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Purchasing Agent

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Plymouth, Michigan, United States


Administrative, Engineering, Manufacturing and Production, Operations and Logistics




Are you an analyzer, negotiator and deal-maker?  If so, we have created the perfect role for you. 

We are looking for an experienced Purchasing Agent to work closely with our Purchasing Manager as well as our engineering team to bring value to projects by fulfilling purchasing and pricing objectives. 

Your day to day:   Order parts and materials, issue purchase orders and maintain related documentation.  Keep open lines of communication between vendors and suppliers to be certain materials meet quality requirements and are obtained accurately, timely, and at the best cost.   Assist with cost containment through price and vendor data collection, analysis and management in order to provide key insights for actionable improvements to procurement.  Update contracts and evaluate products on an ongoing basis in order to meet project needs and milestones.  Act as a liaison between the team and suppliers in regards to the registration process and documentation management.

What we are looking for:

  • Several years of experience in procurement, buying, quoting, cost estimating and analysis within a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of information
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and the ability to learn other programs
  • Experience with Epicor ERP a plus
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities and in compliance with ITAR, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer and not require sponsorship for an employment visa now or in the future.

RedViking is a leader in creating and deploying innovative engineered solutions for those who pursue world class manufacturing.   More than controls for over 30 years, RedViking offers leading edge test systems, complete systems integration, project management, engineering design and machine build services to help companies realize productivity gains and improve the quality of their manufactured products.  Check us out at

·         Best and Brightest in Wellness Winner!

·         Crain's Cool Places to Work Winner!

·         Engineering Leaders < 40!

Our benefits:   We take care of our employees! We offer excellent insurance options including medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage as well as flexible health and dependent care accounts, Health Savings Accounts , 401(k) matching, PTO, bonus eligibility, extended hours and travel compensation, tuition reimbursement, employee referral bonus, wellness programs, and casual Fridays.  We also have an on-site cafeteria, dry cleaning, workout facility with towel service and a game room.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Thank you for your interest in RedViking.  Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed carefully by our hiring managers.   Give us a few days to do so and if your background is a strong fit for any current opening, we will be in touch within the next 7-10 days.