If a career with an organization that rewards performance and provides a stable and supportive environment for its associates nationwide sounds good to you, Ferguson may just be the place for you. Our people are our biggest asset and share a common passion for customer service, which has helped shape us into the industry leader we are today.
Ferguson is currently seeking the right individual to fill an immediate need for a Purchasing Agent. If you have an interest in purchasing and logistics than this is the position for you!
A Purchasing Agent's responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following:
Placing purchase orders, expediting, and providing customer service functions
Compilation and maintenance of information and records to prepare Purchase Orders
Contact vendors and suppliers for quotations
Reconciliation of payable discrepancies
Manage freight billing and audit processes
Research specifications of products not clearly identified
Enter and edit purchase orders and blanket order releases
Ensure product file integrity
Maintain good customer and supplier relations
Reconcile customer problems
Strong customer service skills
Advanced analytical skills
Competent oral and written communication skills
Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills, and above average math skills
Ability to handle pressure in a fast-paced environment, and work effectively within deadlines
Ability to prioritize work, managing multiple demands and objectives in a professional manner
Bachelor's Degree (Business, Computer Science, Communications) preferred
As a large, successful company who prides itself on its stability, Ferguson can offer a competitive benefits package which includes the following: medical (two plans to choose from), dental, vision, disability, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (holidays, vacation, sick, personal, and floating holidays), recognition programs, community involvement opportunities, and much more!