18 Oct
Purchasing Agent
Washington, Yakima


Perform a variety of clerical and manual tasks involved in purchasing and maintaining inventory control.

Purchase vendor supplied items and raw materials from approved suppliers. Be able to determine inventory levels, read blue prints, and discuss purchasing requirements with suppliers. This is necessary for the success of Lean Manufacturing practices at Cub Crafters, Inc. This will require the daily use of an ERP system (EPICOR).


Review inventories and collate purchase requirements in order to purchase materials

Review, negotiate, and processes requisitions on a daily basis

Communicate with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery

schedule on a day to day basis

Track the status of purchase orders

Review deliveries against purchase orders

Deal with non-supplied, under orders, over orders, and damaged goods

Ensure that invoices are sent to accounts payable for payment

Produce and maintain reports as necessary

Review quotes from suppliers and potential suppliers; negotiate for best pricing, quality, and availability

Consolidate purchases from as few suppliers as possible

Maintains procurement records; like 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 define source of trouble and take corrective action

Expedites delivery of goods to users when necessary

Other duties as assigned


AA in Business Management

Minimum of 3 years' experience in purchasing, inventory control and lean manufacturing

Experience using an ERP system to include purchasing and material control

Must be able to demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft Word/Excel products.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Must be able to work, scheduled hours, on a regular, reliable schedule.

Uses time efficiently and organizes tasks so that they are accomplished correctly and on time.

Ability to adapt to short notice demands/changing requirements.

Teamwork: Contributes to building a positive team spirit, generating suggestions for improving work and

asking for and offering help when needed.

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