State of Michigan Buyer 12 in Lansing, Michigan

Job Description

This position will perform as a senior worker a range of advanced professional buyer assignments in a full-functioning capacity under limited supervision of the Buyer Manager. The employee in this position will perform assignments primarily for the DMVA Central Purchasing Office located in Lansing, Michigan. The primary functions of this position are for the performance of a greater complexityand higher dollar value of purchasing functions which include the procurement of commodities & services contracts, departmental purchase orders (PO's), ongoing guidance & interpretation of procurement issues, processes, policies and procedures, and seeking out the most cost effective procurement methods for the department (which includes all of these locations Federal Training Sites, Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, Fort Custer Army Training Center, Grand Ledge Army Aviation Support Facility, Camp Grayling, Joint Forces Reserve Center (JFRC), Michigan Youth Challenge Academy (MYCA), Selfridge ANGB, and United States Fiscal and Property Office (USPFO) and forty-three armories located in various counties throughout the state). On a continuous basis this position will responsible for maintaining a thorough advanced understanding of the more complex established contracts/purchase orders, state-wide contracts, State of Michigan purchasing procedures, Michigan's MAIN system, computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite), Buy4Michigan State of Michigan bid solicitation system, Business Objects and the proper procurement processes for commodity and services acquisitions.

Required Education and Experience


Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.


Three years of professional experience in the purchase, lease or sale of goods, services, or real estate equivalent to a Buyer, including one year equivalent to a Buyer P11.

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Salary: $1,816.80 - $2,656.80 Biweekly

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Job Number: 5101-16-180

Location: Lansing, MI

Closing: 10/26/2016 5:00 PM Eastern

Department: Military and Veterans Affairs

Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909.

Phone: (800) 788-1766