Purchasing Assistant in Milwaukee, WI at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/1/2018

Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Purchasing Assistant

Job Category: Corporate Services

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 Purchasing Assistant.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Purchasing Assistant you will: 

  • Procure supplies, materials, equipment, and services required to support Center program operation in accordance with Center contract requirements, Corporate objectives and government policies.
  • Make purchases in a reasonable time frame for efficient Center operation.
  • Ensure that procurement is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations, DOL Acquisition Standards, OMB Circulars, and Executive Orders.
  • Maintain working library on rules and regulations for sub-contracting, property compliance, and equipment purchasing.
  • Maintain professional memberships.
  • Use 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.
  • Verify 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.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Four years of purchasing experience preferable.
  • Knowledgeable of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or four years purchasing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Information



Benefits

ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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.

6665 N 60th St , Milwaukee, WI 53223 USA