Purchasing Representative

Job Title – Purchasing Representative

Job Classification – This job is full-time, permanent and is non-exempt.

General Duties – This person shall report to the Asset Recovery Manager and shall perform all associated functions to identify and close equipment purchases.
This person shall work Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM through 5:00 PM or other hours as assigned by the Asset Recovery Manager.

Specific Responsibilities – Specific tasks delegated to this employee include, but are not limited to:

Prospecting – Account Development within assigned territories to end users, leasing companies and other entities not involved in the resell of technology hardware to introduce the company and identify available equipment. Identify decision makers and influencers within the organization. Identify potential equipment sources and probe prospective suppliers to determine and qualify opportunity. Record results of all calls. Maintain activity goals as assigned by your manager.

Supplier Management – Maintain established supplier relationships through email, telephone and instant messaging. Determine supplier requirements. Maintain supplier information files. Obtain reference or accounting information as directed. Resolve problems.

Purchasing – Identify opportunities to acquire equipment, either through private auction, bankruptcy sales, lease takeout, or end-user takeout. Present benefits of partnering with Function5 for asset management. Address objections. Negotiate purchase terms including price.

General – Answer incoming phone calls. Prepare general correspondence related to purchasing. Maintain telephone and purchasing logs for management review. Perform other tasks as directed.

Job Requirements – High School Diploma Required. College Degree Preferred. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and internet portals and search tools. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Required Physical Skills – This person must be able to type, using a standard keyboard and must be able to use both a telephone handset and headset.