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Job Summary

Procures materials and/or services from suppliers after giving consideration to cost, quality, and service and company policies and procedures.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze material needs, investigate and develop sources of supply, manage supplier performance objectives and outcomes, and coordinate with customers in the sourcing of supply materials.

  • Process purchase requisitions including, but not limited to:

    • Researching products

    • Clarifying specifications

    • Documenting competitive bids

    • Following up on back orders

    • Expediting special delivery requirements

  • Prepare and distribute requests for quotes from vendors.  Analyze quotes and reviews with representatives of various business units prior to determining vendor selections.

  • Negotiate and make assignments of purchase orders and/or blanket purchase orders for materials, supplies, and equipment.

  • Seek out and develop minority suppliers.

  • Prepare monthly status reports concerning major purchase agreements and other activities.

  • Calculate, analyze, verify, and maintain items including, but not limited to:

    • Bid sheets

    • Freight charges

    • Item costs

    • Trade and chain discounts

    • Invoices
    • Blanket and standard purchase orders

    • Material failure reports

    • Procurement mismatching

  • Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

  • Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field or an equivalent combination of formal education and the following job related knowledge or experience:

  • Experience working with company’s purchasing processes and policies.

  • Working knowledge of materials, equipment, and supplies procured through Company purchasing and materials functions. Working knowledge of similar functions across company business units.

  • Experience expediting, verifying, and/or authorizing orders for materials, supplies, and equipment.

  • Experience in use and function of office equipment applicable to position including accessing mainframe applications and utilizing microcomputers and applicable software.

  • Application of math and algebraic formulas applicable to position.

  • Experience and/or training including, but not limited to:

    • Storeroom operations

    • Project management

    • Material/inventory management

    • Spreadsheet and word processing applications such as Excel, Word, and Access

    • Relational database applications such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, and Walker

  • Experience reading and interpreting manuals, catalogues, contracts, warranty agreements, forms, reports, material requests, and correspondence.

  • Demonstrated ability to compose and/or prepare purchase contracts, governmental reports, forms, and correspondence.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact, assist, negotiate, and communicate effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

  • Communicate and/or exchange written and verbal information. Conduct oral presentations.

Certification and Licensing

  • Applicable driver's license for travel to other locations.

Physical Requirements

  • Mobility to travel in and around office and plant facilities and around job sites out-of-door.

  • Ability to climb onto and off of ladders, forklifts, etc., while conducting vendor site inspections.

  • Ability to operate tools and equipment required.

Visual Requirements

  • Sufficient to perform job duties.


ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.

We are committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email HRSolutions@ONEOK.com or call 1-855-663-6547

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