Buyer - Purchasing (Technician II)

 (*IN PLANT ROLE: See Client specific information below in Job requirements)

Summary of Description:

Responsible for the purchase and/or lease of construction materials and equipment, permanent facility equipment and materials, and replacement parts for company equipment.


  • Prepare written inquiries or obtain verbal quotes for vendor supplied items in compliance with requisitions and/or specifications. 
  • Receive vendor bids, evaluate bids considering price, delivery date, past performance of vendor, etc. to determine successful bidder.
  • Negotiate terms/conditions of and place purchase orders. Negotiate and issue purchase change orders.
  • Prepare all required documentation for each purchase order. Expedite awarded purchase orders when necessary to insure timely delivery.
  • When required, handle third party rental contracts, awards, renewals, and terminations. Maintain files and chart all rental orders. 
  • Coordinate invoice problems with vendor and accounting, and delivery requirements with vendor and supervision.
  • Establish/maintain working contact with vendors. Meet with sales and vendor representatives, as required.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED), with additional specialized training or college course work and at least six (6) years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Specific Skills:

  • Working knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures, policies, accounting, and business contract laws required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work individually and make decisions is essential.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see and to perform repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. 


Due to in plant position the below referenced Job Duties have been provided by the client:

ReCon is currently hiring for Buyer/Purchasing candidates that are willing to work turnarounds.