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Buyer

Company: GXC
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGXC Buyer Job Description ABOUT GENXCOMMGenXComm Inc. (GXC) is an Austin, Texas-based technology company with groundbreaking technology to improve the performance and capacity of communication networks. The company was founded in 2016 to commercialize years of research and development out of the University of Texas at Austin in the area of interference cancellation and advanced signal processing technologies. Enabling full-duplex, high-speed communication, GenXComm's powerful technology has the capacity to double the world's available frequency spectrum. Why Should You ApplyIf you are seeking an opportunity at a well-funded startup who takes deploying innovative, world changing solutions seriously, this is a great job for you. Additionally, this position comes with a competitive salary, depending on experience. We also offer excellent health, vision, and dental insurance as well as stock options and a 401(k) plan. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request assistance or accommodations at any time, particularly if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site. To request reasonable accommodations please contact Erin Askew, HR Manager, at erin.askew@gxc.io or 650-207-6247. Job Summary The Buyer is responsible to ensure the Program is in compliance with the requirements of the Corporate guidelines. The Buyer will research, evaluate and buy products to meet the daily operational needs for GenXComm (GXC). Buyer will receive order requests from different departments electronically and will be responsible to ensure appropriate authorization has been received and then to make the final purchase and ensure receipt of products.Essential Functions:

  • Prepare, process and/or review program generated purchase requisitions/orders, as required
  • Develop and maintain relationships with wholesalers and suppliers
  • Track the status of outstanding orders and back-orders
  • Work as a liaison between internal departments and accounting department
  • Use a combination of soft skills and industry knowledge to perform duties effectively
  • Negotiates with suppliers to make better deals for the company
  • Understand purchase order software platforms
  • Ensure staff follow electronic procurement procedures
  • Processes product returns and exchanges
  • Coordinate with the Corporate Procurement team to investigate problems with invoices such as receiving errors, price discrepancies, incorrect quantity, and/or item number listed
  • Assesses financial risks of purchases
  • Ensure compliance with evolving Company policy
  • Performs other related duties as assigned Requirements
    • Good attention to detail to ensure all purchase orders are accurate
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Collaborative Team Player
    • Math skills to make sure all calculations are correct and avoid any unforeseen losses for the company
    • Ability to work independently
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
    • Efficient typing skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and legal aspects of purchasing.
    • Excellent organizational skills Preferred
      • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, or related field
      • Three (3) to five (5) years of procurement/purchasing experience Physical Requirements
        • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
        • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
        • Must be able to regularly travel to trade shows and retail locations

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