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Procurement Technician

DeKalb County

Listing Summary

Salary Range: $37,830-$58,683

Purpose of Classification: The purpose of this classification is to, process purchase requisitions and purchase orders for the County and to provide clerical support to department personnel.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Reviews assigned purchase requisitions for various County departments; ensures dollar amounts are in compliance with established policy and procedures; and submits to appropriate personnel.

Creates purchase order numbers; conducts due diligence prior to purchase order approval into computer database; updates purchase orders in computer database as needed; and closes purchase orders as needed.

Reviews invoice discrepancies and submits to appropriate department for reconciliation; processes correspondences, reports and meeting minutes for solicitations and contracts; and routes contracts for signature execution.

Maintains accurate and correct data in automated purchasing and contracting systems; edits and updates information such as insurance information, buyer file, ship to address information, payment terms, freight terms, units of measure, etc.; reviews and analyzes system reports; and researches and resolves problems.

Assists with purchasing activities; sources suppliers; prices products and services, identifies suppliers; copies and assembles packets for Requests for Information (RFI), Requests For Quotation (RFQ), Requests For Proposal (RFP), and Invitations to Bid (ITB).

Performs customer service functions by telephone and in person; completes market research and reference checks, provides information and assistance related to procurement services, activities, procedures, forms, or other issues; responds to complaints; researches problems; and initiates problem resolution.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate's degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field required; two years of experience in procurement, contracting, or document evaluation, or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s license

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