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Bi-Lingual Purchasing Agent

Posted: 09/06/2022

We are a dynamic and growing business ready to welcome our next team member.
Come join our team in the vibrant and fast paced industry of telecommunications!

Responsibilities for bilingual purchasing agent

  • Work closely with our Latin America Sales team responsible for pricing and purchasing product
  • Assist and eventually manage sourcing and purchasing of parts and equipment as required
  • Source and purchase supply for day-to-day sales demand
  • Review customer requirements, solicit pricing and review costs
  • Obtain quotes from suppliers and perform a comparative analysis
  • Prepare pricing for quotes based on cost and availability of product
  • Negotiate price, warranty, and terms with new and existing suppliers
  • Manage purchase transaction processes from start to finish ensuring delivery times, accuracy, and
  • quality
  • Build, develop, and maintain supplier vendor relationships
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on product price, quality, support, availability, and reliability
  • Regularly correspond with a wide variety of domestic and international suppliers
  • Manage the open order report and keep the information updated and accurate
  • Collaborate with Account Executive and the operations team
  • Effectively interact with other departments to ensure purchase orders and associated information
  • seamlessly moves throughout the company
  • Work closely with the vendor and warehouse teams in scheduling inbound freight and expediting critical
  • orders
  • Communicate directly with suppliers, while maintaining respectful linkage to sales/purchasing and the
  • entire Unicom team
  • Aid sales team in coordinating outreach to customers as needed
  • Ensure reports and databases are up to date and accurate
  • Continuously develop a technical knowledge and understanding of the wireless telecom equipment

Key Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate
  • Bi-lingual proficiency in Spanish is required
  • Team player is essential
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills and a desire to win as a team
  • Keen sense for attention to detail
  • Competent to plan and manage multiple projects
  • Motivated achiever
  • Confidence to follow and give written and verbal instruction
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills
  • Computer skills – Word, Excel, Office; experience with any common CRM system
  • Ability to manage dynamic and sometimes inconsistent daily routine
Some experience or education in purchasing and sourcing is preferred

Compensation: DOE
Unicom Asset Recovery, Dayton, KY

To apply contact Heather Fabre at hfabre@1unicom.com

Unicom is a trusted leader in the global supply and remarketing of telecommunications assets. We work with
operators and service providers in the United States and around the globe helping them achieve both technical
and financial objectives.

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