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High-Level Purchasing Agent Opportunity

Company: Satellite Shelters
Location: Bristol
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description for Purchasing Agent Job Summary:We are looking for a dedicated Purchasing Agent to join our Satellite Suites team. The Purchasing Agents primary responsibility would be to ensure a steady flow of quality material in a timely manner to meet production demands. This successful candidate would need to be self-motivated, organized, and have problem solving skills. Overall responsibility would be to identifying suppliers, researching goods, and verifying delivered items. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Research and compare suppliers, continually looking for cost reduction opportunities. Select the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency.Issuing POs using MRP system to determine purchase needs.Requesting cost proposals and negotiating contracts and prices.Maintain records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments.Schedule and verify purchase deliveries.Build and maintain positive, long-term supplier relations. Daily communication with manufacturing operations and support staff. Analyzing actual demand and forecasts, creating, and releasing purchase orders required to support pre-determined (min/ max / preseason, other) finished goods and parts inventory levels utilizing an ERP system.Involvement in new product development team. Source materials for prototypes and new productsWork closely with suppliers to identify opportunities to reduce costs, inventory levels and product availability and to reduce lead times.Attends daily scheduling meeting to communicate and trouble shoot with production team. Provide relevant product information and updates regarding incoming products. Interact daily with shop floor to build relationships, check material status and quality.Owns procurement process. Issue POs in a timely manner.Verify receipts timely.Verify acceptable quality.Work with team to return unacceptable product.Follows payment process. Verifies items have been paid and monitors credit status. Involved in inventory accuracy.Willing to assist in cycle counts as needed. Education and Experience Requirements: 2 years minimum experience in Master Scheduling, Purchasing and Planning or related roles in a fast-paced manufacturing environment using ERP systems preferred.Background in trailer/RV/truck manufacturing preferred.Strong analytical, planning and communication skills required.ERP/MRP understanding required.CPM or CPIM professional certification helpful.Required Skills: Proficiency in MS Office SuiteExcellent verbal and communication skills.Positive attitude Detail oriented.Strong analytical SkillsResults OrientedSelf-DirectedCustomer/Client Focus.Ethical ConductTime and Project ManagementPersonal Effectiveness/CredibilityExcellent problem solving and organization skillsStrong Interpersonal communications skillsDemonstrated ability to work with a team.Flexibility Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Powered by JazzHRPI177829581

Keywords: Satellite Shelters, South Bend , High-Level Purchasing Agent Opportunity, Sales , Bristol, Indiana

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