TransCore - Hummelstown, PA

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TransCore, a subsidiary of Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a full-time Buyer to join the purchasing and subcontracts administration team in Hummelstown, PA.

The Buyer is primarily responsible for the cost effective procurement of materials and services to meet the requirements of the organization. Checks requisitions, contacts vendors, examines bids and makes awards. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reviews & validates requisitions and authorizations to procure goods and services
  • Negotiates basic agreements as to price, delivery, quality of goods and services
  • Monitors receipt of goods and services
  • Places purchase orders via phone, fax, email or letter
  • Resolves Accounts Payables and vendor invoice discrepancies
  • Negotiate supplier Purchase Order agreements (conformance, delivery, volume, and cost)
  • Interprets and communicates purchasing specifications to supplier
  • Executes improvement and corrective action initiatives with suppliers as required
  • Performs supplier surveys, assesses potential suppliers, and distributes report findings as necessary

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or related business curriculum preferred
  • Prior experience in the purchasing /subcontracting field to include competitive bidding, bills of materials, negotiations a plus
  • Working knowledge of commercial terms and conditions, proposal preparation (Department of Transportation), and Prime Contracts flowdowns a plus
  • Certificates from NAPM or NCMA a plus

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