Purchasing Agent I

    • Job Tracking ID: 512100-577068
    • Job Location: West Reading, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 24, 2017
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of this position will be to support Purchasing.


  • * Keep information accessible by sorting and scanning purchase orders, creating links, and filing documents in the Project folders on the company portal site.
  • * Logging purchase order information into Project spreadsheet and updating lists with current expected ship dates and tracking information.
  • * Retrieve invoices from AP mailbox, highlight necessary information, and distribute accordingly
  • * Logging all Hytrol factory orders and acknowledgments for all project related orders
  • * Placing purchase orders for electrical component Suppliers in Dynamics AX, as well as miscellaneous purchases, i.e. inventory stock, etc., tracking orders (Fed Ex, etc.), and verifying receipt of purchase order for US projects.
  • * Placing purchase orders for electrical component Suppliers in Dynamics AX and verifying receipt of purchase orders for EMEA, LATAM, and COLOMBIA projects.
  • * Research and secure site services, i.e. Job trailers, rentals, etc. for projects
  • * Coding invoices related to electrical component Suppliers, as well as miscellaneous invoices i.e. site services.

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Microsoft Excel skills, i.e. knowledge of basic formatting and creating basic formulas
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job