Our NW Houston, TX client is in need of a Purchasing Agent/Expeditor for a Direct Hire opportunity.

Job Description:
Responsible for all procurement, purchasing activities, cost control and expediting of all Service-related goods. Requires a high degree of professional integrity, ethics, and confidentiality.

Typical Duties:
Typical duties will include but not be limited to the preparation and/or modification of the following:
Procedures, specifications and inquiry preparation, purchasing, expediting, bid analysis, and invoice auditing for manufactured equipment and bulk materials.
Standard purchasing forms, including bid requests, material requisitions, purchase orders, logs, reports, trending.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
Support engineers and estimators in preparations of estimates by contacting vendors for “budgetary pricing” for equipment and materials.
Implementation of contracting strategies and contracts for construction and professional services, and other services in support of capital projects for our Clients.
Responsible for support and guidance to engineering personnel, Project Managers, and Service technicians on formation, implementation, and administration of  contract/subcontract procedures.
Ensures that all contract administration procedures are followed and executed in a professional manner.
Responsible for assisting and advising Project Managers, engineers and technicians with ongoing administration of our contracts with Clients and for ensuring adherence to established contract and procedures and requirements.
Able to communicate with vendors, technical resources, and Clients.
Must be able to work in a schedule-driven environment. Timing is a critical function.
Must be able to manage budgets and avoid delay costs including shipping

Procurement authority will include:
Issuing purchase order, contracts and change orders.
Development of vendors and/or contractors.
Cost control, change control, and scheduling.
Expediting orders, quotations, backorders, scope changes, etc.

Minimum five years’ experience in the purchase of specialized process equipment and technical services; or
Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and Special Requirements:
Mechanical equipment engineering/procurement experience is preferred.
Ability to read drawings, and Bills of Materials.
Proficient in MRP / ERP system use is a REQUIREMENT!
Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, etc.) programs.

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Please visit us on the web at http://www.frontlinesourcegroup.com


Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D.  Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S.  Clients will not sponsor visas.

Frontline Source Group™ is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas (Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston Galleria, Lewisville, West Houston, San Antonio, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands), Tennessee (Nashville and Brentwood), and Arizona (Phoenix and Scottsdale).

Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements.  We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada.

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