GenXComm Inc. (GXC) is an Austin, Texas-based technology company with groundbreaking technology to improve the performance and capacity of communication networks. The company was founded in 2016 to commercialize years of research and development out of the University of Texas at Austin in the area of interference cancellation and advanced signal processing technologies. Enabling full-duplex, high-speed communication, GenXComm’s powerful technology has the capacity to double the world’s available frequency spectrum.
Why Should You Apply
If you are seeking an opportunity at a well-funded startup who takes deploying innovative, world changing solutions seriously, this is a great job for you. Additionally, this position comes with a competitive salary, depending on experience. This position is a part-time position, of approximately twenty (20) hours per week and allows for flexibility of work hours and location. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request assistance or accommodations at any time, particularly if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site. To request reasonable accommodations please contact Erin Askew, HR Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-207-6247.
The Part-Time Buyer is responsible to ensure that purchasing is performed using the requirements of the corporate guidelines. The Buyer will research, evaluate, and buy products to meet the daily operational needs for GenXComm (GXC). Buyer will receive order requests from different departments electronically and will be responsible to ensure appropriate authorization has been received and then to make the final purchase and ensure receipt of products.
Prepare, process and/or review program generated purchase requisitions/orders, as
Develop and maintain relationships with wholesalers and suppliers
Track the status of outstanding orders and back-orders
Work as a liaison between internal departments and accounting department
Use a combination of soft skills and industry knowledge to perform duties effectively
Negotiates with suppliers to make better deals for the company
Understands, or is willing to learn, purchase order software platforms
Ensures staff follow electronic procurement procedures
Processes product returns and exchanges
Coordinates with the Corporate Procurement team to investigate problems with invoices
such as receiving errors, price discrepancies, incorrect quantity, and/or item number listed
Assesses financial risks of purchases
Ensure compliance with evolving Company policy
Performs other related duties as assigned
Strong attention to detail to ensure all purchase orders are accurate
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Collaborative Team Player
Math skills to make sure all calculations are correct and avoid any unforeseen losses for
Ability to work independently
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
Efficient typing skills, with an emphasis on accuracy and legal aspects of purchasing.
Excellent organizational skills
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in
business administration, or related field
Three (3) to five (5) years of procurement/purchasing experience
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times