Company Description: Lenco is the nation’s leading designer and manufacturer of Tactical Armored Security Vehicles for Response and Rescue missions. We serve all Law Enforcement, Military and Government security agencies and are a prominent supplier both domestically and internationally. Lenco is a privately-held, family-owned company in business since 1981. We have 110 employees and three manufacturing facilities in Pittsfield, MA. with nearly 160,000 sf of factory and office space. Lenco armored vehicles are in all the top US cities and in use in over 45 countries around the world. Our business is growing and we are expanding to meet worldwide demand. Please visit www.LencoArmor.com to learn more.
Proven experience as a Purchasing Agent or similar role - Preference: Required
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office,specifically Excel - Preference: Required
Negotiation Skills - Preference: Required
Working knowledge of Sage Pro or enterprise inventory software - Preference: Preferred
The Purchasing Agent is responsible for purchasing raw materials, finished materials, supplies and coordinating outside vendor services in support of Lenco's Production Schedule. The Purchasing Agent will also manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain Lenco quality standards and delivery timelines. Expertise with supplier research, price negotiations, ERP software and data integrity are requirements in this position.
.....review and place orders electronically for all raw and finished materials, supplies and outside services.
.....establish and implement procurement strategies, policies and procedures. Negotiate pricing, contracts and payment term with suppliers..
.....collaborate with Stockroom Manager and Production Manager to establish inventory stock levels, reorder amounts and lead times for all materials.
.....establish, build and maintain effective relationships with all key suppliers.
.....review and resolve any discrepancy with supplier invoices, grievances, claims, conflicts or quality issues.
.....evaluate all Purchase Orders to ensure accuracy in quantities, material and shipping.