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Purchasing Associate

Company: Puget Sound Pipe & Supply CO
Location: Kent
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


Puget Sound Pipe is a premier wholesale distributor of pipe, valves and fittings in the Pacific Northwest & Alaska. We are currently looking for an exceptional individual to fill the Purchasing Associate position at our Corporate Office in Kent, WA. This person will perform a variety of Purchasing and inventory planning functions in accordance with established Puget Sound Pipe policies and procedures. They will also plan inventory replenishment to support customer requirements in accordance with departmental performance goals, utilize MRP tracking systems to schedule and verify delivery of products, communicate replenish dates utilizing system dates, and facilitate material transfers between branches to fulfill requirements.

Hired candidates will be working onsite at the branch location. There is no relocation assistance available.

We encourage you to click the link below and read over our Mission Statement and Core Values

  • Come work for a company that cares about your success!
  • 40 hours a week
  • Work/Life balance in a fun casual work environment
  • Excellent company benefits (Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401k)
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation time-off

    Basic Duties:

    • Schedules orders based on system data to ensure products are available to support sales schedules and comply with departmental goals.
    • Prepares and communicates: With the supplier, information on expediting requirements, and open order reports and backorder reports to ensure supplier will comply with delivery commitments.
    • Maintains complete and accurate files.
    • Performs standard material planning operation functions (including company-wide fulfillment for product groups within purview).
    • Identifies and communicates supply constraints with possible solutions.
    • Manages pipe shop workload and issues work orders based on customer requirements.
    • Performs special projects as required.
    • Performs demand driver/forecasting maintenance.
    • Drives efficiency practices and optimizes current practices.

      Desired Experience/Skills:

      • Satisfactory working knowledge of enterprise requirements planning systems.
      • Satisfactory skill level in word processing and spreadsheet preparation.
      • Purchasing experience a plus; satisfactory education or Puget Sound Pipe experience may substitute.
      • Experience with ERP/MRP system is desirable.
      • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
      • Proficient in verbal and written communication skills.


        • HS Diploma or equivalency
        • Pass pre-employment drug screen
        • Pass Background Check


Keywords: Puget Sound Pipe & Supply CO, Kent , Purchasing Associate, Other , Kent, Washington

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