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Senior Puchasing Agent

Job Description

EURO-COMPOSITES ® Corporation is one of the global leading manufacturers of lightweight products based on honeycomb core. The product range consists of various types of honeycomb, panels, formed, milled parts and drop-in parts for a wide range of industries and especially for the aeronautical industry.

JOB SUMMARY includes, but not limited to:
The Senior Purchasing Agent is responsible for communicating with vendors and to ensure that the company maintains a sufficient inventory of supplies in order to support its production demands.
  • Supervises purchasing, inventory, and receiving departments.
  • Ordering and management of raw materials for production.
  • Receive and reconcile vendor invoices
  • Interacts daily with suppliers and internal departments to determine inventory needs.
  • Compile and analyze data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
  • Confer with suppliers to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
  • Review proposals, negotiate prices, follow up on orders placed, verify delivery, approve payment, and maintain necessary records.
  • Issue requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Take inventory monthly and maintain stock records in order to ensure on time delivery by managing the purchase of merchandise.
  • Creates monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for the following items; Inventory, Credit Notes, Outstanding Orders, Credit Card/Expense, Contract, and Freight.
  • 3+ years experience in purchasing; preferably in manufacturing.
  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in a business related field.
  • Experience with ordering and shipping chemicals a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and email communication skills required.
  • Advanced MS Office skills preferred.
  • Effective negotiating skills needed.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills needed.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required.
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