Purchasing Agent

Purchasing Agent

Minuteman International is an exciting place filled with many opportunities for career growth! We are the fastest growing manufacturer in our product category. Our wide range of industrial and commercial products are used to protect the health and safety of employees in some of the world's most severe or dangerous environments. In addition, many of our products are being used to minimize environmental impact. Our solutions include: autonomous equipment, fossil fuel alternatives and water saving technology. Over 90% of our equipment is sold/purchased through our extensive dealer network and the remainder through national accounts or direct selling.

As a Purchasing Agent at Minuteman International, you will gain exposure to all aspects of supply chain management. This is an extremely important position as you will be directly involved with sourcing and procuring product for a fast pace manufacturing facility.

The right individual will be motivated to excel in a business environment driven by customer service excellence.


· Place purchase orders for commodities assigned

· Monitor open orders for expediting or push outs to control inventory levels based on production plan

· Quote new and existing items

· Negotiate prices, terms and deliveries with vendors

· Review and report on vendor performance

· Control inventory levels based on system reports

· Communicate material deliveries with production

· Work with accounts payable to reconcile invoice discrepancies

· Resolve receiving issues

· Minimum of 3 years of Purchasing experience (Bachelor's degree a plus, but not required)

· Knowledge of ERP system (SAP a plus)

· Exceptional Organization skills

· Unparalleled Attention to Detail

· Computer knowledge – Outlook, Microsoft Office

· Ability to thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

· Critical thinking and problem solving

· Teamwork and collaboration

We offer a generous benefits package which includes excellent health, dental, and vision plans, (401k), paid holidays and paid vacation, as well as company provided benefits; 401(k) matching contribution, life insurance, short & long-term disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

Salary Range
$35,000.00 - 55,000.00
per Year
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Hampshire, IL 60140, US
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