Jackson County Missouri

415 E 12th Street
Kansas City , MO
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Senior Buyer

Jackson County Missouri
Kansas City , MO Full-time
Posted on November 3, 2019

Senior Buyer

Department: Finance/Purchasing
Grade: g08
Salary: $44,865 - $54,662/year
Job Description:
  • Responsible for the administration of purchasing contracts and all bids for open contracts in addition to maintaining contact with contracted or potential vendors. 
  • Advises and cooperates with County departments in the evaluation of products including delivery, prices and vendor reliability.
  • Keeps current with new research, products and market changes which will affect procurement planning.
  • Oversees the County's Surplus functions.
  • Assists in the training of new buyers.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must have Associate's degree in Business Administration or related field, or one to three years experience in purchasing, bidding, bonding procedures and supervisory experience preferred. 
  • NIGP certification preferred.
  • Must submit to/pass pre-employment drug screen/background check. 


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