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Purchasing Agent

Company: Bombard Mechanical, LLC Department: Operations
Location: Las Vegas, NV Hiring Manager: Benjamin W Post
Closing Date: 03/26/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for making our #1 critical success factor, safety first, a priority in all tasks and activities performed by self and all others involved. Responsible for the purchase and/or lease of construction materials and equipment, permanent facility equipment and materials, and subcontracts.

1. Prepare written inquiries or obtain verbal or written quotes for vendor supplied items and subcontracts in compliance with requisitions and/or specifications.
2. Receive vendor bids, evaluate bids considering price, delivery date, past performance of vendor, etc. to determine successful bidder.
3. Negotiate terms/conditions of and place purchase orders. Negotiate and issue purchase change orders.
4. Expedite awarded purchase orders when necessary to insure timely delivery.
5. When required, handle third party rental contracts and awards, renewals, and terminations. Maintain files and chart all rental orders.
6. Coordinate invoice problems with vendor and accounting; delivery requirements with vendor and supervision; quality requirements with Engineering and Quality Control, as appropriate.
7. Prepare all required documentations for each purchase order.
8. Establish/maintain working contact with vendors. Meet with sales and vendor representatives as required.
9. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Educational and experience requirements include: Minimum of three years construction purchasing experience with a basic knowledge of HVAC – Sheetmetal Products. Work knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures, policies, and basic Computer skills (excel, word) required. Good communication and interpersonal skills essential.
Key Skills & Competencies
General knowledge and skills in the use of various Microsoft Office Suite applications. Requires a positive attitude and the ability to orally communicate with internal and external customers. Good punctuation, spelling, and grammar skills.
Additional Information
Background check, credit check, MVR and drug screen may be required (will vary by position). Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. EEO/AAP
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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