Role details

Purchasing Agent- Chemicals

Englewood   •   USD50,000 - USD60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Great opportunity for Raw Material Buyers!
  • Growing company seeking Buying professionals!

About Our Client

Growing consumer goods manufacturer seeking Raw Materials purchasing professionals in northern NJ!

Job Description

The Purchasing Agent will support Purchasing Manager in the issuance, confirmation & tracking of chemical purchase orders. Interact with Customer Service & Batching personnel in support of customer commitments & batching schedule.

Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to:

  • Issue POs (e-mail) for chemicals based on MRP report & material lead times.
  • Follow up & confirm ETA date for material & update ERP system.
  • Monitor past due POs & contact suppliers for updates.
  • Assist in obtaining proper paperwork to support receipts (CofA, MSDS), as needed.
  • Obtain quotes for new materials, including MOQ, lead time & price breaks.
  • Assist in alternate sourcing of material, as needed.
  • Support Batching Manager in administering chemical cycle count program.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2+ yrs experience in purchasing department within the beauty or pharma industries.
  • Familiar with MRP & inventory control systems & reports.
  • Detail oriented, with superior organizational skills.
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Superior communication skills.

What's on Offer


Med, Dental, 401K

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