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Purchasing Agent

Company: Zinpro Corporation
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Zinpro For more than 50 years, Zinpro has pioneered the research and development of performance trace minerals and innovative solutions that improve the health and wellbeing of both animals and people. As a family-owned, privately held company, we have grown steadily thanks to our quality products, expert staff, and a commitment to helping our customers achieve more through science-based trace mineral nutrition. With regional sales offices in 11 countries and products marketed in more than 70 countries worldwide, Zinpro is the global leader in advancing greater nutrition and smarter practices for a better, more sustainable world. Working at Zinpro means you'll make a positive difference in the world, working as part of an authentic and caring community of bright, passionate people. You'll gain broad experience in a growing company known for its exceptional commitment to employees, customers, and our communities. And you'll quickly see that your unique ideas and perspectives are valued here, where we work continually to create diverse, equitable and inclusive teams. Position Summary The Purchasing Agent takes a lead role in the procurement process with specific responsibilities for processing purchasing documents and materials, responding to related inquiries, and maintaining vendor/source information and inventories. This position is a hybrid role and on-site once a week in Eden Prairie, MN. Essential Functions Utilize MRP to plan the procurement of materials for production while monitoring and controlling inventory levels
Maintain and enter a high volume purchase orders, compile purchasing reports, and process supplier and vendor invoices
Process bids, purchasing documents and respond to related inquiries to facilitate the purchasing process with established practices
Informs staff and vendors regarding procedural requirements (ordering and purchasing procedures, etc.)
Monitor the movement of product to receipt, and resolve supplier shipping or billing issues
Compile and review reference data from a variety of sources, codes, policies, vendor sources, etc.
Manages import transportation and customs clearance, as required
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Minimum Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent
SAP experience
Ability to analyze information gathered to identify potential problems or discrepancies
Strong attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal Travel Requirements This position will work primarily at Zinpro Corporate Headquarters in Eden Prairie, MN. Core Values Must possess qualities and skills that align with Zinpro's Core Values: Build Trust: We believe in being purposeful with our words and actions. We work to build trust with customers, vendors, and co-workers through being truthful and fulfilling our commitments. We honor our word and are accountable for our actions.
Win Together: We believe we can better achieve when we work united, internally and with customers. When we embrace and leverage our diverse individual talents with global perspectives, we create a team that's stronger and smarter than any one individual. We are all bound by the belief that when we work together, we can realize greater potential.
Serve Generously: We believe in putting people first, supporting each other's efforts and treating all with kindness and respect. We work in partnership with customers and ourselves to create opportunities; a win for another is a win for us.
Always Improve: We believe in what's right and pursuing continuous growth and improvement for customers, our company, and ourselves. Our high expectations drive us to consistently and reliably deliver the highest quality. We work to be better each day.
Dream Big: We believe advancement starts with being curious. We embrace the freedom to explore, create, and express ideas without the fear of failure. We always learn from each other and our customers, from our successes and our mistakes. Zinpro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Keywords: Zinpro Corporation, Eden Prairie , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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