Senior Purchasing Agent

  • Company: Circuit Court Of Jackson County, Missouri
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri 64106 United States
  • Salary: $19
  • Date Posted: August 5, 2021


Review and research user requests; confer with users and vendors; determine method of procurement for requisitions normally not to exceed $25,000.00. Verify and prepare specifications and scope of work; prepare bid request proposals, and quotes. Follow-up on bids, verify invoices with purchase orders and process for payment, talk with vendors regarding unacceptable goods or services, and perform related duties. Analyze bids and prepare recommendations


Must currently hold or work towards a CPPB certificate awarded through Universal Public Procurement Council or the NIGP-CPP certification awarded through NIGP. Employee must keep the certification(s) current through ongoing training, classes and forums. Must have valid driver's license from state of residence, and provide proof of such. Must have auto liability insurance and properly licensed/reliable vehicle, and provide proof of such. Must submit to and pass criminal background check as prescribed by Courts. Employees in this position are subject to random and reasonable suspicion testing for illegal drug use. Knowledge of modern purchasing methods and procedures. Knowledge of sources of supply, price and market trends, and grades and qualities of various commodities. Knowledge of accounting principles; some knowledge of expenditure control. Excellent phone skills. Ability to recognize, investigate, and analyze a variety of administrative problems and to devise effective solutions. Ability to apply specialized knowledge to individual cases and problems. Ability to organize a variety of demands on time. Ability to work independently in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment. Ability to deal with interruptions while completing work within deadlines.

Application Process Posting # 2021170

Contact Info

Name: Terry Shepard
Phone: 816-881-1309