Purchasing Agent – Edaptive Computing, Inc

Purchasing Agent

Job Description

Obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes payment.

Primary Responsibilities

• Verifies purchase requisitions through the purchasing process; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives
• Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery
• Assists with purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining quotes; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department
• Processes purchase orders and purchase requests by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders
• Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers
• Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents
• Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
• Updates and enhances purchasing procedures by participating in educational opportunities
• Supports management and audit of government furnished property
• Supports documentation and improvement of purchasing processes
• Performs other purchasing duties, as assigned


Edaptive Computing, Inc., Dayton, Ohio


Full time with competitive benefits package

Educational and Experience Requirements

• Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline
• Minimum of 3 years of purchasing experience

Enhancing Qualifications

• Experience with government approved purchasing system/process
• Familiarity with DFARS/FARS relating to government property

Submission Instructions

(Non-complying submissions will not be considered)

Reference Purchasing Agent in all correspondence
Eligibility for a Security Clearance is required
Resumes must be 3 pages or less and provide description of how qualifying technologies were used. You may also submit a one page cover letter (optional but desired) stating your career objectives and how your qualifications and interest align with our requirements.
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If you are interested in being considered for employment at Edaptive Computing Inc., apply on-line using our electronic application. If, due to a disability, you need assistance in completing the on-line application, contact the Edaptive's Human Resources Department at (937) 433 - 0477. Please indicate the specific assistance needed. Note: This option is reserved for those with disabilities only.