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Purchasing Specialist

Company: IVS International Inc
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Innovative Vehicle Solutions (IVS), a family-owned company located in Ladson, SC, has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Specialist. The Purchasing Specialist supports business operations and purchasing activities by ordering supplies and raw materials and maintaining purchasing records throughout the procurement process. The Purchasing Specialist participates in vendor relationship management and identifies cost-saving opportunities to support the Company's procurement needs and goals.IVS builds custom commercial vehicles for varied applications, including mobile vehicle repair shops, tire installation vans, commercial cargo vans for tradesmen, high-capacity dump trucks with three-way dump bodies, and OEM-designed low profile refrigerated vans.Essential Functions:Prepare purchase orders for supplies and raw materials.Schedule incoming shipments.Coordinate vendor activities.Maintain purchasing records.Works with the Production Coordinator and Materials Manager to properly time parts and material arrivals for future builds.Negotiate with vendors to ensure best value for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and services.Create future build BOMs and enter sold jobs into ERP software.Perform administrative activities in support of the purchasing, warehouse and logistics function and related work as required..

Required Education and Experience:Valid SC Driver's LicenseHigh School Diploma1-3 years of procurement experience using an ERP systemPreferred Education and Experience: BA/BS Supply Chain Management and or 3-5 years procurement experience using an ERP system preferably EPICOR.ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATIONSupervisory Responsibility: NoneTravel: Occasional local drivingAAP/EEO Statement - Innovative Vehicle Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender, medical condition or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws in the State of South Carolina.PI160663981

Keywords: IVS International Inc, Charleston , Purchasing Specialist, Professions , Charleston, South Carolina

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