26 days old

Purchasing Agent

George T Sanders
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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  • Job Code
    140183803

Purchasing agents are responsible for analyzing sales records, checking inventory levels, look for changes in the market that may affect the availability or price of materials, and identify vendors and or manufacturers that may provide quality materials at a low cost.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Purchase materials within a prescribed budget established upon projected sales
  • Keeps in contact with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Develop the lowest possible purchasing cost through vendor competition, utilizing pricing, dating and accurate service.
  • Price, code and distribute all purchase orders to proper channels.
  • Monitor replenishing reports.
  • Prepares purchase orders.
  • Take positive action to insure proper inventory levels are met, with exception to seasonal cycling items
  • Maintain manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with Quality Control Agent, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Return overages and discarding or donating obsolete items.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain A, B and C items in stock and buyout D and E items.
  • Meet with vendors to seek out new products or improved products.
  • Meet with Purchasing Manager or Inventory Control Manager when seeking out new and improved products.
  • Notify Purchasing Manager regarding upcoming price changes.
  • Notify Purchasing manager regarding product discontinuances.
  • Will participate in two to three inventories per year.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and procurement software.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • High-quality negotiation skills.
  • 5 to 10 years experience in the plumbing and wholesale industry




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Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2021-07-30

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