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Purchasing Agent

Company: Netafim Irrigation Inc
Location: Fresno
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for ordering products, services and raw materials necessary for the manufacturing operation and support networks while maintaining existing relationships with suppliers.RESPONSIBILITIESFollowing up with suppliers to meet manufacturing deadlinesPerforming vendor research and selection to enhance profitability, reducing operating costs and boosting efficiencyMaintaining cordial working relationships with vendors and supervising vendor activitiesPeriodic review of purchasing agreements with vendors, monitoring their performance and renegotiating contracts to obtain the best pricing on behalf of the company.Purchase Order management for entering, submitting, updating, and tracking orders to reflect all requirements and to keep accurate informationCreate and maintain supplier performance KPIPurchasing supply for key raw materials considering price, quality, availability and other criteria Initiate/collaboration with RFQ as requirementCollaboration with global purchasing as neededCapital project management and reporting

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSKnowledge of general computer programs such as Excel, Outlook, and Word.Strong negotiating techniquesAbility to carry out assigned tasks independentlyHistory of good judgement and decision-making skillsAbility to communicate professionally across multiple audiences, spanning multiple organizational levels.Advanced data-driven capabilities, focused on decision-making using broad inputsAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations under time constraints and/or high-pressure environmentAbility to expand business knowledge independently, without promptingFluent verbal and written EnglishEducationBachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience in a purchasing function or equivalent combination of on-the-job experience in a manufacturing organizationPhysical-- Ability to work extended schedules as neededJob Classification: Full Time, Salaried Exempt (with killer benefits)PI183034847

Keywords: Netafim Irrigation Inc, Fresno , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Fresno, California

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