Associate Purchasing Agent

Associate Purchasing Agent

Murphy Company | Saint Louis, MO, 63150, US
Salary Range:$39,000 – $53,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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Associate Purchasing Agent

Murphy Company, the Best Choice for Mechanical Construction since 1907, is hiring an Associate Purchasing Agent for our office in St. Louis, MO

Job Information

Job Title

Associate Purchasing Agent

Reports To

Purchasing Manager


St. Louis, MO

Number of Direct Reports


About Murphy Company

Since 1907, Murphy Company has been a leading mechanical contractor in the St. Louis and Denver markets that provides its professionals the environment, opportunities, technology, and tools to experience a rewarding career. Being a company that prides itself on its core values of employee well-being, enduring relationships, and integrity and professionalism, we know it starts with our employees. We strongly believe our people are our most important asset, and we strive every day to make Murphy a great place to work as we build our clients' visions.

We Are Looking For Someone Like You

As an Associate Purchasing Agent, you will be a vital member of Murphy's Purchasing team. You will be responsible for selecting, ordering, and procuring the necessary equipment, materials, and services to ensure the business meets appropriate budget requirements and deadlines.

Your Day-to-Day at Murphy Company

* Supporting project/field operations
* Requesting proposals from and communicating orders to suppliers
* Communicating order status as appropriate to project personnel
* Following up with vendors as needed to confirm order status
* Soliciting bids for buyouts as appropriate
* Directing the shipment of orders. Ensuring that delivery methods are understood and accounted for
* Communicating tax status of projects to vendors
* Interfacing with the accounting department to facilitate payments
* Providing a high level of customer service to internal customers
* Periodically meeting with existing and new vendors and suppliers to continuously evaluate the available products and services from the supplier community
* Documenting purchases in our ERP system such that the information may be utilized by other Murphy personnel and deliver appropriate documentation to suppliers

Bring Your A-Game!

Our ideal candidate should possess the following traits:

* Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Supply Chain Management emphasis
* General business Computer Skills including Outlook, Excel, Word, and internet-based systems. You will be trained in our ERP system
* Willingness to develop the knowledge of the products and components that are incorporated into the systems we build and service
* Willingness to engage our established supplier base as well as to seek new suppliers when needed
* Willingness to learn how to read construction specifications

What We Will Bring to the Table

* A collaborative, family-friendly work environment
* Knowledge and expertise that has helped us grow and thrive for the last 112 years
* Competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, including health and life insurance, a robust wellness program, 401(k), and profit sharing.
* A personal time off plan that rivals our competitors