Thursday , April 25 2024

Diablo Water District Jobs – Buyer

Website Delta Diablo

Job Description:

This is a single-position, professional and technical level classification. The incumbent is expected to possess advanced knowledge of purchasing and accounting practices, and use initiative, independent judgment, tact and discretion to perform the full range of purchasing and contracting duties. The incumbent is expected to provide customer-responsive, cost effective and high quality purchasing services to internal and external customers, consistent with applicable legal requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review requisitions for the purchase of materials, supplies, equipment, and services; check for proper authorization; edit to ensure clarity of descriptions, specifications, and proper account allocation; contact appropriate department and/or division for further information as needed. Administer and review purchase orders, bids and contracts; verify receipt of all required insurance documents and endorsements; resolve discrepancies and problems regarding prices, delivery, quantity, and/or quality. Issue purchase orders up to the amount authorized by District’s policies and procedures.
  • Advise and consult with departmental representatives on procurement matters and assists in resolving issues. Confer with end users to obtain required information and resolve questions regarding purchase requirements; prepares concise, comprehensive, and accurate product and service descriptions for inclusion in specifications, scope of work statements, purchase orders and contracts/agreements for services. Assist departments in the timely closeout of capital projects, contracts and purchase orders.
  • Develop diversified sources for the purchasing of supplies, services, and equipment. Select vendor and maintain contacts to ensure continuity of services and a reliable source of supply.
  • Prepare purchasing documents, such as requests for quotation (RFQs), requests for proposal (RFPs), invitations for bids (IFBs), and specifications to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations; analyze and evaluate proposals; conducts pre-posal/pre-bid meetings and site visits; receives proposals and conducts public bid openings; analyzes bids by costs and calculates quantity conversions as necessary to conduct accurate bid analysis to establish the lowest responsive and responsible bidder; facilitates proposal evaluation to determine highest ranked proposer based on best value to the District.
  • Procure goods and services in conformance with established procurement procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Principles, practices, methods, and techniques of public agency purchasing, including specification development and contracting.
  • Procurement practices of governmental purchasing including sources of supply, marketing practices and pricing methods; trends in the procurement industry.
    Recordkeeping principles and procedures.
  • Development and maintenance of purchasing records, purchasing systems, material inventory systems and procedures.
  • Applicable state and federal laws and regulations including the Uniform Commercial Code and Public Contracting Code.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment.

Job Details:

Company: Delta Diablo

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Stockton, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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