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Purchasing Agent - Springdale, AR

Location: 

Springdale, AR, US, 72764

Company:  Standard Materials Group

 

 


Job ID:  148414


Standard Materials Group, Inc. is a CRH company producing and providing Ready Mix and Materials transportation serving Arkansas and Oklahoma. Standard Materials Group, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

 

This is a skilled position requiring the employee to perform a variety of tasks pertaining to the purchasing department and other office support functions.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Will procure all types of materials required for company operations
  • Will place bids and ensure competitive pricing on all materials
  • Will make arrangements for deliveries to the requestor
  • Will track and maintain the procurement process of all materials
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed within the purchasing department.

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required; must have experience in procurement processes.

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Experience using Viewpoint

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Previous procurement experience
  • Basic knowledge of truck terminology and equipment

 

Key Competencies

 

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

 

Physical Requirements

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 25 lbs. 
  • Physical agilities test may be required. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Work Environment

 

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is rarely exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Standard Materials Group, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

Date Posted:  Feb 19, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville

Job Segment: Procurement, Buyer, Operations