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Purchasing Agent

Company: Knight Enterprises, LLC
Location: Titusville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB POSTINGJOB TITLE: Purchasing Agent DEPARTMENT: Purchasing REPORTS TO: Purchasing SupervisorPURPOSE OF POSITION: This position is responsible for managing the timely procurement of materials needed to support efficient operation of manufacturing production. Prepares purchase orders and/or dispatches and reviews requisitions for goods and services.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Previous procurement experience in the manufacturing environment preferred. Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes, and procedures. An ability to negotiate best vendor terms, pricing, and delivery based on schedule requirements. Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time. Must have excellent written and verbal communication, computer, interpersonal, administrative and analytical skills.DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: Solicit formal and informal quotations/Requests for Quotations from prospective suppliers. Locates and arranges for purchase of goods and services necessary to support Production, Facilities, and machine repairs/service. Supports identification, qualification, and selection of suppliers. Conduct negotiation of terms, conditions, costs/prices associated with purchases. Generates Purchase Orders including delivery schedules that meet, while minimizing excess inventory levels. Expedite open orders including coordinating problem resolution. Track the status of all outstanding orders, updating the company's information system as needed. Verify vendor information for ordering purposes Keep all interested parties updated on the current status of orders and shipments. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Process returns as needed. Work with Receiving Department to clear up discrepancies in deliveries. Interact with Account Payable to resolve invoice issues and insure timely payments. Help maintain Purchasing Department files as needed. Carry out other Purchasing related duties as required. Supports implementation of MRP system. Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisory or management personnel.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Seeing: Required Speaking: Required Hearing: Required Standing: Rarely Walking: Rarely Sitting: Constantly, 7-8 hours per shift Lifting: Rarely, up to 50-pounds Carrying: Occasionally, up to 25-pounds Pushing: Rarely Pulling: Rarely Climbing: Rarely Balancing: Occasionally Bending: Occasionally Twisting: Occasionally Reaching: Occasionally Grasping/Handling: Frequently, for dexterity, fine finger handling Stooping/Crouching: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crawling: RarelyEnvironmental Conditions: Inside: 100% Outside: 0% Temperature Conditions: Controlled -in Excess of 70-degrees - occasionally Knight Enterprises Management, L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other protected factor by country, regional or local law. Knight's policies regarding recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training and all other personnel matters are free from discriminatory practices and are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. To view the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please go to the following link:

Keywords: Knight Enterprises, LLC, Titusville , Purchasing Agent, Other , Titusville, Florida

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