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Purchasing Agent (Plumbing, Pipe, Valve & Fittings)

Company: Comfort Systems USA Southeast
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryWe are creating a new position for a Plumbing/Piping Purchasing Agent to buy materials necessary for our business. You have the means and opportunity to improve our productivity by making the most timely and cost-effective purchases. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, a commercial mindset, and experience with commercial/industrial plumbing and pipefitting. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. The goal is to acquire supplies in a timely fashion that are critical for the success of our business operations.Job DutiesReceive and evaluate material, tool, and equipment requisitions from various company personnel.Review specifications or other project information to determine product request meets project requirements.Develop profitable purchasing strategiesAssess supplier profiles and analyze offersPrepare and issue purchase orders to appropriate vendors.Coordinate with fabrication shop and project managers.Confirm delivery dates and follow up with vendors throughout delivery cycle.Follow up with vendors and assist with back orders.Work to resolve issues with supplier delivery dates, material transactions and invoice discrepancies.Manage relationships with key suppliers and our personnel to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contractsMaintain accurate records for pricing and vendor information.Requirements3-5 years proven experience in plumbing or piping purchasing or a relevant role in the industry. Strong computer skills in MS Office, including Excel and Word and Experience with QuoteSoft or other estimating software a plus.Experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditionsOutstanding organizational skillsA strong analytical mindsetHighly organized. Additional RequirementsAbility to pass a full background screening and drug screeningAbility to pass MVR checkAbility to pass a physical ability testValid FL License - Minimum Class E LicenseOSHA 10 certification a plus but not requiredCompensationWage Range Starting at: $25.00+/hr. based on qualifications & experience Comprehensive Benefits Medical, Vision, DentalPaid holiday and vacation401(k) Plan with multiple investment optionsTraining and Development ProgramsEmployee discount programsCompany-paid and voluntary life insuranceCompany-paid and voluntary accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D)Company-paid short-term disability Vehicle discount purchase programsDisclaimerComfort Systems USA, Southeast provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Comfort Systems USA Southeast, Pensacola , Purchasing Agent (Plumbing, Pipe, Valve & Fittings), Sales , Pensacola, Florida

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