WD Purchasing Agent at Wahoo Docks, LLC

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Dahlonega, Georgia





Job Description:

Company Overview:

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for the purchase of tools, shop supplies, office and cleaning supplies, building services, raw materials, etc. in an efficient and cost-effective manner. This person initiates purchase orders, verifies receiving, and processes orders in the system. This position requires a well-organized, and detailed person who is capable of multi-tasking in a fast- paced manufacturing environment. The Purchasing Agent must be proficient with computers and MS Office applications as well as building relationships with suppliers and other departments within the organization. 

JOB EXPECTATIONS/DUTIES

·         Achieves cost savings goals and delivers lowest cost alternatives for sourcing of products and services to meet business demands

·         Verify, prepare, and submit purchase orders to appropriate vendors in a timely fashion.

·         Follow established instructions and new processes from preparation through delivery.

·         Build close working relationships with suppliers

·         Resolve any complications that may arise with products or delivery

·         Work directly with other company departments on material/supply needs

·         Work directly with suppliers to source products

·         Track inventory usage and recommend min/max levels based on report data

·         Perform cycle counts independently and with department personnel

·         Track and report inventory activity using Excel

·         Other duties and projects may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

·         Associates degree is preferred

·         Strong inventory control background is required

·         3-5 years purchasing and negotiation experience

·         Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel (formulas, Pivot tables, etc.) and Outlook is required

·         Ability to communicate professionally with internal and external clients, as well as people at all levels of the organization is required

·         General negotiation skills

·         At least 50% of time will be in a shop/warehouse environment with exposure to extreme temperatures depending on the time of year

·         At least 50% of this position is standing or bending

·         Must follow the manufacturing department PPE/Safety requirements

·         Effective problem-solving and decision- making skills is required

·         Strong organizational skills for efficient office control is required

Why you should apply:

If you are looking for a great company to work for with an excellent benefit package to include, paid holidays, PTO, affordable Healthcare plans, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD and 401(k) with Company Match, then you should Join our Winning Team!

 

*All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.





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