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The Lincoln Electric Company

Purchasing Agent (Contractor)

The Lincoln Electric Company - Reno, NV

Job Description
\r\rLincoln Electric Cutting Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is the manufacturing headquarters for both Torchmate® and Vernon Tool® branded product lines. We manufacture CNC plasma cutting machines for two distinct markets: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).\rJOB SUMMARY\r\rWe are seeking a reliable, motivated, and hardworking Purchasing Agent to join our team. Under general supervision, the candidate will be responsible for managing relationships with all suppliers of goods. Activities include ordering and scheduling inventory arrival to meet established stocking criteria and sales budgets, maintaining appropriate levels of communication and contact with all suppliers.\r\r\r\rJOB DESCRIPTION\r\r\rCreates PO’s based on system demand and in support of internal departments as needed\rConfirm due dates and follow up on late PO’s to maintain proper supplies of goods\rReport generation of purchasing data and processes\rOrder materials and supplies from established vendors and suppliers\rResearch inventory and price discrepancies and unpaid invoices with suppliers to resolve issues\rCreate purchasing data on new Part Numbers including vendor, and costing info and lead time\rNegotiate best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements\rParticipate in cost saving efforts\rOther tasks as assigned\r\r\r\r\rBASIC REQUIREMENTS\r\r\rThorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures\rKnowledge of material work planning and methods engineering processes and procedures\rKnowledge and ability to negotiate with vendors\rKnowledge of SAP and accounting practices is preferred\rDemonstrated ability to perform effectively as a team player and to carry out assignments accurately\rAbility to prioritize work to meet deadlines\rExcellent organizational skills\rMust be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word\rEffective verbal and written communication skills\rAbility to work in a fast paced environment\rDemonstrate a strong attention to detail\rHigh School diploma or equivalent.\rMinimum two years purchasing related experience or have demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities\rMust be willing to work weekends and holidays when required to complete a project or company objective\r\rQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.\r\rLincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. \r\rAs a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!\r\rLincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.\r\r

11 days 6 hours ago

The Lincoln Electric Company


Purchasing Agent (Contractor) The Lincoln Electric Company - Reno, NV, United States


Location: Reno, NV

Company Profile:
Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. The company’s welding products include arc welding power sources, wire feeding systems, robotic welding packages, fume extraction equipment, consumable electrodes, and fluxes. It also offers computer numeric controlled plasma and oxy-fuel cutting systems, and regulators and torches used in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and brazing. The company serves various markets, such as general metal fabrication, power generation and process industry, structural steel construction, heavy equipment fabrication, shipbuilding, automotive, pipe mills and pipelines, and offshore oil and gas exploration and extraction. The company sells its products directly to users of welding products, as well as through industrial distributors, retailers, and agents. Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.