Purchasing Agent

Netafim Irrigation
Fowler, CA 93625
United States
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Job Description


Description

This position performs purchasing and administrative support activities for (but not limited to) the Maintenance, Engineering, and Production Departments. This position will interact with several levels of the organization, including Maintenance, Engineering, and floor Supervisors.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties as assigned.)

  • Placing, sourcing, and managing the day-to-day purchases of replacement parts and stock repair items.
  • Writing Purchase Orders, and purchasing items on the phone and on the internet via Credit Card.
  • Manage vendor and contractor invoices and payments
  • Prepare and reconcile all monthly invoice statements for your purchases. Keep track of budgetary and capital expenses.
  • Manage deliveries and parts tracking as well as distributing incoming parcels etc. Monitoring progress of ordered parts, and communicating order statuses to the customer.
  • Inventory of production consumables and stock room control.

Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Experience on mechanical and electrical components relevant to production. Computer software including SAP, MS Office, Maintscape, and Outlook, will be needed.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluency in English with superior oral and written communication skills.


SKILLS

  • Must be an organized individual.
  • Must maintain a level of professionalism, approachability, and be highly confident that you will explore all options to get the job done. 
  • Freely informing and communicating with clarity on project and repair status.
  • Knowledge of various Electrical Components and Mechanical Components that would be found in a production environment.
  • Must be able to listen, absorb, and recall specific details so that the part you order is either exactly the correct part, or a similar part with the correct attributes for our specific needs.
  • Well-developed phone skills.
  • Project management, analysis, decision making, and situational awareness.

DESIRED TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS

Ability to maintain high activity level, good personal initiative, critical thinking skills, ability to interact with technical personalities successfully, personal accountability, results oriented, demonstrate sound judgment, self-directed (requiring little supervision), good at task prioritization.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to sit, stand, lift (5-50lbs), and spend extended periods on the computer researching or entering information. Able to spend extended periods of time on the phone with vendors.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid California Driver’s License, and clean driving record.


Salary Description

$20.00-$24.00 DOE

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