Procurement Specialist I/II

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Aug 14, 2018
Full Time Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: $19.99 - $28.16 Hourly

Job Description

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Receives and reviews requisitions for supplies, materials and equipment in relation to the County's needs.
  • Invites and accepts bids, quotes and proposals, analyzes them for conformance to specifications, make recommendations for awards.
  • Handles complex contract negotiations or renegotiations with vendors and service providers.
  • Administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
  • Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine the need for changes.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Keeps informed of new products and markets conditions and trends.
  • Arranges for and attends test and demonstration of equipment.
  • Prepares reports, recommendations and correspondence.
  • Establishes and directs systems for blanket purchase orders and recordkeeping.


Minimum Qualifications:
PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST I

Experience:
Three (3) years of para-professional procurement experience preferably in a public agency.

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a major in business or public administration or a closely related field. Experience and/or education may substitute for the college education on a year-for-year basis.

PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST II

Experience:
Three (3) years performing duties comparable to those of a Procurement Specialist I in Merced County.

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a degree in business or public administration or a closely related field. Experience and/or education may substitute for the college education on a year-for-year basis.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous