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Total Safety
Houston, TX 77002
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Role and responsibilities:

  • Reviews requests for assigned materials, parts and/or services and verifies specifications.

  • Sources components or services and ensures timely preparation and communication of RFQ (Request for Quote).

  • Corresponds with or interviews approved suppliers to obtain price, specifications and delivery information. Analyzes and evaluates bids to determine optimum value.

  • Negotiates price, quality and delivery, and terms, selects supplier and places purchase orders while assuring compliance to local and Corporate Operating Procedures and Ethical Code of Conduct.

  • Expedites delivery of items by contacting vendors and shippers to ensure that merchandise, supplies and equipment are forwarded on specified shipping date.

  • Assists other departments with problem resolution involving discrepancies between purchase order, delivered quantity, quality and/or price.

  • Works with operations and quality to establish product integrity, performance and delivery measures to be used in evaluating supplier performance in assigned area.


  • A minimum of three years of procurement experience with a working knowledge of procurement methods, procedures and processes. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) preferred.

  • PC proficiency with MS Office applications and advanced knowledge of Excel for research and spreadsheet analysis. Experience with Requisition / Procurement systems (AS400 based applications a plus).

  • Specialist knowledge of at least one area of purchasing, inventory control and supply management and general knowledge of several areas. Working knowledge of assigned commodity group(s).

  • Solid understanding of economic factors affecting the companys business.

About Total Safety:

Total Safety is the world's premier provider of integrated safety and compliance services and the products necessary to support them, including gas detection, respiratory protection, safety training, fire protection, compliance and inspection, comprehensive flare services, industrial hygiene, onsite emergency medical treatment/paramedics, communications systems, engineered systems design, and materials management.

Total Safety operates from 176 locations in 20 countries to ensure the safe Wellbeing of Workers Worldwide (W3).

Total Safety is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Total Safety, please contact Human Resources at (713) 353-5152. (For telecommunications device for the hearing impaired TTY, please contact 711).

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Posted: 2019-11-24 Expires: 2019-12-23
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Overall Rating: 203/220
Median Salary: $66,610

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