Lippert Components, Inc. Purchasing Agent in Goshen, Indiana
OVERVIEW ClassificationNonexempt Salary Grade/Level/Family/RangeSalary Reports toGeneral Manager DateJuly 16,2015 JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/ObjectiveThe purchasing agent negotiates vendor terms, prices and schedules delivery using knowledge of budget and schedule requirements. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures. * Carries out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures. * Uses knowledge of material work planning and methods engineering processes and procedures to coordinate product deliveries. * Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements, and production. * Uses knowledge of machines and equipment to schedule items necessary to continual production cycles. Competencies * Technical Capacity. * Financial Management. * Communication Proficiency. * Time Management. * Decision Making. Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 WorkThis is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week with possible overtime opportunity. Travel No travel is expected for this position. Required Education and Experience [Indicate education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. See examples below.] * High school diploma. * Minimum of 2 years of purchasing related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks. Preferred Education and Experience * Prior product familiarization/knowledge. Additional Eligibility Qualifications None. Work Authorization/Security Clearance Must be able to pass EVerify. AAP/EEO Statement LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category. Other Duties The position may have access to confidential information regarding LCI, its suppliers and customers. This position has a responsibility to prevent revealing or divulging any such information unless it is necessary to do so in the performance of their duties. Access to confidential information is on a need-to-know basis and must be authorized by management. 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 employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Signatures This job description has been approved by all levels of management: Manager____________________________________________________ HR_________________________________________________________ Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position. Employee__________________________________ Date_____________PAY GROUP : AAP/EEO STATEMENT LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.Employer's Job# 2020-3153Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.