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Purchasing Agent

Full-Time, Salaried
Central New York, Rochester, New York
Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Purchasing Agent in our Victor location supporting Rochester and Syracuse who can seek the best pricing and availability from a variety of suppliers throughout all JWD operating regions and markets ensuring our shops and field employees receive what they need on time and on budget.

John W Danforth is located in Tonawanda, N.Y., with a culture that rewards teamwork, accountability, integrity, respect. The position is fast paced, high volume and often challenging in a work hard play hard environment.

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain key relationships with suppliers to ensure continuous improvement process
  • Negotiate purchasing agreements focused on availability, price and delivery
  • Assist in achieving annual rebate and cost savings goals
  • Process requisitions, manage work flow ensuring orders are processed timely and accurately
  • Confirm internal requirements ,communicate to our suppliers ensuring proper and timely delivery to the shop and field
  • Buys goods and services using the organization’s ERP systems: Req. Net & Microsoft GP or other systems
  • Promotes an atmosphere that facilitates open and effective communication
  • Continuous sourcing of new suppliers to get best price and availability
  • Develop innovative approaches to review procurement process effectiveness
  • Applicants with strong working knowledge of HVAC/Plumbing will be highly considered
  • Solid computer skills (required: MS Office; recommended:  Dynamics GP, Google tools)

Qualifications & Training:

  • Must have the highest degree of integrity, enthusiasm and willingness to represent company in the most professional, positive manner

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