Company: Express Employment Professionals - Headquarters
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Purchasing Agent accurately receives and issues inventory
stock items and provides timely and efficient service to various
departments in response to their requisition requests. You will be
in charged with forecasting with suppliers, product sourcing, and
Write, schedule, and issue all purchase orders.
Ensure timeliness of procurement for critical orders as
Manage supplier demand planning to ensure effective inventory
Interface with accounting on invoice discrepancies.
Ability to work well in cross-functional teams (Accounting,
Receiving, and Sales)
Use data analysis to drive continuous improvement and deliver
savings to the business.
Coordinate audit activities with suppliers to meet quality
management system requirements.
Communicate with suppliers regarding quality issues of delivered
products and materials.
Report in an actionable time frame to appropriate personnel any
change in the supply chain that might disrupt the processing of a
Provide cost and availability information to applicable
Arrange the coordination of product deliveries; liaise between
warehouses, contact motor carrier companies and clients for
effective scheduling and coordination of timely service. Process
changes such as rescheduling or order cancellation.
Keep departmental documentation up to date, accessible, and
Other duties as deemed required.
Skills and Abilities Required:
1. 3+ years procurement experience
2. Experience with ERP purchasing module
3. Thorough understanding of operations, excellent attention to
detail skills, problem solving skills and excellent interpersonal
and communication skills
4. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
5. Ability to work in a cross-functional environment
6. Timely completion of responsibilities
Keywords: Express Employment Professionals - Headquarters, St. Louis , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Saint Louis, Missouri
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