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Purchasing Agent - Boise, ID

Company: Western Power Sports
Location: Boise
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationID - Boise, IDPosition TypeFull TimeEducation Level2 Year DegreeTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftDayJob CategoryPurchasing - ProcurementDuties & QualificationsPurchasing Agent - Boise, IDLocation: Boise, IDJob type: Full time, Salary ExemptSalary: DOEOVERVIEWWPS is seeking an experienced, detail oriented, goal focused Purchasing Agent from the local Boise community to join our busy Purchasing team at our Corporate headquarters located in Boise, ID. A WPS Purchasing Agent is responsible for coordinating the procurement of vendor and in-house products and parts by negotiating terms, pricing and delivery. The ability to identify and work within budgetary and scheduling requirements is critical to success.The ideal candidate will have two (2) to three (3) years of experience purchasing motorsports parts and accessories for wholesale distribution. Acute attention to details and deadlines, and the ability to track multiple tasks coherently and consistently, is vital for success. The ability to recognize when purchasing issues must be escalated to senior managers is also required. Clear and concise communication skills are critical, along with excellent documentation skills.PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review requisitions to verify accuracy and completeness of data.
  • Confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to Company policy.
  • Oversee all activities related to procurement of a commodity, from intent to purchase through to delivery of the commodity.
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with Inspection or Quality Control personnel, users, vendors and others to determine source of problem and take corrective action.
  • Approve invoices for payment.
  • Expedite delivery of goods to users.
  • Other duties as required.**REQUIRED** SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
    • A 4-year Degree in a relevant field of study is PREFERRED, but a 2-year Degree coupled with a minimum of 2 solid years of relevant work experience in a similar role will be considered in lieu of.
    • A minimum of 2+ years of experience in a high-volume purchasing role is REQUIRED (powersports industry experience is a BIG PLUS).
    • Strong understanding of Supply Chain operations and experience in managing Vendor Relations for both domestic and international suppliers, as well as an understanding of Logistics, is HIGHLY PREFERRED.
    • Experience working in a distribution business environment a BIG PLUSS.
    • Highly organized with detailed documentation skills.
    • Must be able to juggle purchasing for multiple projects and teams, with the demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement to escalate problems with inventory issues or delivery targets to key stakeholders.
    • Excellent professional verbal and written business communication skills is a MUST.
    • Ability to work with multiple teams and diverse skill sets and personalities in a team environment is REQUIRED.
    • Expert level user knowledge of MS Office and Outlook, along with highly developed Excel skills IS ESSENTIAL.
    • Resolute personal and business ethics and the highest standards of professional conduct at all times is expected.**Any offer of employment subject to the successful completion of a Pre-Employment Background Search and Drug Screening**"IND123"Company CultureCOMPANY CULTURELove the great outdoors? Love being a part of a fast-paced, expanding community of passionate outdoor enthusiasts? Well we do too. As one of the fastest growing wholesale distributors of aftermarket power sports parts, apparel and accessories, we believe in working hard and playing harder. We sell fun products, delivering to a nationwide network of dealers from multiple warehouse locations around the country. Beyond our enthusiasm for the power sports industry, WPS is committed to the lives of our employees and provides a comprehensive package of benefits that include: Medical and Dental insurance, Vision Reimbursement, Life and optional Aflac Supplemental Insurance; 401K and ROTH 401K with 100% Company Match to 3%; Paid PTO, Holiday and Hospital time; competitive pay and an exciting work environment!

Keywords: Western Power Sports, Boise , Purchasing Agent - Boise, ID, Professions , Boise, Idaho

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