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Transdev Purchasing Associate in Garden City, New York

Overview

Under direction of the Senior Director of Procurement, the Purchasing Associate will select vendors and contractors via competitive quotes, bids and sole source determinations for the purpose of awarding and managing value-based contracts for a wide variety of goods, services and equipment in a transit organization

Responsibilities

  • Research the marketplace to select best-in-class vendors and contractors who can meet or exceed the needs and requirements of the organization

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and assist in the development and evaluation of specifications and scopes of work prior to contract awards

  • Prepare & solicit Request for Quotes, Invitation for Bids & Sole Source determinations

  • Conduct vendor meetings, conferences and site tours

  • Analyze and negotiate purchase orders and process change notices

  • Ensure contractors and vendors adhere to terms and conditions of contracts

  • Evaluate proposals & prepare selection documentation for management consideration

  • Ensure vendor contract documentation meets or exceeds audit requirements

  • Identify local participation opportunities for National Corporate Purchasing Agreements

  • Process requisitions and create purchase orders and a variety of reports

  • Perform other procurement-related duties and projects, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Finance or other related field of study,plus 3 years of purchasing experience or an appropriate combination of education and work experience

  • Strong problem-solving, negotiation, interpersonal and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • High work ethic – performs with minimal supervision and guidance

  • Organized self-starter who works well on team assignments & on an individual basis

  • Experience in preparing and managing Requests for Quotes and Invitations for Bids

  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft® Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of public and private sector purchasing including FTA governmental regulations and NYS and Nassau County contracting provisions, is a plus

  • C.P.M., CPSM, CPPO, CPPB or other procurement designation, is a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS :The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • 90% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

  • 10% of work is accomplished at nearby site tours, in workshops, training centers or at vendor’s place of business

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing and looking at a computer screen

About us:

Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit and shuttle services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe, sustainable, and innovative mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and contribute to a more sustainable environment.

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

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If you require any ADA accommodations to apply online, please contact your local Human Resources Representative. Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status.

Job Locations US-NY-Garden City

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/16/2021 4:46 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-15114

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Hiring Manager Paulo Pasco

Company/Division Transdev Services

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