• Full Time
  • Waunakee, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: $20.00 - $21.00 / hr. – based on experience
Job ID: 138888


Are you a Purchasing Agent looking for a casual work environment? Are you a Purchasing Agent looking for an opportunity in the manufacturing industry?

Our client has 40 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. They provide their customers in south central Wisconsin with the innovative and quality products they desire.


As a Purchasing Agent, you are responsible for purchasing all shop and office supplies.

  • Negotiate and set vendor contracts including pricing, terms and conditions while maintaining professional relationships with all key suppliers
  • Search available products to find the best combination of quality, price and delivery
  • Develop purchasing strategies and identify buying trends to keep the business profitable
  • Create a process and implement inventory pricing
  • Monitor and maintain current and incoming inventory processes
  • Maintain the shipping and receiving racks
  • Work with material handlers to ensure accurate inventory is maintained
  • Assist with any other duties as assigned


  • 1 year of previous purchasing experience
  • Basic MSWD and Excel skills
  • QuickBooks experience is a plus
  • Comfortable working in a laid back office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Take direction well
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Strong interpersonal skills


  • Busy and fun environment
  • Great team environment
  • Casual, laid back dress code
  • Variety in your days
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401 (k)
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick days
  • Disability insurance


Hours: 7:00am or 7:30am – 3:00pm

Length: Temporary to Hire

Pay for the Purchasing Agent position: $20.00 – $21.00 / hr. – based on experience

Location: Waunakee, WI

Job ID: 138888

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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