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Purchasing Associate

Company: SCHOCK
Location: Martinsville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About SCHOCK: SCHOCK is the inventor of the granite sink made from a quartz composite material and offers with CRISTADUR - premium quality in this material technology.

Even though we may not be hiring immediately, we are looking for interested and talented people to join our talent network in consideration for future opportunities. Our brand-new Martinsville, VA location will be adding 350 new jobs. This is the time to consider joining a world-class leader in innovation.

SCHOCK will be seeking a Purchasing Associate to join our Purchasing department. Purchasing Associate is responsible for supporting business operations by ordering necessary and appropriate products or materials and maintaining relationships with suppliers.


Working with the purchasing manager to run the purchasing department

Performing vendor research and selection to enhance profitability, reducing operating costs and boosting efficiency

Maintaining cordial working relationships with vendors

Signing and reviewing purchasing agreements with vendors, monitoring their performance and renegotiating contracts

Using quarterly and annual data to determine purchasing needs and performing inventory management

Managing purchase orders, overseeing shipping schedules and maintaining purchase records

Working with warehouse staff to compare deliveries with purchase orders to identify discrepancies

Conducting ongoing market research to identify beneficial purchase agreements and potential vendors


High school diploma or equivalent (Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Logistics, Purchase and Supply or related fields are preferred)

At least two years of experience in a purchasing position

In-depth knowledge of purchasing functions, inventory, and supply management systems

Ability to use purchasing software

Personal Attributes:

You are well organized with outstanding attention to detail

You work well in a team environment and are flexible

You are an independent, structured, and reliable worker

You have excellent verbal and written communication skills


Keywords: SCHOCK, Roanoke , Purchasing Associate, Professions , Martinsville, Virginia

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