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Purchasing & Inventory Agent

Location: Tucson
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPurchasing & Inventory Agent Join the DakotaPro team! Tucson's premier Internet Services Provider is seeking an enthusiastic applicant with a customer service focus and supply chain experience to be our new Purchasing and Inventory Agent. Nobody likes being treated like a number and our "Human Touch In Technology" approach means that every call is answered by a warm and friendly person, every customer service request is handled promptly and professionally, and our teams have what they need to ensure they can expediently deliver solutions to our customers. Who YOU are:Your friends marvel at your attention to detail. You realize that errors in the "front end" of the business simply get magnified later, so accuracy and timeliness are key qualities. You are a bargain hunter who knows the value of quality and delivery. You communicate clearly. You can't stand waste. You take pride in a job well done. You are personally and professionally growth focused, with an interest in seeking opportunities for new challenges. Who We Are:As a technology leader, DakotaPro provides a host of services, including Internet connectivity and managed services. We are the liaison, translator and diplomat that enables our customers to spend less time worrying about their own technology and more time focusing on what they love. We demystify technology for our customers so it "just works". DakotaPro attracts only the most motivated and inventive people to help us deliver on that promise. What you will do:The ideal candidate will have the moxie and vision to build upon and improve DakotaPro's contemporary supply chain approach and ensure DakotaPro has the equipment and materials required to support our customers. The candidate will also manage our in-house inventory, ensuring everything is where it is supposed to be. The primary duties are:

  • All aspects of inventory control, supply chain, and purchasing activities, including the development and maintenance of solid procedures to guide DakotaPro personnel through their interaction with our inventory.
  • Negotiate and manage purchasing agreements with suppliers.
  • Negotiate and manage services agreements with other carriers
  • Research existing and potential suppliers and opportunities in order to ensure competitive pricing and terms.
  • Expedite open orders, resolve late orders and reschedule recurring orders as needed.
  • Follow issues through to conclusion and displays a high degree of ownership of problems – even ones they did not create. Ideal Qualifications:
    • Is a team player; works with others and projects a positive attitude to employees.
    • Can work independently, with minimal supervision, and with the confidence to tackle problems when they arise.
    • Has a Customer service approach
    • Exhibits a willingness to follow issues through to conclusion and displays a high degree of ownership of problems – even ones they did not create.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • 2 years' experience in a supply chain position or related field.
    • Strong research and organizational skills.
    • Ability to turn plans and ideas into actions and systems.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Strong time management and ability to commit to meeting schedules and goals.
    • Computer/internet literacy including basic Microsoft Office suite.
    • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English a plus).Benefits:For the right candidate, DakotaPro offers a fun place to work, full benefits, including health, dental, paid vacation and holidays, paid sick days, 401K, Employee Training, complimentary Internet services, and more. Most importantly, we operate as a team while we provide the "Human touch in Technology" to our customers. We have an excellent reputation in the community from our integrity business practices (we were recognized by the Better Business Bureau's Business Ethics Award) and our support of over 50 non-profit organizations in Southern Arizona.

Keywords: DAKOTAPRO, Tucson , Purchasing & Inventory Agent, Professions , Tucson, Arizona

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