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Purchasing Manager

About Premier Automation:

Premier Automation is an engineered solutions company that specializes in providing automation, drive and electrical control solutions and services to industrial and OEM markets. Premier Automation offers cost effective, industry specific technology solutions to help our customers increase their industrial productivity, efficiency and overall systems performance. We take the time to understand their unique process and requirements, and then work closely with them to develop the best control solution for their need. 

Job Profile:

Premier Automation is looking for an experienced Purchasing Manager, required to efficiently manage the buying team and routine purchasing responsibilities, while developing excellent strategy and procedures regarding the buying process.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and Negotiate pricing with outside vendors
  • Oversee, manage and supervise the buying team
  • Standardize parts between different engineering groups and buyers
  • Manage inventory (cycle counts, min/max levels, DMR, RMA, etc.)
  • Develop effective procedures and best practices for the buying team

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 5-10 years of previous Purchasing experience required
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Epicor experience is a plus
  • Industrial Control experience (Relays, Contactors, VFDs, PLCs, etc.)
  • Motivated, self-starter, attention to detail
  • Excel, Word and Outlook experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

Premier Automation offers:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 401K plan with employer match
  • 2 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • All Product and Sales Training


Offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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