Purchasing Agent

Company: DZ Grinders, LLC

As a pioneer in the wood grinding industry, Diamond Z has established a global reputation for manufacturing the highest quality, most durable, easy to service, and most productive industrial grinders available. At the cornerstone of the industry, our innovative, state of the art grinders are the most cost effective and profitable for our customers. Diamond Z offers a broad range of tub, horizontal, and solid waste grinder models designed to suit any application. From composting to construction and demolition, land clearing to tire disposal, municipal solid waste to asphalt shingle grinding, nothing out grinds the Diamond Z.

Job Summary
The Purchasing Agent is responsible for a range of activities related to the operation and administration of the Purchasing department along with some miscellaneous office administration tasks and month end reporting.

Essential Responsibilities

Order for sales orders-drop ship and parts coming to DZ
Grinder parts
Check parts availability for sales
Order office/janitorial supplies
Retail sales parts
Update punch list
Order for grinders off shopping lists
Manage long lead time items and place orders in advance
Track price increases while ensuring that vendors abide by 30-day written notices for price increases
Place bulk steel orders quarterly


Assist auditors with inventory checks and research major variances
Transfer stock material to jobs


Maintains necessary and required documentation
Understands and follows all Diamond Z Safety policies and procedures
Perform other tasks as assigned or needed

Additional Responsibilities:

Work with the engineering department to ensure all grinders/transporters that will be leaving that month have material transferred-close jobs
Run Open PO and Backorder reports to clean up old Pos
Coordinate with engineering department in finding new parts as well as on parts/BOM issues
Receive and vet quotes for various office renovation projects
Participate in cross-functional meetings to promote a team environment

Qualification Requirements:

Ability to function in a production environment and communicate comfortably with associates in all levels of the organization
Experience with Epicor is a plus
Proficient with Windows and MS Office
Experience with steel fabrication and terminology is a plus

Working Conditions:

The Purchasing Agent will generally work in a controlled climate office environment but will also frequently be in a shop and yard environment with possible exposure to the elements and other hazards.

Company Benefits:

Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance policies
401(k) options with up to 4% company match
$20,000 Life Insurance Policy for the employee paid for by Diamond Z
Prorated PTO amount for the employee’s first year of employment after the completion of 90 day probationary period
Graduated PTO schedule based on seniority within the company at the 1 year, 5, year, and 10 year anniversaries
Supplemental benefit policies available for buy in including Long and Short Term Disability, employee discount on any purchased tools/items, employee reduced cost on company branded uniforms, Voluntary Life Insurance for the employee, spouse, and children with Guaranteed Issue

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. DZ Grinders, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.