Purchasing Agent

  • Location
    Dayton, Ohio
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Clerical

Adecco is assisting a local client in recruiting for a Purchasing Agent in Vandalia, OH. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity. The Purchasing Agent is responsible for purchasing production tooling, low volume raw materials, supplies. This associate would work with subcontractor services to repair parts with emphasis on cost reduction while maintaining quality and on time delivery. Please Apply Now!
• Observe all safety rules and regulations. Maintains work area in a clean and safe condition.
• Actively participates in work team. Assist in measuring team performance for safety, quality, delivery and cost. Work with team members, other business functions, customers and suppliers to continually improve these measures. Participates in department continuous improvement efforts.
• Develop and implement a strategic purchasing strategy or MRO items and materials used in the manufacturing process.
• Develop and maintain metrics to measure purchasing effectiveness.
• Purchases production tooling, raw materials, supplies, services and repair parts based on approval limits that have been established by the Plant Controller.
• Ensures adherence to purchasing policies and procedures including appropriate approvals on requisitions.
• Identifies and resolves potential subcontractor problems related to on time delivery and lead-time performance.
• Identifies opportunities to reduce overall cost of purchased products and services. Develops and implements project plan.
• Identifies alternate sources, develop request for quotations for purchased items and services, evaluates quotations and negotiates the best price and service performance. Recommends changes in sources.
• Maintains the purchase order storage and retrieval system in an organized condition.
• Accurately prepares purchasing/buying reports and other purchasing and shipping related paperwork.
• Maintains tool crib function related to purchasing involvement.
• Maintains the Safety Data Sheet system.
• Assist in the analysis of the market related to vendors, product availability and other factors that could affect price and delivery.

• HS Diploma
• Previous purchasing experience
• Mathematical skills
• ISO 13485 quality system or equivalent experience preferred

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