Purchasing Agent


Firm Name: 
StudioSIX5
Contact Email: 
URL: 
www.studioSIX5.com

 

StudioSIX5, an Austin-based interior architectural design firm specializing in senior living communities, is looking for a dynamic Purchasing Agent to join our team. Our firm creates exceptional interior environments that celebrate life for senior living communities throughout the continental United States, and seeks only the most talented individuals who want an opportunity to grow professionally and enhance our practice.

Our ideal candidates are the best in their field. They are bright, talented, emerging professionals focused on procurement and customer service. Individuals in this position will work on multiple projects simultaneously, so the ability to handle pressure, stay organized, and multi-task is important. Candidates should also have a strong sense of self-accountability, high attention to detail, and sound judgment.

Position Summary:
The successful Purchasing Agent is quality driven and detail oriented. This role assists the Purchasing Manager with daily project administrative tasks so that she can spend her time on operations and strategic development with an aim towards resolving current and future order issues. The Purchasing Agent compiles and sends purchase orders after the Purchasing Manager reviews and approves. This role verifies orders are received by vendors and processed. The Purchasing Agent compiles acknowledgements for Purchasing Manager's review and actively manages all administrative tasks to assist Purchasing Manager.

Measures of Success:

  • Purchase orders are placed in a timely manner to ensure on time delivery to the warehouse.
  • Transaction reports are accurate and up to date.
  • Paperwork is accurate, up to date and well organized to expedite review process.
  • Purchase order issues are immediately identified and forwarded to the Purchasing Manager for resolution.
  • Claims are brought to the attention of the Purchasing Manager in time for each Vendor's terms & conditions with no cost to StudioSix5.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assists sorting of specs by vendors for Purchasing Manager's review.
  • When ready to be sent, scans PO's and emails to vendors verifying receipts.
  • Documents purchase orders in project transaction report.
  • Compiles acknowledgements for Manager review.
  • Updates transaction summary report daily.
  • Monitors warehouse receipt reports and updates transactions summary reports daily.
  • Notifies Purchasing Manager of any vendor shipping delays to be addressed.
  • Monitors warehouse receipt reports for any file claims.
  • All other duties as assigned by Purchasing Manager.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Working experience of vendor management software and project management software.
  • Meticulous "eye" for detail and accuracy.
  • Desire to grow, take on new responsibilities, and establish oneself on our team.

Experience / Education:

  • One to three (1-3) years of purchasing experience required.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point) and Adobe Acrobat are required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Purchasing or Merchandising or equivalent experience desired.

Benefits:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience, exempt
  • Bonuses
  • Paid company holidays
  • PTO
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • 401K with matching
  • Professional Development
  • Charity and Community Involvement
  • Family Oriented Culture
  • Internal and External Social Events
  • Minimum of 38-hour workweek, flexibility

StudioSIX5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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