The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the coordination and review of Camden s purchasing activities and buying patterns to maximize volume discounts and create buying opportunities. This includes assisting the Purchasing Team with day-to-day Oracle Fusion Cloud administrative Procurement tasks. As well as gathering and submitting data for national rebate programs.
Manage Camden Rebate/Incentives programs for multiple suppliers
Provide assistance to Camden Business Support Center on customer support needs in Oracle
Create and manage supplier agreements and catalogs in Oracle
Create and manage content zones for all suppliers and Procurement users
Manage Punchout Suppliers including UOM and Purchasing Category Mapping
Manage Supplier Portal accounts with new and existing suppliers
Manage Flooring Requisition unit measurements across the Camden portfolio
Assist Purchasing Managers in enter non-catalog purchase orders into Oracle
Maintain accurate Purchasing files to include purchase agreements, contracts, vendor information, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Team
2 years business experience, such as purchasing; or in a related discipline.
Bachelor s Degree preferred
Proficient in Oracle Fusion Cloud
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Beneficial knowledge of the Multifamily Industry
Ability to evaluate business practices to reduce cost and create efficiencies through process improvements
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills along with the ability to communicate with all levels of an organization, including executive management
Strong written and oral communications skills. Effectiveness in listening and expressing verbal and written viewpoints to varied audiences. Ability to convey ideas concisely, clearly, persuasively, accurately and logically
Decision Making: Ability to screen facts, diagnose causes, weigh alternatives, evaluate solutions and use sound judgment in making objective and timely decisions.
And here s the fine print HR wants you to know:
Job is intermittently sedentary but requires mobility (i. e., climb stairs)
Will use some repetitive motion of hand-wrist in using computer and writing
Must have normal range of vision to complete paperwork and computerized documentation; hearing and speech to communicate with residents, vendors, supervisors and coworkers on the telephone or in person on a regular basis
Must handle stressful, urgent, novel and diverse work situations on a daily basis
Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position
Works in a typical office setting with daily exposure to outdoor environment (i. e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.)
Hazards can be avoided with proper lifting techniques, SDS and general safety training
Will be regularly called upon to work long hours and odd schedules (including weekends)
Position requires periodic travel by automobile to handle work-related activities
May require airline travel, out-of-town and /or overnight trips
Attendance and punctuality is essential for success in this position
Contact your HR team for the position s Physical Demands Analysis
This job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Camden may add or change responsibilities in order to meet business and organizational needs. Employees must meet qualification standards that are job-related and consistent with business necessity and must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Internal Number: 190157
About Camden Property Trust
Camden Property Trust is one of the largest publicly traded multifamily companies in the U.S. Operating as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), we own, develop, acquire, sell and manage apartment communities in 15 major markets. Camden has more than 1,800 employees across the country and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Camden has been recognized by FORTUNE® Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in the country! We are the only multifamily company to ever be included on FORTUNE's famous list. We are committed to the growth and success of everyone we work with, which is the foundation for building focused, effective teams and creating an exciting and impactful work environment. Our shared values (including our commitment to fun!) make Camden an industry-leader and one of the nation’s best employers.