Purchasing Agent


Job Description or Purpose

The position of purchasing agent is to support the production manger, shop manager, and craftsman by procuring the appropriate material or parts in accordance with specified customer requirements.

Shift; 1st

Pay; $18-$20/hour


  • Establish qualified vendors (designated agent)
  • Order material and supplies for jobs and maintain inventory/stock
  • Order material economically and efficiently
  • Expedite orders as required by the production schedule

Skills/Training/Qualifications required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs, Word, Excel, Outlook, and ERP/MRP systems (Navision Preferred)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively with vendors
  • Knowledge of company parts and products
  • Ability to read drawings (preferred)
  • Ability to multitask, plan, organize, prioritize work, and meet deadlines

Performance measures

  • Material and supplies are available when requisitioned by craftsman for production
  • Functions are conducted in accordance with established policies
  • Periodic audits of purchasing department and records produce positive results


Louisville, Kentucky 40299




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