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Purchasing Agent - Davenport/Burlington, Iowa

We have an immediate opening for a Purchasing Agent. This position can be located in Davenport, Iowa or Burlington, Iowa.

Summary:
Coordinate activities for our Davenport and Burlington branches involving procuring goods and services such as equipment, tools, parts, and supplies, for organization by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Reviews sales orders.

  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.

  • Selects products for purchase.

  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.

  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.

  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.

  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.

  • Confers with suppliers concerning late deliveries.

  • Verifies invoices from suppliers with quotes and purchase orders and approves invoices for payment.

  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.
Education and/or Experience required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent,

  • Basic mathematic skills,

  • Must have good understanding of electrical and industrial material.

  • Good organizational and communication skills,

  • The ability to operate and understand basic Microsoft programs such as Excel & Word.

A post offer drug screen and physical is required. 

3E is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  M/F/Vets/Disabled.