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Electrical Purchasing Assistant

Company: Owen Electric
Location: Saint Augustine
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About usOwen Electric Company has been in business since 1986. We do large commercial, institutional, and multifamily electrical construction projects. Looking for an environment with driven individuals who are committed to excellence and growth? Join the OEC team and discover one of the fastest growing electrical contractors in the Southeast!Some of the ways we take care of our employeesHealth Insurance - 4 different plans to choose from--Dental/Vision/Life401K Matching up to 6 percent of your quarter of your annual earningsUp to 4 weeks paid time off (Minimum length of employment required)--Employee Referral Program that pays up to $5000/Employee referred!--Assistant--Purchasing Agent position responsibilitiesCreate purchase orders and secure material to meet job site needs.Track ETA of material orders resolves pricing and quantity discrepancies.Create and maintain databases of on-hand parts to track quantity/price against BOM/Budget.Ensure requisitions and purchase orders are created in the procurement system.Help drive and maintain the efficiency and profitability of the company.Request RMAs to ensure inventory is minimal and on-hand inventory is used prior to buying materials.Coordinate and ensure materials, tools and equipment are delivered to the job site to meet construction schedule. Update material submittal records.Prepare written inquiries and obtain written quotes for vendor supplied items.Receive and evaluate vendor bids taking into consideration, price, delivery requirements, and past performance of vendor to determine successful bidder.Negotiate and issue change orders to purchase orders.Receive field orders and issue or release from blanket purchase orders.Handle rental equipment and maintain files to chart delivery, rates, and return.Interface with vendors, field supervision, and project management to resolve delivery problems and equipment defects.Coordinate and resolve invoice problems with vendor and accounts payable.Handle return material and ensure timely credit to the project. Closeout open POs with invalid committed costs prior to project close-out.What we are looking forExperience in purchasing electrical products--a plus but not required.Experience as an electrician also a plus but not required.--Thorough knowledge of electrical equipment and construction materials--a plus but not required.Working knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures, policies, and accounting--a plus but not required.Advanced Excel abilities in managing spreadsheets to ensure accurate data is available for managers and decision-makers.Proficient in basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, data entry, accessing online vendor portals and ability to learn internal software.Solid problem-solving, organizational, follow up and prioritizing and skills.Self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player with a can do attitude.Interact and communicate effectively and professionally with management, co-workers, vendors, and clients.Upholds Owen Electric Company values of teamwork, professionalism, growth, and integrity.Able to successfully complete pre-employment screenings.#OECPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Owen Electric, Jacksonville , Electrical Purchasing Assistant, Professions , Saint Augustine, Florida

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