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Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Purchasing Agent in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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rPurchasing Agent

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rOverview

rFounded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF){target="_blank" rel="noopener"} is among the nation\'s oldest, most respected independent, nonprofit biomedical research institutes. OMRF is dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human diseases, focusing on critical research areas such as Alzheimer\'s disease, cancer, lupus, Multiple Sclerosis, and cardiovascular disease. OMRF follows an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research and ranks among the nation\'s leaders in patents per scientist.

Located in Oklahoma City, a city that offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy, OMRF has been voted one of the Top Workplaces since the inception of the award. This achievement has been accomplished thanks to OMRF individuals who share a unified understanding that our excellence can only be fully realized with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, and vision insurance, minimum 8% company retirement contribution, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, onsite cafe, free onsite fitness center with access to personal trainer, free parking and much more! Relocation assistance available for those located 50 miles outside of Oklahoma City metro and out of state. Learn more about our benefits here{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}.

OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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rResponsibilities

r Reviews requisitions, verifying accuracy, terminology, specifications. Approves requisitions for conversion to Purchase Orders.

Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.

Prepares bid requests when required.

Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and to scope of authority.

Maintains procurement records (e.g.: items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories)

Troubleshoots with users, vendors, and others regarding defective or unacceptable goods or services and determines source of trouble and takes corrective action.

Assists and coordinates with the Accounting Department the processing of completed purchase order payments.

Approves invoices for payment.

Expedites delivery of goods/services to users.

Processes and ships returned goods to vendor and ensures proper credits are received.

Consults catalogs and interviews suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.

Prepares purchase orders and sends copies to supplier when a hard copy is required.

Compares prices, specifications, and delivery dates to provide best value for end users.

Verifies invoices from suppliers with bids/quotes and purchase orders and approves payment.

Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

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rQualifications

rrrrHigh school or GED and 5 years relevant experience or combination of education and experience.Clearly understands procurement principles for p oviding quality service to Foundation departments by managing and measuring vendor performance. Knowledge of applicable computer software and accounting processing. Must possess strong and effective communications skills both verbally and in writing. Must be able to multitask and perform mathematical computations. Must possess a team-first mentality.rrrr

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rTo apply, visit https://careers-omrf.icims.com/jobs/1690/purchasing-agent/job?in_iframe=1

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rOMRFs excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.r

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