US/Canada Job #13363

Purchasing Agent



Job Type

Date Posted

May 9, 2024




Posted By

Renard Adkins

Purchasing Agent Job Description



The Purchasing Agent is responsible for executing the daily operations purchasing. This includes inventory management, supplier negotiations, purchase order creation, and monitoring material cost savings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track inventory required for contract builds.
  • Conduct research, interviews, and negotiations with suppliers to secure competitive prices, delivery dates, and product quality.
  • Generate detailed purchase orders containing all necessary information, including grade, measurements, quantity, due date, and customer requirements.
  • Regularly follow up on purchased items and provide status reports to management.
  • Perform cycle counts to ensure accurate inventory reconciliation.
  • Monitor and report material cost savings to management on a monthly basis.
  • Undertake other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Preferred ability to read and understand engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Proficiency in ERP software, preferably NetSuite.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software suite.
  • Strong data entry, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Preferred experience in door manufacturing and purchasing related to Government contracts with DFARS.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related field from an accredited college, university, or technical school; OR
  • Four (4) years of relevant experience and/or training in purchasing, finance, or sales, with a minimum of three (3) years in the door manufacturing industry; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

TriMech Services is an engineering resource provider specializing in the placement of qualified technical candidates for both temporary and direct hire opportunities. TriMech Services offers a unique approach to matching the specialized skill sets of our candidates to our clients engineering specific requirements. For more information, please visit our website at 



Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Renard Adkins about this role and related job opportunities.

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