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Purchasing Technician

Waupun, WI 53963

Posted: 06/07/2024 Job Number: 736063 Pay Rate: 20.00 Industry: Automotive

Job Description

Position Title: Purchasing Technician

Wage: $20 - $22/hour

Shift: 1st shift 

Hours: 7am - 3pm  Monday - Friday 

We are looking for a purchasing technician with a company in Waupun, WI. Join this company that is a part of the automotive industry. This position is temporary, a great opportunity to build your skills! Apply now!

Purchasing Technician Responsibilities:
- Monitors stock levels in the stockroom and runs daily cycle counts for the Stockroom Attendant to ensure our inventory is correct
- Orders operating supplies (KANBAN) that are kept in the stockroom and different areas throughout the plant. Items that need to be ordered will be provided by the other stockroom clerk
- Maintaining records such as purchase orders and contracts to ensure that they have correct pricing and delivery dates
- Following up with suppliers on past due items
- Maintains files of available supplies
- Set-up new part numbers in SAP requested by employee’s through our Access Database
- Assists Purchasing with entering requisitions for operating supplies and other employee requests
- Gets order approval for stock items ordered on a min. & max basis
- Assist the other Stockroom Attendant with daily duties if required
- Maintain a clean and organized environment this includes making sure parts are labeled correctly and in their proper place
- Evaluate stock ordering levels and make changes if needed as well as eliminating obsolete items
- Assisting employees with order inquiries
- Assist with obtaining quotes from suppliers
- Assists Purchasing with various projects and tasks as assigned
- Perform duties in a fast-paced environment
- Covers Plant Purchasing when out of the office
- Performs layered audits
- Completes duties and project directed by department manager
- Enters new products coming into the plant that require an SDS label into the SDS database
- Track shipments
- Enter new vendors into Zycus as well as submitting updates for existing vendors
- Investigate parked invoices, correct, if need be, and communicate to accounts payable the actions that should be take

Requirements for Purchasing Technician:
- Proven experience in purchasing, inventory control, or supply chain management within a manufacturing environment.
- Proficiency in inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel for data analysis.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers.
- Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment. Hiring immediately!

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