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  • Location: Pompano Beach, Florida
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10419

Purchasing Agent
Summary
We are looking for a driven Purchasing Agent to join our fantastic team. This individual will be working side by side with the VP of Operations to ensure a constant flow of parts needed for production. This position is ideal for someone who is very organized, knows how to build relationships with vendors, and loves to stay busy all day. Prior purchasing experience, in a manufacturing setting, will help the candidate hit the ground running!  
Essential Functions: 
•    Verifies purchase orders by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
•    Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
•    Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
•    Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
•    Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
•    Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
•    Keeps track of vendor agreements, quotes, and other filed documents.
•    Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
•    Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
•    Accomplishes purchasing and organization’s mission by completing related results as needed.
•    Consistently follows up with vendors.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Requirements:
•    1+ Years’ Experience
•     Supply Management
•     Tracking Budget Expenses
•     Vendor Relationships
•     Organization and Follow Up
•     QuickBooks and Fishbowl
•     Customer Service
•     Documentation Skills

•     Manufacturing Methods and Procedures
•     Manufacturing Quality
•     Cost Accounting Experience
•     Mechanical Background
•     Preferred Experience in Medical, Aerospace or Firearms Industry

Position Type: Exempt
Full-Time position.
Drug Screen and Background Check Required
 

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