Obtain and evaluate quotes and prices on various materials, supplies and equipment needed by any division within the Company.
-Search out the highest quality goods for the best price/value.
-Make purchase decisions and supporting documentation necessary to complete the transaction.
-Effectively negotiate with vendors for best price/value.
-Negotiate and purchase ongoing/recurring needs.
-Resolve problems and issues with vendors such as damaged goods claims and late deliveries.
-Identify opportunities and take measures to reduce waste and inefficiencies.
-Manage inventories, "just in time" and minimum levels.
-Manage purchase orders.
-Research alternative material sources.
-Act quickly in response to needs from any location within the Company.
-Some travel, including overnights stays may be required.
Working hours: Mon - Fri 7am to 4pm
-Prior industrial Electrical background. Preference is given to experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment.
-Knowledge of PLC's, various industrial electronics, wire, conduit & motors.
-Ability to handle multiple priorities under demanding circumstances.
-History of good judgment and confidentiality regarding pricing and purchase information.
-Computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
-Skillful in searching websites for obscure items.
-Strong analytical and basic math skills.
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