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  • Purchasing Agent (On-Site)

    GEOKON, (est. 1979), is a manufacturer of sensors and instrumentation used in civil, mining and structural engineering projects throughout the world. With 40+ years of no layoffs, 40+ consecutive years of employee profit sharing, community service time, excellent benefits package, flexible work schedules and a genuinely AWESOME culture!

    Under the direction of the Purchasing Supervisor, coordinate the activities involved in procuring goods and services for GEOKON. This includes raw materials, equipment, tools and supplies, electronics and items produced to GEOKON Designs and specifications.

    We are seeking a skilled and personable Purchasing Agent to assist us with buying goods and services for our business. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and strong analytical mindset. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will assist you to negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. This is a full-time position.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Review MRP buy advices for accuracy
    • Review Daily Delivery Receipts
    • Create and issue purchase orders
    • Review and process requisitions
    • Prepare and process request for quotes
    • Maintain Procurement Records
    • Provide Accounting with necessary information to process invoices
    • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods with Quality Dept and vendors
    • Follow up with vendors to expedite the delivery of goods
    • Review purchase orders and contracts for conformance to company policy
    • Assist with purchasing systems and procedures

    Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • 1-3 years’ experience with inventory management in the thousands

    Other Requirements:

    • Demonstrated experience in negotiating prices, terms and conditions
    • Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices
    • Problem solver with a strong analytical mindset
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers a must
    • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office: Microsoft® Word™, Excel®, and Outlook® software)
    • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
    • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Manufacturing methods and procedures
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States

    This opportunity is located in Lebanon, NH, near Dartmouth College, and resides within the scenic Upper Valley region of New Hampshire, which offers a wide-range of year-round recreational and cultural opportunities.

    GEOKON, 100% Employee-Owned, is an outstanding company offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits including Medical/Dental, Life/Disability Insurance and 401(k) with company match.

    To view open positions and apply online, please visit our Career Portal. Or, if you prefer, please email your résumé to the Human Resources Team.

  • GEOKON is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 603-448-1562 ext. 1013 for assistance. US citizen or authorization to work in the US is required.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • GEOKON is a recognized world leader in the manufacture of structural and geotechnical instrumentation. Founded in 1979, GEOKON has grown to more than 150 employees and offers a full complement of instrumentation for a wide range of industries including tunnels, dams, mines, piles, bridges, pipelines, landfills, embankments, transportation and wind turbines. Over 45 GEOKON agents distribute products globally to North and South America, Europe, Middle East, China, Asia Pacific, Australia and New Zealand.

    GEOKON values all of its employees and provides competitive pay, a great benefits package including an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), medical, dental, short and long term disability, long term care and life insurance as well as a health and wellness program, education reimbursement, flexible work schedules, generous earned time off, paid community service leave and a great 401k company match. GEOKON is proud of its reputation, our products and service, quality, the knowledge, experience and dedication of our employees and the great people and team environment.

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