Purchasing Agent

Purchasing Agent-$50,000 starting salary. Our client is a successful manufacturer of specialty equipment in Oroville, CA and was established over 40 years ago. This hands-on position is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced purchasing agent with an understanding of purchasing in its relation to manufacturing processes. This is a direct-hire, salaried-exempt position.

Job Description


  • Create and maintain BOM’s
  • Order, track, and insure timely delivery of parts, equipment, raw materials, misc. goods, & equipment rentals
  • Schedule and arrange transportation of all parts, raw materials, equipment rentals and production jobs, including GL coding, tracking and approval of associated freight bills
  • Manage inventory levels and stock orders
  • Source vendors and negotiate best vendor terms, pricing and delivery
  • Utilize industry-specific software and ERP programs, enter all PO’s, parts (receiving/tracking), equipment, raw materials, misc. goods, & equipment rentals
  • Responsible for input of all customer data associated with purchase orders to ensure accurate invoicing
  • Responsible for setting up customer rental transactions & required permits
  • Coordinate delivery of parts and materials to and from jobs
  • Schedule and review the repair and maintenance of company equipment


  • AA Degree in related field
  • 3 years' purchasing-related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above mentioned tasks
  • Possess an understanding of mechanical terminology, concepts (basic mechanical skills preferred but not necessary)
  • Computer competency with Microsoft Office, Adobe; Dynamics or other suitable ERP experience is strongly preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, memos and email,
  • Ability to enter alpha-numeric data and prepare reports utilizing a variety of software programs
  • Possess a valid California Drivers’ license, proof of insurability, and DMV printout reflecting a clean driving record
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Contingent upon verifiable and favorable professional references
  • Contingent upon post offer physical exam and drug screen

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  • Location

    Oroville, CA

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  • Shift

    Day shift: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

  • Contact Phone

    (530) 891-1955

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