Assistant Purchasing Manager

Town of Bloomfield   Bloomfield, CT   Full-time     Management
Posted on July 28, 2022

TOWN OF BLOOMFIELD

Council-Manager Government Since 1941

 Assistant Purchasing Manager

Salary Range:  $68,757 - $106,121

“expected starting pay maximum is mid-range”

 

Working under the direction of the Purchasing and Risk Manager, the purposes of this position are to plan, organize, conduct, and administer activities of the Town’s comprehensive procurement programs. The Assistant Purchasing Manager will assist in managing the purchasing process and bid/RFP process.  This position will prepare, review, negotiate and administer contracts and purchase orders for all town operations.  This position will be responsible for maintaining the fixed assets for the Town, performs a variety of other routine and complex transactions, administrative tasks, and otherwise maintains detailed records.  The Assistant Purchasing Manager is required to exercise good judgment and discretion in administering the purchasing details under their control and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her control.

   

Minimum Qualifications

 

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Public Administration, Accounting or a closely related field from an accredited college or university and have over two (2) years of experience in public or private purchasing or related work experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and work experience. Must have and maintain Motor Vehicle Driver’s License. 

 

Selection Process

 

All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position.  Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations.  Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.  

 

Applications

 

Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at (CLICK BELOW) and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume and cover letter.  Applications accepted until sufficient applications are receivedApplications accepted ONLY by mail, email – sdaley@bloomfieldct.org or at the Human Resources Department at Town Hall.  

 

Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.  Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability who may need this information in an alternative format or who may need accommodations during the testing procedure should contact the HR Department at 860-769-3544.