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Overview

At Transfer Flow, family and innovation are the keys to our success. It’s how we lead in design, quality and function in the aftermarket fuel tank industry. What’s more, Transfer Flow specializes in OEM engineering and manufacturing of custom-built fuel systems, mobility ramps and floors..  We are proud of the long-standing relationships we’ve built with our customers and vendors.

Since 1983, Transfer Flow has stood by its promise to be American-made. Our workforce  in Northern California designs, builds and tests every single system.   We’re not new to manufacturing but we are constantly looking for ways to improve, grow and innovate. At Transfer Flow, you can have a career with colleagues that inspire you, care about you, and challenge you.

We’ve led the aftermarket fuel tank industry since 1983 and we aren’t stopping anytime soon. Join us on our adventure!

Job Activities:

Manage purchase orders from initial preparation to verification of receipt/pricing

Manage inventory turns/month end reports

Manage supplier relations and negotiate contracts, prices, timelines

Partner with Engineering to identify and qualify alternative materials in the event of shortages

Collaborate with suppliers on strategic cost savings initiatives

Manage projects with goal of waste and cost reduction

Partner with Engineering to source new products

Work closely with Quality department to qualify first articles, incoming inspection

Manage relationships/flow of materials with internal and outside service vendors (Fastenal, MJB, Janitorial, powdercoat shop, platers)

Create new part profiles in Enterprise software

 

Essential Job Functions:

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for coordinating all activities associated to procurement of materials and supplies for Transfer Flow. Responsibilities include providing the estimated value and transport of goods; conferring and negotiating with sellers; and observing and supervising the transport and safety of procured products. The Purchasing Agent is responsible for creating and maintaining communication systems to track all aspects of supplies procured and received by TFI.

Purchasing agents create and maintain supplier purchase order records, debit memos, check inventory levels, analyze changes in the market that may affect the availability or price of supplies, and identify suppliers that may provide the lowest costs for the high quality products. The Purchasing Agent also creates/maintains systems for tracking vendor service levels, including promised ship dates.

 

Qualifications/Prerequisites: 

TFI requires all members of our staff to fulfill all job functions in a consistent state of alertness and work in a safe manner
Applicants must be able to successfully pass the following:
Pre-employment drug/alcohol screening
Pre-employment criminal history background check
Pre-employment fitness for duty physical
Must be at least 18 years of age
5 years purchasing experience purchasing in a manufacturing company or equivalent.
Required- minimum BS degree.
APICS certification preferred.

APICS Certification Preferred

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 60
Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Credit Check
  • Reference Check