Purchasing Agent

Posted Date 3 days ago(1/25/2022 1:11 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-6871
Category
Purchasing
Company : Name
019B LCI 3340 Corrie Dr
Location : Address
3340 Corrie Dr
Job Location
US-IN-Goshen

Overview

Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You will Get:

  1. A company culture where everyone matters
  2. Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match
  3. Career development and mentoring
  4. Tuition Reimbursement
  5. Annual flu immunization
  6. Holiday, personal and vacation days
  7. Local and national discounts
  8. Wellness offerings

Summary/Objective:

The Purchasing Agent/Buyer obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes payment.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. Must be a team player and be able to work alone in a fast-paced environment.
  2. Ability to analyze and support inventory, so we can optimize inventory turns and reduce costs.
  3. Display Lippert’s Core Values: Positive Attitude, Team Play with Trust, Passionate about Winning, Honesty-Integrity-Candor, Caring about People.
  4. Understanding of ERP systems (D365 preferred).
  5. Strong Microsoft Office Skills – specifically Word and Excel.
  6. Ability to take initiative, set priorities, learn quickly, and take ownership of assigned projects.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
  2. Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
  3. Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
  4. Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
  5. Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
  6. Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
  7. Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
  8. Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  9. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Competencies:

  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Financial Management.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Time Management.
  5. Decision Making.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands:
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool, as necessary. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time salary position, and hours/days of work are decided by production schedules and your reporting manager.

Travel:

Travel will be minimal and would be primarily local during the business day.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

Must be able to pass E Verify.

AAP/EEO Statement:
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all Team Members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Team Member for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

Lippert provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, citizen status, veteran status, military service, marital status or any other legally protected category as established by federal, state, or local law.  This policy governs all employment decisions, including recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, training, promotion, discipline, transfer, leave-of-absence, access to benefits, layoff, recall, termination and other personnel matters.  All employment and personnel-related decisions are based solely upon legitimate, job-related factors, such as skill, ability, past performance, and length of service with Lippert.

 

Lippert’s strong commitment to equal employment opportunity requires a commitment by each individual team member.  Compliance with the letter and spirit of this policy is required of all team members.  Violations of this policy should be immediately reported to your leader or to any member of leadership.  Team members who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

 

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