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Purchasing Agent

Requisition ID: 31077BR
Bethpage, NY

Position Type: Full Time

Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers ‐ and our people.

The Purchasing Agent manages the purchasing and supply chain for technical or complex materials or services categories that ensures high availability and quality at the lowest possible total cost to the company. This role has the responsibility for achieving savings while meeting goals and objectives for the company. 

This position is responsible for managing complex procurements using the end to end sourcing process, including developing RFP’s, RFQ’s, RFI’s, supplier bid evaluations, negotiations and supplier relationship management.  This position will have ownership of the supplier relationships within assigned categories which include supplier development, integration and supplier performance evaluation/measurement. Accountability for achieving category savings targets and performance measurements. Create key metrics to better manage supplier performance.  Create, issue and mange purchase orders using the Oracle ERP e-Suite. Performs other related assignments as required by Management.  

  • Bachelor s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Economics, Engineering, or related field of study.
  • A minimum of five years procurement experience of technical equipment or materials, services or construction related services.
  • Candidate would have strong project management, negotiation and analytical skills with excellent verbal, communications and presentation skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to support and work with all levels of internal customers.
  • Knowledge of Oracle’s Procurement system.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office applications, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace.
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