Maintenance Purchase Agent in Fargo, ND at Volt

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Fargo, ND
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a motivated, reliable, and hardworking person to join the team of a local leading manufacturing company as their Maintenance Purchase Agent.

Pay is DOE

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Issue Purchase Orders to Suppliers
  • Support the Maintenance Department by placing any parts/spare parts for industrial equipment
  • Receive in orders and put parts away in correct locations
  • Maintain an true inventory count for all spare parts and maintain stock levels
  • First point of contact for Operational Purchasing issues
  • Work with suppliers on continuous improvement projects to improve materials flow including perfect order compliance (part quality, quantity, packaging, paperwork, invoicing, etc.)
  • Manage suppliers and  to support plant operations
  • Cost comparison between suppliers to determine best pricing
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Good negotiations skills and ability to influence without authority
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with a particular emphasis on Excel
  • Good financial analysis skills


  • A two year degree or equivalent experience is preferred