Insteel

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Purchasing Agent

Jacksonville, FL - Plant

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Other duties may be assigned.

Purchasing: (40%)

  • Runs reorder reports to inspect for accuracy.
  • Enters purchase orders for repair or maintenance items.
  • Reviews requisitions, consolidates and turns into purchase orders.
  • Runs MAXIMO or applicable program and issues purchase orders for indicated items.
  • Supplements cycle count with random visual inspections to assure adequate supplies are on hand.
  • Purchases operational supplies other than raw material such as lubricants, strapping, etc.
  • In conjunction with Maintenance and Supply Room employee(s), identifies and purchases maintenance and repair supplies and services.
  • Calls vendors for prices and delivery.
  • Returns unwanted or defective items; follows up for credit.
  • Evaluates safety stock and adjusts as indicated.
  • Runs applicable program to audit issues and charges to various departments.  Corrects or adjusts to monthly close-out.
  • Prepares and/or assists in documenting and submitting supplier claims.

Courier (20%)

  • Packs boxes for UPS, courier and/or other pickups.
  • Coordinates pickups and deliveries with suppliers.

Accounting (20%)

  • Monitors item accounting codes to assure accurate assignments of charges.
  • Assists and coordinates with Accounting on invoice and vouchering process.
  • Assists in reconciliation of petty cash.
  • Prepares and submits month end accruals.
  • Files packing list as needed.

Other Duties (20%)

  • Fills in for vacations and absences in the Supply Room.
  • Answers front door and directs guests to correct area in plant, insuring proper PPE is given to guests.
  • Maintains daily forklift and overhead crane inspections, forwarding any issues to maintenance.
  • Maintains Company truck (servicing, washing, tags, etc.).
  • Purchases and maintains stock levels in front office supply closet.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

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Employee Benefits

  • Health Care Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Life
  • Company-paid AD&D
  • Company-paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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