PT Purchasing Associate

Park Ridge, IL

Posted: 01/24/2019 Industry: Finance Pay Rate: $17-$20/hr

My client is looking for a part time Purchasing Associate. 

Part time hours: 9am-4pm 3 days a week. 

  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Maintains procurement records such as items purchased, costs, delivery, product quality, and inventories.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods with users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Maintains disaster recovery inventory of critical supplies and ensures that it is updated on a consistent basis.
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.
  • Runs monthly billing reports and prepares all month end billing entries and re allocations at month end.
  • Administers and coordinates day-to-day facilities related activities. Ensures schedules are met and addresses work quality issues.
  • Obtains bids and estimates for facilities related projects and coordinated the jobs with various contractors and vendors.
  • Coordinates and manages various operational projects as needed.
  • Develop innovative cost control measures through consolidation and identification of needed materials and services
  • Provide financial analytics through presentations for strategic sourcing of services and goods for the company
  • Assist facilities team with providing services at the Hanley Center to include function space configurations


  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 1+ year of Purchasing experience
  • Banking would be a plus
  • Customer Service experience

Roseanne Failla
Division Director

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