Parts Purchaser

At K&R Operating our employees are what makes the difference.  As our industry changes one thing remains constant, great people make a great company, our success is due to the great people that work here. K&R Operating is staffed with certified, professional and experienced full-service personnel capable of handling all equipment needs. Our technicians specialize in all makes and models of engines and compressors.  Join us and be a part of the new standard!

Job Summary:

This position will be based out of our Robstown, TX or Scott, LA office. Reports to the Supply Chain Supervisor.  The Parts Representative/Purchaser is responsible for the procurement of all parts within his/her assigned vendors while maximizing customer service levels. Assists with other projects as needed.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge on supply chain processes, inventory control, procurement and sourcing in the gas compression industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process basic purchasing/receiving/inventory transactions in computer system (training provided)
  • Ensure supplier compliance with all company regulations and requirements, including documentation.
  • Monitor and review open purchase orders 
  • Handle purchasing issues. 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as a contributing team member
  • Must be capable of working alone when required
  • Be available for on call rotation 
  • Present a professional image.
  • Maintain strong vendor relations.
  • Communicate with and support other departments.
  • Be responsible for resource and supply availability and timing. 
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize tasks.
  • Other Duties assign by Parts Manager 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Maintain good housekeeping in assigned area
  • Preferred gas compression experience
  • Work and time management skills.
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • General knowledge of purchasing processes including purchase orders, sourcing, issuing, shipping or transfer orders. 
  • Inventory software experience and computer skills a plus
  • Must be able to pass all drug-related testing.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to maintain an acceptable driving record

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or GED

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in English.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, suppliers, and co-workers

Computer Skills:

Should have general computer skills and be capable of utilizing the computer as an appropriate daily tool proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally 

Job Type: Full-time

FREE medical and vision coverage for all K&R employees, industry leading medical coverage for dependents, 401k with company match, dental coverage, short-term and long-term disability and MORE

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