Purchasing Agent
Schuff International - Houston, TX

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DESCRIPTION

Under the general direction of the Purchasing Manager, and using knowledge of steel fabrication and erection techniques and demands, but materials for current contracts and change orders.

DUTIES

Using information provided by Estimators and Detailers, work with steel mills to schedule arrival of materials to coordinate with vendor requirements, our Shop schedules and the schedules of subcontractor shops.Ensure the terms of purchase and prices of materials adhere to contractual or negotiated pricing parameters.Schedule the specifics of size, shape and length of required materials to enable ease of flow through the fabrication process.Follow jobs in progress to expedite or delay shipments as needed to control inventory and expenses.Interface with various levels of management with differing demands.Manage multiple projects while meeting stringent deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience, Education & Training: High School Diploma or equivalent with demonstrable progress towards professional certification (for example APICS) or industry specific education or training in detailing, estimating or fabrication. 2-3 years directly related purchasing experience in the steel fabrication business.Specialized Knowledge & SkillDemonstrated knowledge of basic business and purchasing principles; Basic knowledge and understanding of steel construction in terms of required materials; General understanding of Advanced Bill of Materials, Bill of Landings, and Pruchase Order Processing.Type Equipment Used: Personal computer; phone/fax; Computer Software includes: MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Fabtrol.Work Environment/Physical Demands: General vicinity of work is indoors in an office environment. Using information provided by Estimators and Detailers, work with steel mills to schedule arrival of materials to coordinate with vendor requirements, our Shop schedules and the schedules of subcontractor shops.Ensure the terms of purchase and prices of materials adhere to contractual or negotiated pricing parameters.Schedule the specifics of size, shape and length of required materials to enable ease of flow through the fabrication process.Follow jobs in progress to expedite or delay shipments as needed to control inventory and expenses.Interface with various levels of management with differing demands.Manage multiple projects while meeting stringent deadlines.

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