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Purchasing Agent

Company: Weiler Engineering
Location: Elgin
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWeiler Engineering, Inc. is seeking a Purchasing Agent to join our team in Elgin, IL. Weiler Engineering, Inc., is America's leading provider of aseptic custom packaging for pharmaceutical and healthcare applications since 1959. Weiler Engineering, Inc.'s focus is to provide the most advanced aseptic liquid processing technology through customized ASEP-TECH Blow/Fill/Seal machinery and integrated services. Visit our website at www.weilerengineering.comThe Purchasing Agent will purchase goods, material and services to ensure the company operational needs are met. Negotiating on price, quality and delivery are critical for the success of our business.Responsibilities:

  • Reviews requisitions for accuracy and conformance with established policies and procedures.
  • Able to read and understand mechanical engineering drawings.
  • Obtains written quotations from vendors. Documents competitive bidding.
  • Expedites purchase orders for supplies, material and tooling to technical specifications. Communicates to staff expected delivery date and order status.
  • Track, measure and analyze vendor and supplier performance to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, price, continuity and delivery.
  • Maintains accurate vendor / department files and ensures filing system on pricing and vendors are current and up to date.
  • Supports Customer Service, Manufacturing and Engineering Departments.Required skills/attributes:
    • Strong Communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal skills)
    • Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices, terms and conditions.
    • Strong technical background through work experience and education.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to learn new concepts and procedures.Required Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or relevant field.
      • 5+ years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.

Keywords: Weiler Engineering, Elgin , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Elgin, Illinois

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