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Purchasing Agent

Position ID: DJM/MOpurchasing
Location: Kirkwood MO

Purchasing Agent


-Purchasing experience includes:

-Knowledge of suppliers and sources of supply

-Practical knowledge in the fabrication of metal, rubber, and plastics

-Able to expedite and create a sense of urgency

-Ability to read blueprints

-Can interact with all levels of management

-Good computer skills and fluent in Microsoft platforms

-Strong communication skills both written and verbal

-Ability to train other people

-Release new orders and expedite or delay as required

-Issue orders for outside operations

-Request quotes for cost savings

-Work with Engineering dept on new designs, and acquire samples to look for & evaluate new sources or B/P versions

-Inbound freight management, damaged goods, and freight claims

-Disposition of discrepant materials and review vendor corrective action reports

-Resolve problems with packing slips, invoices, and inventory

-Meet with vendors and salesman

-Train and mentor new buyers


WESTPORT ONE is a MRINetwork™ Top 10 office, one of the largest and most successful recruitment organizations in the world.

As part of MRINetwork, we provide a single point of contact to over 700 offices in more than 35 countries, giving our clients the global reach they need to find their next impact player.  Westport One has been recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal
as one of the "Best Places to Work" in St. Louis for the last 11 out of 12 years!

Any inquiries relating to this ad will be kept confidential.

To learn more about our organization please visit us at


 To apply for this position, submit your resume by choosing one or more of the following:



2.)   Email your resume in WORD format to .  Please refer to job reference code DJM/MOpurchasing in the subject line.


3.)   Fax resume with cover letter to:  314-991-9586.  Attention:  Debbie Maul.  Please refer to job reference code DJM/MOpurchasing



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