Senior Materials Management Specialist - R3301

$56,732 - $87,936 yearly
  • Regional Transportation District
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • May 10, 2023
Full time Purchasing

Job Description

At Regional Transportation District (RTD), We make lives better through connections!

When you join RTD, you will be among dedicated employees exhibiting RTD's values of passion, respect, diversity, trustworthiness, collaboration, and ownership. RTD is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of our diversity value statement, we encourage our employees to honor diversity in thought, people, and experience. Come join RTD on this great journey to be the trusted leader in mobility, delivering excellence and value to our customers and community.

RTD Employee Benefits:

(RTD Represented Employee Benefits: Please refer to the Labor Agreement included in the above link for details.)

This position purchases a wide variety of parts, materials, and services and determines the parts and materials that are included in inventory to support operations of the inventory and purchasing systems.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

     * Confers with requests on specifications, quantity, and delivery requirements and reviews and edits requisitions. Recommends substitutions to reduce cost or improve delivery.
     * Solicits and analyzes quotes/bids and awards purchase orders/contracts, complying with all required policies and procedures and accepted trade practices. Reviews and approves purchases as directed.
     * Chooses inventory materials to support operations and selects the appropriate quantity, delivery date and location for the restock of inventory items. 
     * Initiates shop orders for fabricated or rebuilt parts and reviews and approves bills of materials for implementation. 
     * Researches and selects initial inventory levels to support new equipment and procedures and analyzes inventory for obsolete and surplus items. Takes appropriate action with obsolete and surplus items, which includes arranging and overseeing auctions and other methods of sale/disposal

     * All other job-related duties as assigned.

     * High School Diploma or equivalent; Associate Degree in Business, Purchasing or a related field preferred.
     * A minimum of five years of experience in purchasing, inventory control or materials planning, consisting of handling large volume inventory control and purchase actions for maintenance, repair, and operations items. Maximus and Oracle Purchasing experience preferred.
     * Proficiency in vehicle and facilities parts, materials and related shop supplies, and sources of supply.
     * Proficient with computerized inventory or purchasing systems.
     * Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing 
     * Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
     * Basic math skills
     * Ability to manage time and workload effectively which includes planning, organizing, and prioritizing with attention to details.
     * Ability to research, analyze and evaluate information.
     * Ability to use sound judgment and to maintain confidentiality.

     * An equivalent combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities.


The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
     * The work environment is a typical office environment with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

Based on job performance, experience, education and position availability the next step on the career map for this position may be:
Senior Buyer, Buyer, Purchasing Agent, or Manager, Materials Handling and Purchasing 


Pay Range:
$56,732.00 - $87,936.00 Annual

RTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy [ ]