Position Summary: Purchasing Agent for raw materials, finished goods, equipment, supplies and operational necessities by performing the following duties personally or thru support staff.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree desired, but not necessary. Previous equivalent purchasing experience or a combination of education and purchasing experience is a plus.
Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, Clients, Customers, and the general public.
Math Ability: Ability to read micrometers and determine tolerance guidelines by using applied mathematics.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, and knowledge of, or desire to learn, Fishbowl inventory software.
Team Responsibilities: Works directly with employees in production, warehouse and technical department in a teamwork environment. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Verifies purchasing needs against demands and needs, negotiate pricing, Recommend alternatives as needed
Work with existing vendors and network for alternative vendors
Maintain and control inventory by verifying available inventory items in stock, scheduling delivery on PO’s consistent with company cash flow guidelines set by President/CFO.
Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price? Obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items? Obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
Monitoring and expediting orders as needed.
Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered? Resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
Include Prints and Call Out sheets with PO’s when required.
Provide yearly purchasing budget working with CFO.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience.
McLeod Racing has a rich history, the leader in the performance automotive aftermarket clutch and driveline industry. McLeod is a leading global supplier of clutch kits, clutch components, hydraulic bearings, flywheels, bellhousings and other performance driveline products. McLeod Racing is proud to have been providing cutting edge products, and industry leading service to the world’s foremost pe...rformance automotive, light truck and racing enthusiasts since 1971.McLeod Mission Statement To grow a unique aftermarket-leading company that outperforms our competition by providing customers high quality performance driveline products with superior customer service at affordable prices, thus maximizing our customers’ buying experience.