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At the world market leader in energy technology, you will contribute to keeping the energy supply stable in the future. With our intelligent digital and analogue solutions, you will help shape the implementation of the energy transition. In a global team of 3,600 committed colleagues, which is characterised by the unique cohesion of our family-run group of companies. Reinhausen - where Power meets Passion.

For our location Humboldt, TN we are looking forward for you as:

Purchasing Agent

What challenges can you expect?

Summary/ Objective:

  • Purchasing specialist converts planned orders & requisitions into purchase orders.
  • Ensures that these purchase orders fulfill the requirements regarding pricing and lead time. 

Job Qualification Matrix:

  • Weekly order reports
  • Monitor changes in the market and price trends
  • Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time
  • Purchase of material in(quality/price)
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods
  • Resolves purchasing problems between departments and vendors

Essential Functions:

Strategic Functions

  • Generate and evaluate weekly order reports
  • Monitor changes in the market and price trends
  • Monitor and maintain current inventory levels based on company budgets
  • Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time and follow up with vendors on past due goods

Operative Functions

  • Purchase the highest quality material at the lowest possible price and in the correct amounts
  • Prepare purchase orders and bid proposals for goods and services
  • Maintain and review items purchased, cost, delivery, and inventories
  • Expedite delivery of material from vendors
  • Review orders to determine product type and quantities required to meet demand
  • Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or service with vendors and quality control personnel

Administrative Functions

  • Resolves purchasing problems between departments and vendors
  • May approve invoices for payment

Other Functions

  • Additional tasks can be assigned

What do we expect from you?

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • SAP experience preferred


  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Thoroughness
  • Ability to Negotiate

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his job.
  • While performing the duties of his job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full- time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (nights and weekends may also be required)


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reinhausen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Reinhausen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Reinhausen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Reinhausen employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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