Purchasing Agent

Warminster, PA 18974

Industry: Manufacturing & Engineering Job Number: JN -122018-32311 Pay Rate: $55,000 - $75,000

We are currently looking for a national Purchasing Agent. The ideal candidate for the Purchasing Agent will have excellent negotiation and communications skills. The Purchasing Agent will have a minimum of 2 years' experience working in a manufacturing and/or electrical engineering environment. A qualified Purchasing Agent candidate will have working knowledge of SAP and a degree in Business with Supply Chain/Logistics courses completed.

Purchasing Agent Responsibilities Duties:
  • Ensure goods, materials, equipment, supplies, and parts are accurately ordered and entered into the SAP system by adhering to purchasing processes and procedures.
  • Works with Inventory and Control and Program Managers for material work orders and follows engineering processes and procedures to coordinate product deliveries.
  • Negotiate best vendor terms, pricing, and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirement.
  • Expedite orders to make sure delivered on time. Trace delinquent arrivals from purchase orders.
  • Work with Receiving Department to ensure items arrived and resolve issues with vendors.

Purchasing Agent Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years of Purchasing experience in manufacturing and/or electrical engineering environment required
  • Degree in Business with Supply Chain/Logistics courses
  • Familiarity with US export/import regulations and international and domestic shipping, including ITAR regulations
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as well as autonomously
  • Proficient with MS Office packages and Knowledge of SAP software
  • U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident required due to ITAR regulations

Purchasing Agent Compensation:
  • Salary Range of $55,000.00 - $75,000.00
  • Benefits Package
  • PTO and Vacation
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