Drake Services, LLC is currently seeking an experienced Purchasing Agent to join their team in Scottsdale, AZ.
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations
Works within approved budget; Conserves organizational resources.
Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans
Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Assure the efficient and accurate movement of purchasing activities within MAS500 by directing the overall day-to-day operations for procurement of goods and services.
Work with Operations Department (Aggregates, Ready Mix, Shop/Fleet, Maintenance) and Leadership team to develop professional, ethical, and effective buying practices.
Maintain time flow of procurement-related information to and from G&A office and to and from each division.
Develop and maintain good communications between the Purchasing Department and Divisions.
Stay informed of new techniques, products, and ideas that would allow improvement in purchasing operations.
Maintain current and accurate knowledge regarding the legal, ethical, and political environment affecting state and location purchasing.
Regularly review and identify to management, both centrally and in each division, training and other requirements for purchasing personnel
Develop recommendations and strategies for using annual .supply agreements for goods and services purchased on multiple occasions throughout the fiscal year.
Research and recommend appropriate requisition process, including procedures for obtaining specifications, criteria, and other information for each good or service from the appropriate division personnel.
Reports to CFO and President
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
Must have at least five (5) years of experience as a buyer, purchasing agent, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Industry experience required: Ready-Mix/Construction or similar.
Experience in developing and implementing purchasing policies and procedures is highly preferred
Abilities and Skills:
Knowledge of Purchasing and/or Accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of MAS500 or SAP is a plus
Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation is commensurate with experience
Benefits package available
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Equal Opportunity Employer
CareerBuilder - 20 months ago