Purchasing Department Duties and Responsibilities
After establishing an effective purchase policy, the organization can implement various purchasing department responsibilities and duties. These responsibilities are further categorized into competitive duties and non-competitive duties.
The competitive duties and responsibilities of the purchase department include:
1.Following the state, local, and federal procurement laws
2. Working with government agencies for subsidies and other benefits
3.Acquiring goods at competitive rates,
4.Maintaining long-term exclusive partnerships with top vendors
5.Placing best bids and acquiring orders before business competitors
6.Sending lucrative proposals to acquire vendors in advance
The purchase department responsibilities in a non-competitive aspect include:
1.Researching goods and products carefully based on quality, prices, and delivery terms
2.Evaluating vendors based on their business history and supplying capabilities
3.Assessing the quality of goods at every level of the procurement process
4.Creating transparency in delivery and order processes
6.Exploring new fulfillment capabilities through industry conferences
All purchasing department duties and responsibilities must be performed effectively to ensure the success of a business organization.