Position: Purchasing Agent
Direct Hire
Comp:$50k-$60k/year

Interviewing Immediately

Inside Scoop: Supply-chain and purchasing experience is required along with proficiency with one or more common ERP software packages (ie. Oracle, Sage, SAP, AS400, MAS200 etc.). Beverage sanitation industry experience is not required, but candidates with purchasing experience and familiarity with pumps and valves will be given priority.

For immediate consideration please send resume directly to [email protected] Please see below for exact duties/responsibilities.
JOB SUMMARY
The Purchasing Agent is responsible for coordinating all activities associated with procurement of high-quality and cost-effective metal raw materials and supplies including placing orders and following up with outside vendors to meet required deadlines.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Review and coordinate procurement activities for company and program PO/requisitions for parts, raw materials, hardware, machined parts and other goods
  • Confer with suppliers for product or service price, availability, and delivery schedules, to include verification of supplier conformance to program drawing and specification requirements
  • Maintain manual and computerized procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality, performance, and inventory reports.
  • Prepare purchase orders; Provide supplier status on POs as required
  • Maintain orderly reports including electronic filing systems
  • May approve invoices for payment; May expedite delivery of goods to customers
  • May occasionally perform or lead special projects; Perform other duties as assigned
SKILLS and ABILITIES
  • Good working knowledge of the procurement process and general customer/supplier interfacing principles
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Sage MAS200 is a plus)
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to professionally communicate and work cooperatively with others
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
EXPERIENCE
  • 2-4 years of experience in purchasing