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Purchasing Specialist

Company: Nelnet
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At ALLO, we believe people are our biggest asset. Our team brings the ALLO mission to life because as local members of each community, we live, work, play, and volunteer right here with you. We're passionate about being involved and contributing to the success and progress of each of our fiberhoods.

We pursue these passions because ALLO leaders have created a workplace where folks are valued, ideas are heard, and work-life balance is an everyday practice.

As a Purchasing Specialist at ALLO, you will obtain requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes payment for all departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.

+ Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.

+ Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.

+ Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.

+ Prepare reports and maintain accurate inventory and procurement records.

+ Monitor and maintain proper inventory levels.

+ Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.

+ Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.

+ Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.

+ Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

EDUCATION:

+ Existing and essential related work experience

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:

+ Supply Management

+ Tracking Budget Expenses

+ Vendor Relationships

+ Organization

+ Customer Service

+ Documentation Skills

+ Supply Management

+ Manufacturing Methods and Procedures

+ Manufacturing Quality

+ Cost Accounting

+ Flexible during times of change

+ Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business

+ Able to work flexible hours, nights, holidays, and weekends

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, HSA and FSA, generous earned time off, 401K/student loan repayment, life insurance & AD&D insurance, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, performance-based incentive pay, short- and long-term disability, and a robust wellness program.

ALLO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing opportunities to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ALLO believes that diversity and inclusion within our team is critical to our success as a company. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply may contact Recruiting at allorecruiting@allofiber.com .

Keywords: Nelnet, Lincoln , Purchasing Specialist, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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