ATSS is looking for a Buyer for a client in the Pascagoula, MS area.
Performs broad assignments requiring considerable knowledge of procurement practices, procedures, sources, and materials.
TYPICAL DUTIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.
Performs various procurement assignments, including equipment purchases.
Ensures adherence of purchased materials and products to Company and regulatory standards.
Resolves discrepancies in price and term returns, shortages, or quality by renegotiating price, replacement, or back charges.
May supervise clerical employees.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Technical understanding of American Bureau of Shipping and ASTM material Grade Standards.
Understanding of marine structural drawings and material planning.
Computer skills and general knowledge of Windows sheets and data base programs required.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:
College degree preferred or equivalent job training/experience. 3 – 6 years experience in marine industry.