Buyer in San Marcos, TX at ResCare

Date Posted: 6/3/2018

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Job Description


Title: Buyer

Job Category: Business Development

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Buyer.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Buyer Responsibilities

Procures supplies, materials, equipment, and services required to support Center program operation in accordance with Center contract
requirements, Corporate objectives and government policies.

  • Ensure that small business subcontract plan, Affirmative Action goals are met.
  • Ensures Center purchases are cost effective and in compliance with government policies.
  • Purchases are made in a reasonable time frame for efficient Center operation
  • Review each purchase document
  • Ensures that procurement is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations, DOL Acquisition Standards, OMB Circulars, and Executive Orders.
  • Procurement is in accordance with the Res-Care Procurement Operations Manual.
  • Prepares semi-annual SF294 report
  • Maintain working library on rules and regulations for sub-contracting, property compliance, and equipment purchasing
  • Maintain professional memberships
  • Uses the Small Business Administration as a prime source for locating new vendors.
  • Ensure that Center goals for using small, woman owned, small disadvantage and hub zone businesses are met.
  • Verifies that new vendors are financially sound with an ability and good reputation for supplying materials and /or services
  • Create and maintain database of business supplies and vendors using on-line sources
  • Maintains purchase order files with documentation as required.
  • Maintains purchase orders on the Res-Care SBT computer purchasing system.
  • Ensures that records are archived as required.
  • Maintains SF 294 reports on file
  • Maintains file of internal and external PRLs
  • Equipment needs are met within MOD funding
  • Assists staff in fund separation and understanding
  • Attend government and ResCare compliance sessions annually
  • Other duties as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills including the ability to negotiate with vendors.
  • Requires the ability to oversee multiple tasks, make sound decisions, and plan ahead.
  • Four years of purchasing experience preferable.
  • Requires computer literacy including experience with Windows operating systems, word processing, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Requires the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledgeable of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) is highly desirable.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or four years purchasing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.