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Purchasing Agent

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Posted: 09/20/19 Industry: Purchasing Agent Job Number: 123736 Pay Rate: 20.00

HireLevel is looking for a Purchasing Assistant in Mt. Vernon, IL

Our locally owned client specializes is steel work for companies around the globe.  They provide services such as fabrication, machining, mig welding and more. As a Purchasing Assistant you will have a direct hand in making each project a success! This job has an office environment but does require time in the shop. 

Job Type:  Full-Time

Location: Mt. Vernon, IL

Shift: Monday - Friday | 6:30  am – 2:30 pm

Similar Positions: Purchasing Specialist, Buyer

Compensation: $15-20/hour BOE

Responsibilities of Purchasing Assistant: 

  • Receive purchase orders and blueprints from customers then analyze prints to determine materials needed and shop process.
  • Creates and maintains job and work orders.
  • Find, select, negotiate with suppliers for best pricing. 
  • Prepares purchase orders and places orders with supplies. 
  • Resolve shipment errors.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements of Purchasing Assistant: 

  • Ability to read blueprints to determine required purchase.
  • Previous experience negotiating with suppliers. 
  • Meet client's background check and drug screen requirements

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