Sinclair Broadcast Group

Purchasing Assistant

1 month agoHunt Valley, MD

The Procurement team is searching for a full-time Purchasing Assistant! This position will have the opportunity to contribute to exciting purchasing initiatives and vendor purchase programs. You will be providing clerical support to our contract administration function, and engage with other Procurement team members, stakeholders throughout the company, and vendors to provide purchasing support where needed. The ideal candidate should possess a positive attitude, great communication skills, and willingness to learn and challenge the status quo. The position will report to the Purchasing Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Process contracts and purchase orders submitted by the Business Units
  • Submit purchase requisitions in Purchasing system, as necessary
  • Assist with supporting various vendor purchase programs
  • Provide customer support and training to Business Units on the purchasing process, buying channels, contracts process, preferred vendors, etc.
  • Work with the Purchasing Manager to identify purchasing projects to complete each quarter
  • Prepare and administer surveys to send to Business Units to gather feedback on vendor performance and other areas as needed
  • Assist Strategic Sourcing Agents on cost savings initiatives, including data gathering, data analysis, etc.
  • Work with preferred vendors to obtain quotes for Business Units
  • Negotiate pricing and business terms with vendors, as needed.
  • Provide support to Business Units regarding purchasing processes, policies, best practices, contracts submittal, etc.
  • Reconcile Purchase Order/Invoice discrepancies
  • Other Procurement-related job duties, as assigned, based on the needs of the business
  • Bachelor's Degree in any of the following business disciplines: Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Procurement, or similar.
  • At least 1-year professional experience in an office setting
  • Oracle Cloud experience a plus
Other Skills and Qualifications:
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be able to maintain a courteous, professional working relationship with employees and stakeholders
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills and willingness to learn new e-tools and resources
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Must be organized with strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing job requirements
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Cockeysville, MD, USA
Job ID: sinclair-9737

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Fertility Benefits
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Snacks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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