ID#: 0875253d2f4f0100b54302c50fc30000
Category: MSC Jobs
Position Type: Full time

The Purchasing Agent provides support to the branch by placing orders with vendors for stock and non-stock products, as well as process all returned product. The position will establish a keen attention to detail to ensure a system is in place for maintaining inventory levels and availability and will also guarantee a high level of customer service when dealing with vendors and other team members.


  • Reviews suggested purchase order queue.

  • Places orders for “special” or non-stock products for customers.

  • Will Process all defective, non-stock or overstock returned goods product.

  • Reviews lost sale report and places orders and/or adjust inventory as needed.

  • Reviews Purchase Order Expedite Queue.

  • Reviews inventory adjustment report.

  • Runs suggested transfer queue daily.

  • Work procurement confirmation queue, this queue should be looked at once an hour.

  • Work suggested PO emergency queue, after transfers and first look at procurement queue.

  • Work remainder of suggested PO que sorted by asd $ carry cost

  • Work return goods queue, this needs to be done daily.

  • Request RGA’s from vendors, process rts invoices.

  • Work PO expedite queue as time allows, must be worked at least once a week.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies.


  • Associate Degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • At least two years of purchasing experience required.

  • Basic knowledge of Eclipse and company operating system.

Our commitment to excellent customer service is just part of our story.  We’re also dedicated to supporting our most valuable asset, our associates! One of the ways we do this is by offering a variety of high-quality benefits for our associates and their families.

All full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) – plus paid holidays

Voluntary benefits:

  • Additional Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Cancer/Accident/Heart/Stroke Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

We're an equal opportunity employer and we welcome diversity and inclusion! All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.

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