Analyze technical data, designs, specifications, research, manufacturing limitations, supplier facilities, and availability. Investigate potential suppliers and recommend those most desirable. Advise company personnel, suppliers, and customers of nature and function of materials. Interview supplier representatives regarding specifications, costs, inspection, and problems relating to materials. Float enquiries, review quotations, negotiate prices, terms and conditions with vendors. Arrange and participate in conferences between suppliers and engineers, purchasers, inspectors, and other company personnel to facilitate material inspection, substitution, standardization, rework, salvage, utilization, and economical procurement. Using ERP system in processing all procurement material needs.