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Under direct supervision, provides assistance in the performance of various routine purchasing assignments and expediting of production materials.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in the procurement of supplies, raw materials, equipment and services.
  • Checks requisitions for completeness and accuracy.
  • Obtains and analyzes price quotations or bids from suppliers.
  • Places routine, non-complex purchase orders with suppliers.
  • Performs follow-up and expediting functions to ensure schedules are adhered to.
  • Returns material and assists with disposition of excess and/or obsolete material.
  • Reviews suppliers metrics and works with supplier base to maintain the required delivery and quality levels.
  • Expedite the movement of materials, parts and assemblies to and from the stockroom and production floor.
  • Inform appropriate personnel of problem areas and unplanned delays on schedule changes. 
  • Takes appropriate action to alleviate the causes creating a deviation from schedule, as needed.
  • Investigate the status of work in process or in receiving; gathers and compiles data and prepares and submits records, reports, and other paperwork necessary for appropriate accountability, suggesting action to be taken when serious deviations from commitments occur.
  • Performs daily follow-up to ensure the timely flow of work and deliveries to meet schedules.
  • Coordinate liaison contacts between Manufacturing, Engineering, Production Control, Field Service Material Control, etc. where required to ensure parts completion per schedule.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • High School Diploma Required. Associates degree in Business or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of three years manufacturing experience, with knowledge of parts and production or material control procedures. MRP system experience.
  • Minimum of one years’ experience in volume purchasing.
  • Computer literate, including Word and Excel in a Windows environment.  Knowledge of MRP system, Syspro experience preferred. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills, basic math skills. 
  • Must be detail oriented. 
  • Ability to maintain impartial and ethical relationship with suppliers in line with company policy.

Additional Information:

  • Job Conditions: Office environment.
  • Physical Demands/Strengths: Walking, sitting, standing. 
  • Able to sit at computer terminal for prolonged period, use keyboard.

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