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Purchasing Agent at Express Employment Professionals – Headquarters

Purchasing Agent

Express Employment Professionals – Headquarters Granite City, IL Full Time
$18.00 - $20.00/Hour
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Job Summary: How would you like to work for a company that has been in business for 25+ years and has plenty of room for growth? Our client in Madison County is looking for a Purchasing Agent to join their team. The Purchasing Agent responsibilities include:

  • Process material and equipment rental purchase order requests on a daily basis
  • Select the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency
  • Enter and file purchase orders into Vista by Viewpoint software system
  • Work with vendors to place the purchase order and ensure delivery info and pricing is accurate
  • Reconcile and file vendor order acknowledgements
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to obtain purchase order details as needed.
  • Coordinate with vendors/warehouse/shop staff to confirm delivery of materials when needed
  • Obtain material or rental quotes from multiple vendors as requested by project managers

Location: Madison County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Evaluation Hire
Pay: Up to $20/hr, BOE


  • 1 -3 years of purchasing experience preferred
  • Experience with Vista by Viewpoint software is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work within with deadlines while handling multiple tasks at once
  • Basic knowledge of PVF materials and the construction industry is encouraged
  • Ability to work under pressure within a fast-paced environment with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpretation skills
  • Possess a positive mental attitude; take ownership of the role and strive to improve processes.

How To Apply: Submit a completed application to the Edwardsville location at or email your resume to [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Purchasing Agent

About Express Employment Professionals: Express was founded in 1983 and began franchising in 1985. A privately held company, Express has more than 800 office locations in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. Express Employment Professionals provides employment solutions to job seekers in need of a job that matches their skills and schedule. There are many advantages by choosing Express. One application makes you eligible for multiple positions with top companies, and there are no fees for job seekers.  

Benefits Available to Express Associates:

  • Holiday Pay (6 Days observed)
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

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Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
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