Pay Range 23 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$30.7913$46.1869
Hourly (42 hrs.)$29.3250$43.9875
Hourly (56 hrs.)$21.9938$32.9906

Purchasing Manager

Range: $64,045.82 - $96,068.74 (23)
Position Number: 1662

  This position is responsible for managing the procurement and warehousing functions of the city.
Establishes general goals for the warehousing and purchasing functions of the city; manages database programs to track and verify goals.
Forecasts inventory requirements; forecasts commodity costs for budgeting; administers the city’s procurement program; prepares purchasing and surplus activities reports.
Reviews drafts of RFP or proposed contract; makes recommendations for compliance with state or city policies.          
Reviews specifics of questionable transactions and takes remedial actions as necessary.
Trains, schedules, assigns, directs, supervises, and evaluates personnel.
Meets with City Council for award of bids, sale of surplus and other matters.
Conducts purchasing workshops for city employees.
Meets with citizens to discuss bid opportunities and surplus sales.
Meets with architects and engineers to discuss bids.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal purchasing activities.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of computerized financial information  management.
Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, city ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
Skill in utilizing financial computer software programs.
Skill in management and supervision.
Skill in operating office equipment such as a computer and calculator.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Financial Information Services Director assigns work in terms of division goals.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, audits, and observation of division activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city personnel and purchasing policies, written contracts, architect’s specifications, relevant federal and state laws and city ordinances, and city and department policies and procedures.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied management duties.  The need to follow specific guidelines contributes to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to manage the purchasing and warehousing operations of the city.  Successful performance helps ensure the effectiveness of all city operations.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials, department heads, architects, vendors, state officials, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and justify, negotiate, or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office, stockroom, or warehouse.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over Buyer (2), Purchasing Technician (1), and Warehouse Technician (3).
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Ability to be bonded.