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purchasing Agent

Company: Honey Bucket
Location: Waco
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

PURCHASING AGENT

* Location - Remote Opportunity with at least 50% travel (must be located in Texas within one-hour of Honey Bucket locations in Taylor, Waco, San Marcos or Conroe as you will be traveling to each of these locations)
* Salary - $52,000 - $64,000 / year DOE
* Benefits- Employer paid medical, dental, vision and 401k with a company match, tuition reimbursements, weekly pay, company vehicle or mileage reimbursement, company phone

Who Are We

Honey Bucket, a division of Northwest Cascade, is the premier provider of sanitation across the United States. With over 700 employees across six states, our team of dedicated people work to set us apart creating safe innovative solutions and exceeding customer expectations for their portable restrooms and services, hand-washing stations, fencing, and storage containers.

A Day in the Life:

As our Purchasing Agent, you will focus on gaining efficiencies and reliable supplies for our Texas fleet of about 100 trucks and 78 trailers and will assist with company-wide fleet sourcing for more than 500 trucks and 1,000 trailers. You will deliver local parts in the Texas area as needed and work with mechanics and local management teams to identify needs and resources. With the direction of the Fleet Maintenance Manager, you will source parts, supplies and services for fleet maintenance, and develos contractual terms on parts and supplies to optimize quality, reliability, price, delivery, and availability. You will develop and maintain relationships with new and existing vendors and suppliers and assist in compiling quotes.

We are looking for a team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives. Someone that is detail-oriented highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time. You must be a self-starter, well organized, a top-notch relationship builder and a great communicator.

Our initial focus is on our smaller fleet in Texas, however as the position grows we will be expanding to our other locations across the US.

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate will have general mechanical knowledge. In addition, the Purchasing Agent position will have:

* At least 2 years of relevant experience in truck maintenance or as a purchasing agent
* Basic understanding and learning agility with computer programs, very proficient with Excel
* Solid math, verbal, and written communication skills
* Data entry
* High degree of accountability, accuracy, and initiative
* Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem solving
* Must be well organized and self-motivated
* Outstanding customer service
* Familiarity with creating and using work orders

Physical Requirements:

* This position involves heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds)
* You will be driving/traveling and must be comfortable sitting for long periods in a vehicle



We offer:

Honey Bucket is committed to the growth and development of our employees' offering on the job training, advancement opportunities and a unique life-long learning program that provides tuition reimbursement for almost any class.

Honey Bucket reinvests 20% of net profits into employees through annual performance bonuses and provides shareholder opportunities to management.

Our exceptional benefits package includes employer-paid medical, vision and dental for you and your family will be covered at a discounted rate, plus paid time-off and generous 401k with company match.

Conquering tough jobs with Diversity and Inclusion

At Northwest Cascade, home of Honey Bucket, opportunities are equal for all people (race, gender, age, religion, and identity) through hard work and achievement. Our sense of pride, passion, and belonging unites us in our commitment to doing tough jobs for our customers. We have learned through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a strong and innovative workforce that delivers outstanding results.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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Keywords: Honey Bucket, Waco , purchasing Agent, Sales , Waco, Texas

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