Status: Full-time position
Location: Odessa, TX
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 8/15/13
Job Summary: Organizes, directs and controls centralized purchasing, Warehousing and Printing/Mail functions for the City.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Five years purchasing experience with two of those years in a supervisory capacity.
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certificate a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of principles and practices of centralized government purchasing and sources of market and price trends and supplies. Knowledge of user applications involving stand-alone microcomputer and mainframe computer systems to properly administer inventory control and automated purchasing programs.
Duties: Prepares and recommends annual commodity contract awards for purchases.
Administers the formal bid and request for proposal process by preparing, reviewing and evaluating specifications for all purchases other than Public Works. Responsible for insuring that all purchases above the limit for competitive bidding meet the requirements as prescribed by state law.
Presents written recommendations for formal bid awards to the director of the using department based on the evaluation of results.
Consolidates the needs of the various departments for materials, services and equipment.
Prepares reports and budget requests describing Purchasing Department operations.
Manages budget for the Purchasing Department which includes the Print Shop and Warehouse operations.
Evaluates and makes decisions on inventory control based on periodic warehouse inventories and reports.
Conducts pre-bid, pre-proposal conferences.
Promotes positive vendor relations.
Develops procedures and organizes resources to obtain maximum efficiency and production within areas of responsibility.
Determines and implements policy and procedures for activities in purchasing, warehouse and main printing functions for the City.
Staffs and develops the management of personnel skills of supervisors.
Manages the procurement card function, manages the cooperative purchasing program and recommends when it should be used.
Responsible for tracking and disposition of fixed assets.
Other duties as assigned.
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