Job Listing Description

Associate Buyer


PDS Tech is currently recruiting for an Associate Buyer to work in Greensboro, NC!

The Associate Buyer is responsible for tactical procurement activities for indirect goods and services supporting business operations. Examples of indirect goods and services include manufacturing operation supplies, tools and equipment, personal protective equipment, health and safety services, buildings and grounds maintenance services, and office equipment and supplies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements and ensure compliance with company’s procurement policies.
  • Communicate quote requests and purchase requirements to suppliers.
  • Review purchase requisitions for accuracy.
  • Create and administer purchase orders.
  • Maintain accurate and organized purchasing files.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain optimal pricing, performance, and delivery dates.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Prepare supporting documents and materials during the procurement process.
  • Compile supplier performance metrics (with feedback from internal stakeholders).
  • Assist procurement colleagues with research, presentations, reports, projects, and meetings.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities for the department and company.


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or Finance is preferred; Management may elect to consider applicants with equivalent experience and/or a combination of experience/training/education in lieu of degree.
  • One or more years of experience relevant to Procurement or Supply Chain.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procurement process.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with an ERP system is preferred (for example, SAP).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and balance multiple priorities.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively through all levels throughout an organization internally and external to the company.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team oriented environment.
  • Ability to research, analyze data, and present conclusions.
  • Travel for company business is not expected.

Physical Requirements:

  • Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odor
  • Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  • Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
  • Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  • Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.
  • Effectively communicate in Business English language.
  • Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.


Job Number: 2110134024
Job Location: Greensboro, NC
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 06/18/2021
Last Updated: 09/24/2021
Attention: Lucinda Contreras
Address: 900 CIRCLE 75 PKWY SE STE 600
City, State: ATLANTA, GA 30339
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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