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Purchasing Agent

Company: Ag Processing, Inc.
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

As an AGP Purchasing Agent, you will be responsible for executing the procurement process including obtaining quotes for requested equipment, materials, supplies/services, as well as preparing and submitting paperwork, ordering, and inspecting equipment. This position acts to ensure the department maintains high standards and responds to any issues that arises.

Responsibilities:

* Complete purchase requests through sourcing, soliciting bids, evaluating options, negotiating prices and terms, writing purchase orders and contracts, tracking equipment, and performing follow up when necessary.
* Train and assist employees with the purchasing processes through reviewing equipment, providing user training, and follow-up support.
* Research current and future trends for quality and cost of available equipment, materials, supplies, or services including meeting with vendors.
* Review invoices, reports, contracts, agreements, and other legally binding documents and write purchase orders.
* Monitor and analyze trends and regulations.

Ag Processing Inc. is a cooperatively-owned agribusiness engaged in procuring, processing, marketing, and transporting of oilseeds, grains, and related products. Since our creation in 1983, AGP has grown in size, scope, and reputation - both in the U.S. and internationally. Our company has become the largest soybean processing cooperative in the world and has a diverse set of products, which includes renewable fuels, vegetable oil refining, ag products/grain, and international operations. AGP values its employees by offering competitive pay and a compensation package that includes:

* 100% employer funded pension plan
* 401k (Roth and traditional options) with a company match
* Health, dental and vision insurance
* Life, long-term and short-term disability insurance
* Health savings account, medical and dependent care flex spending accounts
* Paid time off
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent
* 2+ years purchasing experience
* Background in plant/manufacturing operations preferred
* Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail and maintain a high level of organization
* Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
* Experience with Oracle preferred
* Knowledge of project management techniques
* Proven analytical thinking and problem-solving skills including the ability to remain flexible and responsive when faced with multiple urgent requests
* Strong and effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups both internally and externally
* Effective team player who can also work independently as needed
* Ability to travel as needed

Ag Processing Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in EVerify.

Keywords: Ag Processing, Inc., Omaha , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Omaha, Nebraska

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