Senior Procurement Representative (Former Employee) – Pawtucket, RI – August 20, 2014
• Review requisitions to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications • Locate suppliers, using sources such as catalogs and the internet, and interview them to gather information about products to be ordered • Prepare request-for-quotes and e-mail or fax to suppliers • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, supplier information records, and price lists • Compare price quotes, item specifications, and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers • Prepare purchase orders and send them to suppliers via fax, email or internet • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems • Track the status of requisitions and orders • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations • Confer with customers by telephone or in person to provide information about products or services, take and enter orders, obtain detailed information • Check to ensure that appropriate changes were made to resolve customers' problems
It's a good place to start off at. I've learned that you must acquire all the knowledge you possibly can because you may be put in a situation in which you must make the decision. The most enjoyable part of my day is my co-workers..
Plant Adminstrative Assistant (Current Employee) – Leominster, MA – January 9, 2013
It has been a great 2 years working at Teknor Apex (previously DSM). Due to the economy and alignment wit their other plants, my position is being disolved. Other than that, I have totally enjoyed working there.