Mine Buyer

Location: Point of Rocks WY Posted Date: September 10, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 589918900 Careermine Job Id: 1801277
General Purpose

Purchases equipment, materials and services through the review of approved material requirements and specifications, evaluation of proposals, and negotiations with vendors/service providers. Develops and maintains network of suppliers to ensure timely purchases and deliveries.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and plan purchasing strategies.
  • Negotiate with vendors to ensure the mines receive best price, terms, discounts and delivery on all purchases.
  • Ensure all purchases are made in accordance with company policy and guidelines and that all orders placed (within procedural requirements), along with the associated paperwork, is done timely and accurately.
  • Develop cost reduction strategies and efficiencies.
  • Develop current and accurate daily documentation of purchases made, including purchase order logs, purchase orders, quotes, etc.
  • Negotiate and administer simple warranty claims, in conjunction with all user departments.
  • Monitor and track invoices to ensure timely payment and discount opportunities.
  • Work with end users as necessary, to ensure appropriate purchase decisions.
  • Maintain and facilitate working relationships with vendors critical to the mines.
  • Lead by example and promote safety as a value and comply with company safety rules and state and federal regulations.
  • Monitor expediting report to ensure materials purchased meet required delivery date
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years' of experience in supply chain management/purchasing.
  • Teamwork skills to develop and promote cooperative working relationships within and among departments.
  • Ability to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
  • Ability to lead problem resolution sessions with internal customers and suppliers.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheets and word processing applications.
Preferences

• Working knowledge of coal mining materials, equipment and operations. • Purchasing or warehouse previous knowledge. • Previous experience with Oracle.

Additional Information

Primary Location: Point of Rocks

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

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Hiring Range: 60,800 - 88,400.00

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
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