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Website QC Manufacturing, Inc. - QuietCool

Makers of the Advanced Whole House Fan

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective
The Purchaser will be responsible for placing orders with vendors using MRP system and releasing orders
based on the needs of sales and production. The Purchaser will ensure an uninterrupted flow of inventory
and raw materials. It is essential for the Purchaser to engage in sourcing new suppliers, establishing
relationships with vendors, negotiating purchasing contracts, solving order grievances and discrepancies.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
 Assist the company staff with purchasing needs.
 Maintain relationships with outside vendors, negotiate contracts, prices, service and purchasing agreements.
 Resolve problems referred by the manager and serve as back up in their absences.
 Establish purchasing policies and ensure compliance.
 Monitor stock levels and verify the need for purchases.
 Locate new suppliers to find items for the best prices and quality.
 Update Kanban cards when necessary.
 Negotiate blanket purchase order when appropriate and monitor cost during the time period.
 Work closely with the receiving department to ensure proper supplies arrived.
 Trace delinquent arrivals from purchase orders.
 Follow environmental and safety regulations and act in compliance with U.S. law.
 Comply with safety and corporate guidelines on business ethics.
 Work with Accounts Payable to ensure all invoices and pricing are accurate.
Competencies
 Organized
 Strong communication, negotiation and persuasion skills

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 Ability to produce in-depth reports
 Detailed orientated
 Analytical
 Strong problem-solving skills
Work Environment
This job generally operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office
equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. The employee is
occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment
and job sites can be loud.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee
frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception and ability to adjust focus.
The employee may be required to lift up to 50 pounds in normal testing situations.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position is required to work M-F, 7-3.30. Overtime may be required during the high production season.
Required Education and Experience
 High School Diploma/GED required
 Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Mathematical skills

Preferred Education and Experience
 One year in a purchasing role
 MRP system experience
 Kanban knowledge
 Six Sigma knowledge a plus

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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 employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities
may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Classification
Non-Exempt

Salary Range
$19.00-$25.00

Reports to
Director of Purchasing

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