Procurement Buyer

Austin, TX 78729

Posted: 05/17/2023 Industry: Purchasing Job Number: 13045 Pay Rate: 32.00-32.00

Job Description

We are looking for a Procurement Buyer in Austin, TX 78729. This person will assist engineering teams with setting-up new vendors, submitting purchase orders, liaison with suppliers, coordination with shipping and receiving. If you have basic knowledge of buyer/planner functions and general familiarity with electrical/mechanical hardware APPLY NOW!  


LOCATION: 7700 W Parmer Ln Building C, 1st Floor Austin Texas 78729

DURATION: 6-month contract  

PAY: $32/hour


Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for working with engineering teams to setup vendors in internal tool(s), creating purchase orders, purchasing materials, components, equipment, supplies or commodity products for delivery at a specified time and location.
  • Assists with shipping/receiving or items, tracks and communicates status.
  • Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate.
  • Performs purchasing-related financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Entry: Applies basic foundation of a functions principles, theories and concepts to assignments of limited scope.
  • Utilizes professional concepts and theoretical knowledge acquired through specialized training, education or previous experience.
  • Exercises independent judgment within defined parameters.
  • Develops expertise and practical knowledge of applications within business environment.
  • Acts as team member by providing information, analysis and recommendations in support of team efforts.


Education and Knowledge:
  • Although not mandatory, typically requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or 4 minimum years of related experience.
  • Basic knowledge of buyer/planner functions and general familiarity with electrical/mechanical hardware.

  • Tasks will include use of internal procurement tools and processes
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must have excellent communication skills and proficiency in English
  • Must be a quick learner and able to self-drive activities to completion
  • Must be willing to learn new things and able to persistent through confusing processes and bureaucracy.

RightStone is a strategic partner that works with our clients to place the highest caliber of talent for a wide range of industries and skill sets. For over 23 years RightStone has assisted organizations in attracting, recruiting, and placing qualified candidates quickly for contract, contract to hire, and direct hire opportunities. The right candidates are the most critical aspect of who RightStone is. If you are that candidate, we are interested in speaking with you! 


RightStone is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. 


RightStone is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in Company operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors, coworkers, independent contractors and other third parties. 

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