Purchasing Coordinator

York, PA
Full-Time
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Description

The Purchasing Agent will purchase goods and services according to departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

Position Duties:

  • Purchases equipment and components along with services according to the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with managers to maintain sufficient inventory levels.
  • Works with sales and project team leads to ensure timely sourcing for equipment related to current projects
  • Evaluates vendors based on price, reliability, capability, and previous transaction history.
  • Works with vendors to negotiate volume and cash transaction discounts, and other available discounts.
  • Ensures that purchasing documents are complete and accurate and include appropriate and reasonable terms and conditions.
  • Maintains pricing histories and other vendor records.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field highly preferred.
  • At least two years of purchasing experience required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine purchasing needs.
  • May require travel.

Benefits

  • 401k profit sharing plan (100% match on the first 3% of your base salary with ½% match on the next 2% of your base salary) 90 days post hire
  • 67% employer paid medical benefits program
  • 10 days PTO (paid time off for vacation and sick pay)
  • 9 Paid company holidays
  • Paid training and travel for career relevant seminars, certifications and licenses

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