Milwaukee, WI 53214

Post Date: 03/02/2018 Job ID: 163584 Industry: Professional Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Buyer will be responsible for effectively and professionally conducting the activities associated with purchasing materials and/or equipment as assigned.

Will prepare bidder lists, qualify bidders, prepare requests for quotation, and conduct bid evaluations.

Recommend source selections, lead or participate in purchase order negotiations, and prepare and issue purchase orders.

Purchasing assignments typically will consist of non-critical materials.

Obtain necessary reviews and approvals of bidder exceptions, bid evaluations, recommendations, purchase orders, and change orders prior to execution.

Utilize established policies, procedures, systems, and tools to assure maximum contribution.

Evaluate facts surrounding purchase order-related problem areas, determine the most appropriate remedial actions, and implement such actions through available means.

Administer assigned purchase orders, including change order processing, contractual compliance, and invoice processing and verification, and performance evaluation.

Identify and advise management of purchase order-related risks.

Development of potential and qualified suppliers, including performance history.

Maintain purchase order and purchasing process documentation.

Assist Procurement Management in the preparation of proposal deliverables, such as pricing of materials.

Assist Procurement Management in providing other support services as requested.


High school diploma or GED

Bachelor’s degree required

Must have knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, principles and practices, and the basic techniques of ensuring task completion, project delivery processes, and supplier relationship expectations.

Must understand the role of procurement and of this position in the project delivery process, accomplishes value-added expectations, and performs assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Must have working knowledge and understanding of the concepts, principles, theories, and compliance requirements applicable to the assigned group, subject area, or commodity.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Sam Angermeier
Staffing Analyst

Sam Angermeier is a Staffing Analyst with over 3 year's recruiting experience. Her favorite part of her job is guiding people through the daunting application process and making it easier for them to land a great job with our terrific clients. Watching candidates turn into great assets to our clients with successful careers is why she comes into work every day! The best way to reach Sam is via text message.

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