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Job ID: 198535

Sr. Buyer
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Nov. 4, 2022
Title Sr. Buyer
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Purchasing and Contract Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Fiscal Services
The Purchasing and Contracts department within Business Services at the University at Buffalo is seeking a Purchase Associate who will be responsible for handling the purchasing of various commodities and services with a focus on the campus research community, utilizing various funding sources.

In this position you will be responsible for the following purchasing duties to include:
  • Provide team leadership in a supervisory role
  • Purchasing of assigned commodities and services
  • Compose bid proposals and develop detailed technical specifications for large complex bids
  • Provide assistance, guidance and training to university campus regarding the clarification of purchasing policies, procedures, practices, state laws and regulations
  • Identify potential suppliers for campus use, educate new suppliers on how to do business with the university
  • Prepare communications as needed via Word and/or PowerPoint to end users
  • Direct involvement in strategic sourcing initiatives that include both Campus and SUNY wide spend
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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