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Associate Buyer (Entry Level)

at Spectrum

Posted: 5/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1456809
Keywords: purchasing

Job Description

Business Title
Associate Buyer

Posting Location
United States - Colorado - Greenwood Village

Posting Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for assuring timely purchase, delivery, and receipt of designated products at the lowest overall total cost to the organization.   Applies solid knowledge of purchasing principles, theories, concepts, and procedures to ensure that the right products are available at the right time, price, and quality. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience 

  • Manage purchase orders through all stages (creation, change, tracking, closure, and deletion). 

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships in the supplier community including minority vendors and diversity programs to enhance Charter´s reputation in the communities served. 

  • Maximize company value by effectively auditing vendor´s performance on invoice and shipment discrepancies, and communicate results with internal departments on issue resolution.

  • Execute buying responsibilities for a wide range of medium cost technical and non-technical products to support company initiatives and timelines. 

  • Works with and provides support with less experienced staff. 

  • Coordinates RFQ/RFP´s and vendor negotiations between suppliers and internal departments to include analyzing costs, terms, and conditions. 

  • Contribute to cost control initiatives by actively participating in vendor reduction, product standardization and excess material liquidation, item master cleanup, and maintenance activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
 
Related Work Experience

  • 3-5 years experience in purchasing life cycle methodology

  • 1-3 years experience in negotiation, and project management  

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment



Requisition #
240676BR

Job Code
FSC310 Associate Buyer Exempt

Position Type
Full Time

Area of Interest
Procurement/Purchasing

Business Unit
Corporate

Location
6399 S Fiddler's Green Circle Suite 120, 125, 300, 500 and 600

FCC Unit
13541

Account Code
C02-21111-772

Controlling Establishment ID
01076 - Greenwood Village 6399 Fiddler

More on Spectrum
The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Work State
Colorado

Work City
Colorado - Greenwood Village

Posting Job Title (Do Not Exceed 250 Characters)
Associate Buyer (Entry Level)

Zip Code
80111