PURCHASING AGENT
VALPARAISO, INDIANA 

Our growing business is looking to add a Purchasing Agent to assist at our Main Office in Valparaiso, IN. The successful candidate will be proficient in Quick Books and responsible for purchasing quality merchandise from vendors & suppliers. You must have a strong attention to detail with an aptitude for problem-solving. If you have prior experience in purchasing, proficiency in Quick Books and a desire to expand your career, we want to hear from you.

Duties to Include:

  • Manage and handle process of filling customer orders by verifying accuracy and common trade application of product ordered

  • Identifying appropriate product source, preparing and forwarding purchase order to supplier/vendor.

  • Arrange delivery, verify receipt of items ordered.

  • Authorize final payment to supplier/vendor.

  • Prepares accurate and detailed purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items as necessary; obtaining approval from requisitioning sales representative or internal department.

  • Purchase highest quality merchandise at lowest possible price and in correct amounts

  • Verify purchase requisitions by comparing items to master list, clarifying unclear items, recommend alternatives

  • Monitor shipments to ensure goods are received on time and in the event of problems trace shipments and follow-up.

  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective actions.

  • Maintain manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends, monitoring and managing inventory items and level accordingly.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Experience:

  • Procurement: 1 year (Required)

  • Purchasing: 3 years (Required)

  • Sourcing: 1 year (Preferred)

Office  Location:

  • Valparaiso, IN

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Valparaiso, IN 46383: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

 

Application Question(s):

  • Years of Quick books experience?

 

Language:

  • English (Required)

 

Required travel:

  • 0% (Required)

 

Compensation:

  • Hourly

 

Work Location:

  • One Location  

 

Benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 403b with employer match after one year and paid vacation.  

Please submit résumé + employment application to valpo@hoosierfire.com with the title of the job you are applying for as the subject name. 

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