Purchaser

The Purchasing Agent finds and purchases products for a company to use or resell. Their duties include locating suppliers, researching goods, services and materials and processing purchasing orders.

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Job Title:
Purchaser
Reports to:
Controller
Location:
Baton Rouge
Hours:
Full Time or Part Time (Approximately 25 hours per week)

Training

Guided training will be provided on the job. 

Responsibilities

Purchasing

  • Order Bulk Purchase Items when directed to.
  • Ordering stock reorder items and entering the purchase orders in Control for BTR. 
  • Order all subcontracted items for BTR.
  • Maintain accurate parts pricing for both vendors and costing in Control Control (You and bookkeeper)
  • Standardize Inventory items across Divisions over time
  • Complete purchase orders, receiving and billing documents reconciliation in Control Control.  (You and bookkeeper)

Inspecting Work Order Entry 

  • Preinspect all work orders for order accuracy, and to ensure sufficient inventory to complete the job, and if subcontracted items need to be ordered.
  • Review Subcontracted Orders and approve corresponding purchase orders entered by sales staff for ordering. Confirm subcontracted order was made correctly.  Write SOP for this process.  

Manage additional special projects on an as needed basis. 

  • These will generally be complicated installation and production projects.

Direct the processing of benefit claims.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred.
  • 2-3 Years bookkeeping experience.

Key Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

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