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George L. Wilson & Co seeks Purchasing Agent

  • 01 Feb 2019 10:06 AM
    Message # 7141132
    ASCE Blog Editor (Administrator)

    George L. Wilson & Co., the tri-state’s number one source for high quality construction equipment and supplies is currently looking for a Purchasing Agent.  We have been serving the construction industry in Western PA and West Virginia since 1969.


    • Negotiate purchase prices and delivery terms on products
    • Follow-up to ensure that purchased items are delivered as promised
    • Keep necessary inventory on hand for customers
    • Have an understanding of what product should be in stock during what season
    • Maintain positive working relationships with vendors
    • Keep meticulous records on all transactions and submit them to our accounting department monthly for auditing
    • Inform vendors of our purchasing requirements and ensure all tasks are fulfilled, from producing new keys to providing maintenance records
    • Communicate with warehouse of incoming materials


    • Understanding of purchasing processes and inventory stocking models
    • Prior knowledge of construction materials
    • Working knowledge of inventory systems and willingness to learn the FACTS system
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and negotiating skills
    • Reliable transportation required
    • Willingness to join our team and be a team player
    • Organized, professional, honest and polite are all a must
    • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
    • Good time management skills

    This candidate will be working hand in hand on projects with Vendors/Customers.  A vast amount of learning will be done in this role and could open up a lot of growth and knowledge for career.

    This is a Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4 pm position.  If interested in hearing more, please submit resume to Dayna Phillips at: or 412.952.6881 to discuss position and interview process.

    Visit our website at: to learn more about the company, the stability, and history of our work.

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