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Purchasing Agent

Company: Agri-Valley Irrigation
Location: Fresno
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Jain USA and Our Global Footprint*AVI is a Jain USA company, which is part of a global company with more than 55 years dedicated to the design and delivery of world-class irrigation solutions and has over 10,500 associates, 1,000 agro specialists, 30 production plants and sales in 116 countries with 7,000 dealers and distributors that make us a global leader in irrigation. If you care about contributing to a great team culture and working with others to create great products that "Leave this world better than you found it!", then AVI might be the place for you.*Jain Corporate Video: *https://youtu.be/1wQpTT00Wqg*Jain USA Companies: *https://jainsusa.com/https://agrivalley.com/https://jainsusa.com/etwater/https://idcsupply.com/https://www.jainamericas.com/https://www.jainfarmfresh.us/*POSITION SUMMARY*This position will manage all aspects of the Company's procurement of materials required for its construction jobs, warehouse and retail store inventory ensuring vendor selection, price negotiation, integrity and product quality all meet the highest standards.*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:* Facilitates and reviews the majority of retail related purchasing requests both for customers and stock. Provide backup support for work ticket related purchasing.* Assist construction and retail staff with product selection and inquiry.* Obtains items by issuing purchase orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders when needed; request confirmations from suppliers to ensure accurate cost.* Resolves shipment errors and/or delays with suppliers; confirms that backorders are shipped and purchase orders are closed.* Reviews outstanding purchase orders backlog to provide updates to impacted parties and to ensure ERP system information is as accurate as possible.* Participates in purchasing related projects as defined by the manager.* Requests material movement between store locations to align with company goals and objectives.* Other duties may be assigned.*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)*Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration is preferred; or two to four years of related experience. Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management. A knack for negotiation and networking. Great leadership and analytical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.*PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.The position requires extended periods of sitting. Talking and listening are a large part of this position. Occasionally periods of standing, kneeling and bending will be necessary. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Fresno, CA 93726: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:* Negotiation: 1 year (Preferred)* Sourcing: 1 year (Preferred)* Vendor management: 1 year (Preferred)* Logistics: 1 year (Preferred)* Supply chain management: 1 year (Preferred)* Microsoft Excel: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Agri-Valley Irrigation, Fresno , Purchasing Agent, Professions , Fresno, California

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