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Purchase Order Specialist
Ref No.: 18-01529
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Job description:
  • Review IT purchase requests for completeness and accuracy.
  • Properly identify the asset categories being requested.
  • Enter purchase requisitions into PeopleSoft system to generate a Purchase Order.
  • Maintain and update files and order logs.
  • Communicate with vendors on a regular basis and provide delivery status back to the requestors.
  • Escalate delivery issues as needed.
  • Help to resolve receipting and billing discrepancies.
  • Drive standardized best practice processes.
  • Work to continually improve suppliers' performance.

Qualifications/Experience / Skills
  • Independent worker – can be shown something once & then can figure things out with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including: Excel, Word, and Outlook. Also PeopleSoft Financial system that is used to create purchase order requisitions.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to Multi task and prioritize.
  • A bachelor degree in business administration, supply chain, or general business and/or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience; new graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Able to work in an environment that involves time-sensitive deadline and a fast-paced setting.
  • Has high attention to details and strong analytic skills.
  • Numerical and competent writing skills, high accuracy on inputs and data entry.
  • Written & verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn new tasks and assignments.
  • Understands information technology assets relating to network routers & switches.
  • Works with IT vendors and technical staff in current or previous job;
  • Ability to effectively interact with procurement, manufacturing, supply chain, as well as other departments and senior management.