Purchasing Agent

Posted: 01/15/2023

Job Summary:  How would you like to work for a company that has been in business for 25+ years and has plenty of room for growth?  Our client in Madison County is looking for a Purchasing Agent to join their team.  The Purchasing Agent responsibilities include:

  • Process material and equipment rental purchase order requests on a daily basis
  • Select the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency
  • Enter and file purchase orders into Vista by Viewpoint software system
  • Work with vendors to place the purchase order and ensure delivery info and pricing is accurate
  • Reconcile and file vendor order acknowledgements
  • Collaborate with Project Managers to obtain purchase order details as needed.
  • Coordinate with vendors/warehouse/shop staff to confirm delivery of materials when needed
  • Obtain material or rental quotes from multiple vendors as requested by project managers

Location: Madison County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Evaluation Hire
Pay: $50,000/yr - $80,000/yr, BOE
Client Benefits (once hired on): Health Insurance, 401k, ESOP, Bonuses


  • 3 years of purchasing experience
  • Experience with Vista by Viewpoint software is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work within with deadlines while handling multiple tasks at once
  • Basic knowledge of PVF materials and the construction industry is encouraged
  • Ability to work under pressure within a fast-paced environment with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpretation skills
  • Possess a positive mental attitude; take ownership of the role and strive to improve processes.

How To Apply: Submit a completed application to the Edwardsville location at www.expresspros.com or email your resume to Rachael.Gourley@expresspros.com