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Purchasing Representative

Job Posting for Purchasing Representative at Georgia Lottery Corporation

Georgia Lottery is a recognized leader and innovator in the lottery industry and we significantly change the lives of our customers through prize payouts. We also provide educational opportunities for Hope Scholarship recipients, Pre-Kindergarten programs and technical upgrades for classrooms.

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative and clerical assistance in the purchasing of goods and services on behalf of the GLC.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Performs general administrative office functions as needed including, but not limited to: answering the phone, taking and distributing messages, stamping, sorting and distributing mail and making copies, creating department spreadsheets, product research on current and upcoming purchases, etc.

Maintains accurate, orderly and efficient files of correspondence, bids, purchase orders, etc.

Maintains Microsoft Access database of vendors, purchase requisitions, purchase and blanket purchase orders.

Maintains Microsoft Excel database of all orders and purchases for previous and current fiscal year.

Provides assistance, instructions and information to GLC departments, vendors and prospective vendors on GLC purchasing policies and procedures.

Assist with processing GLC Requests for Quotations (RFQ’S), Request for Information (RFI’s) and Request for Proposal (RFP’s) to vendors and qualified interested businesses.

Tracks and controls purchase requisitions and purchase order shipment(s) between the GLC mail center and vendors to ensure expeditious processing and procurement of the required goods and services.

Provides timely assistance and appropriate information to all GLC departments to meet purchasing and budgetary needs.

Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information by telephone, in person or by mail from citizens, employees, etc.

Prepares, maintains and updates files and logs following prescribed procedures.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma (or GED) required.

A Bachelor’s or Associate‚Äôs Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related business field is preferred.

A minimum of two years of purchasing / procurement experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) is required.

Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job may be substituted for required years of experience.

Benefits

  • Fun environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Business casual workplace
  • 401k with company contribution

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