Purchasing Agent - Contract to Hire

Lisle, Illinois, United States expand job description ↓

Description

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares purchase orders and maintains purchasing records.
  • Tracks purchases, resolves issues related to inventory returns, replacements, and credit arrangements.
  • Supports vendor quality management, and maintains a current database of vendor information.
  • Supports relationships and qualification of vendors or suppliers
  • May support contracts for more complex purchase orders/business agreements, including for example request for supplier inventory cycle counts
  • May support pricing negotiations with suppliers
  • Works closely with Manufacturing and Inventory Management teams to determine buying plans
  • Contributes to the development of processes and procedures
  • Work closely with accounting to resolve accounts payable questions
  • Manage Useful Life replacement program for distributed products
  • Supporting Sales Order fulfillment
  • Other jobs as need in the Operations Department, including supporting Inventory Management, and
  • Shipping as needed


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years working in procurement in a regulated industry
  • Professionalism while dealing with vendors
  • Able to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work in a dynamic and quickly changing environment
  • Comfortable taking on responsibilities as needed
  • Bachelors Degree preferred, Associates Degree required
  • Able to grasp and use electronic systems

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience with Fishbowl and QuickBooks
  • Experience scaling processes for a rapidly growing business

Must be willing and able to travel In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and to complete the required verification document upon hire. Endotronix participates in E-Verify

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