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Oakdale, NY

Date Posted: October 2, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 283529

Job Description

Established manufacturer located near Oakdale, NY (Suffolk County) is in immediate need of an experienced Purchasing Agent!

This company manufactures metal-related parts/devices for the Defense, Transportation-Maritime, Rail, Air, Trucking, etc., industries.  
Main responsibilities include but not limited to: 
Purchase materials involved with manufacturing these systems such as; forgings castings, military/commercial hardware, textiles, as well as various types of outside services, such as plating, non-destructive testing, paint, etc. 
Manage operations, expediting and follow each purchasing job through production to final output 
Establish & maintain a reliable vendor base from all over the world – USA, Europe, Turkey, Korea, etc. 
Read through Tech data packages; send out RFQ’s and submit bid package to Sales Dept. 
Requirements (only candidates with the below will be considered for this role): 
5+ years’ minimum experience in a purchasing role from the MANUFACTURING industry 
Knowledge of government guidelines such as ITAR, Buy American Act, Domestic Specialty Metals and other required specified government contractual requirements 
Ability to read and interpret blueprint/schematic drawings 
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 
Proficient with MS Office Suite 
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience + medical benefits & 401k 
Hours: MondayThursday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Friday 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.