Director of Purchasing

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Accounting/Finance

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Director of Purchasing





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Macon, GA

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Responsible for development and adherence of University policies and procedures for procurement and purchasing card use for the University. Review and approve all requisitions and insure proper account coding and approvals are satisfied. Review purchasing card purchases for appropriate business expense, proper documentation, appropriate account coding and proper approval. Negotiates preferred vendor contracts, assist departments to obtain the best cost for University purchases by negotiating purchase agreement, and ensure adherence to Uniformed procurement guidance for government grants or contracts.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in business or a closely related field is required, along with a minimum of three years of purchasing experience.  Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be knowledgeable of the procurement standards of Uniformed Guidance. Must be able to prioritize responsibilities, be impartial, honest, and review all facts before making decisions.  Candidates with accounting coursework, Certified Purchasing Managers, and prior supervisory experience are desirable.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

2. Do you have a valid driver's license?

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