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Purchasing Agent

Location: Chico
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationCA - Chico, CARemote TypeN/APosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level4 Year DegreeSalary RangeUndisclosedTravel PercentageNegligibleJob ShiftDayJob CategoryPurchasing - ProcurementDescriptionAt Transfer Flow, family and innovation are the keys to our success. It's how we lead in design, quality and function in the aftermarket fuel tank industry. What's more, Transfer Flow specializes in OEM engineering and manufacturing of custom-built fuel systems, mobility ramps and floors.. We are proud of the long-standing relationships we've built with our customers and vendors.Since 1983, Transfer Flow has stood by its promise to be American-made. Our workforce in Northern California designs, builds and tests every single system. We're not new to manufacturing but we are constantly looking for ways to improve, grow and innovate. At Transfer Flow, you can have a career with colleagues that inspire you, care about you, and challenge you. We've led the aftermarket fuel tank industry since 1983 and we aren't stopping anytime soon. Join us on our adventure!Manage purchase orders from initial preparation to verification of receipt/pricingManage inventory turns/month end reportsManage supplier relations and negotiate contracts, prices, timelinesPartner with Engineering to identify and qualify alternative materials in the event of shortagesCollaborate with suppliers on strategic cost savings initiativesManage projects with goal of waste and cost reductionPartner with Engineering to source new productsWork closely with Quality department to qualify first articles, incoming inspectionManage relationships/flow of materials with internal and outside service vendors (Fastenal, MJB, Janitorial, powdercoat shop, platers)Create new part profiles in Enterprise softwareII. Essential Job Functions The Purchasing Agent is responsible for coordinating all activities associated to procurement of materials and supplies for Transfer Flow. Responsibilities include providing the estimated value and transport of goods; conferring and negotiating with sellers; and observing and supervising the transport and safety of procured products. The Purchasing Agent is responsible for creating and maintaining communication systems to track all aspects of supplies procured and received by TFI.Purchasing agents create and maintain supplier purchase order records, debit memos, check inventory levels, analyze changes in the market that may affect the availability or price of supplies, and identify suppliers that may provide the lowest costs for the high quality products. The Purchasing Agent also creates/maintains systems for tracking vendor service levels, including promised ship dates. QualificationsTFI requires all members of our staff to fulfill all job functions in a consistent state of alertness and work in a safe mannerApplicants must be able to successfully pass the following:Pre-employment drug/alcohol screeningPre-employment criminal history background checkPre-employment fitness for duty physicalMust be at least 18 years of age5 years purchasing experience purchasing in a manufacturing company or equivalent.Required- minimum BS degree. APICS certification preferred.

Keywords: TRANSFER FLOW INC, Chico , Purchasing Agent, Other , Chico, California

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