VIA Employment Job Summary
 
Job Summary
Job Title:   MANAGER OF PURCHASING

Starting Salary:   $6,225 - $10,673 per month

Job Description:   Responsible for supervising and directing the staff of the Purchasing Department. Responsible to the Vice President Procurement for operating the department in a cost effective and efficient manner so as to meet VIA Metropolitan Transit’s goals and objectives, which include the promotion of Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE). Monitors local and national economic trends and plans procurements accordingly. Performs specialized technical work of considerable complexity and responsibility requiring a thorough knowledge of federal, state and local Procurement policies and procedures. Plans and arranges own work. Requires initiative and independent judgment to determine solutions to Procurement issues.

Education and Experience:   Bachelor's Degree in business administration, public administration or a related field. Five (5) years of responsible experience in public procurement or related areas, to include contract administration experience. Familiarity with Public Procurement Acts/Statutes and Federal Transit Administration requirements highly preferred. Combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

 Closing Date:  04/10/2020



VIA Metropolitan Transit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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