Purchasing Agent in Uniontown

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Location
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Industry
Warehousing & Distribution
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 11.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Purchasing Agent
Contact
Jackie McGrail, Spherion
Phone
724-628-7868
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Job Description

Job Description:
Working as a Full-time Purchasing Agent, you will obtain product availability from all vendors including ETA vs. required date; work closely with the vendor and/or customer service department to resolve any issues involving invoicing, and/or product delivery from manufacturer; enter and send purchase orders; analyze inventory report for reorder items & turns; maintain and monitor adequate inventory levels in all distribution centers and overflow warehouses. 

Skills

Responsibilities: 
Obtain product availability from all vendors including ETA vs. required date; verify and maintain accurate vendor information making any changes as necessary; enter and send purchase order on a daily basis; working with purchasing clerk within purchasing department to ensure all departmental duties are met such as verifying acknowledgements, updating PO’s and reviewing purchasing department email; working with all necessary departments and vendors concerning any issues with orders; analyzing inventory report for reorder items & turns; maintain and monitor adequate inventory levels; alert Customer Service of any backorder situations; monitor stock levels of all distribution centers and overflow warehouses; create inventory transfers between facilities as required; and resolve any issues involving invoicing, and/or product delivery from manufacturer; and perform other duties and tasks as directed by the manager.

Qualification

Required Position Qualifications: 
Proven work experience as purchasing agent or similar experience working within purchasing; as well as Microsoft Office proficiency with an emphasis on Excel. Customer Service experiences a strong plus! Analytical skills required, must have ability to dig in and mine out information such as trends, one time spikes etc. Must have ability to gather and analyze data; solid judgement, decision making skills. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills; possess strong attention to detail; be highly motivated, self-directed and customer service orientated. Must pass pre-employment drug test, random drug screens and follow all company policies and procedures.

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