negotiation of contract pricing, contractual terms and conditions of purchase, and development of sources of supply. Procurement Services group buyers interact with and support all departments across the enterprise; guides and implements process improvements and services expertise and provides for the best pricing, delivery. Serves as a vital interface to business units and management as a recognized source of expertise for the sourcing function and responsible for leading and managing procurement projects assigned. Oversees all activities related to the management of business units’ requirements, from intent to purchase through delivery of services required and subsequent contract administration. Provides efficiency in the purchasing process with execution at the best value for Amtrak while ensuring overall customer satisfaction. Recruits, maintains, and manages suppliers with focus on total systems cost improvements while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct. Negotiates complex contracts involving variable costs and non-standard Terms and Conditions; interacts with customers both internal and external to provide a high level of service. Prepares and administers contracts that are financially and legally sound to ensure enforcement of contractual requirements and policies and procedures in concert with Federal Procurement Regulations and/or the Uniform Commercial Code whichever is applicable.Requirements: Must be detailed oriented and disciplined to ensure project completion and effective follow-through. BS in Business Administration or related field and 8 plus years of experience; or the equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Must possess a thorough knowledge of commodity pricing, market trends, product availability, quality standards, sources of supply (including minority firms), negotiation techniques, value analysis and other cost savings methods. Senior level experience in purchasing or materials planning or related fields. Proven track record of improving business processes and delivering measurable results. Ability to analyze strategic options and their direct potentials and indirect impact on the organization.Preferred Skills: Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or other supply chain/purchasing certifications. High level of experience in Service procurements, and negotiations of SLAs, Terms and Conditions, and total cost of ownership. Extensive market expertise (IT, HR, Marketing, Consulting and Professional Services) and extensive supplier management skills.Company DescriptionInternational Logic Systems, Inc. (ILS) is a certified woman-owned small disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) offering innovative mobile-based technology, application development, operational support and consumer-focused business improvement solutions. Established in 1993, ILS supports projects for federal and commercial sectors.

Keywords: International Logic Systems, Philadelphia, Senior Purchaser/Buyer, Other, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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