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Purchasing Manager in Lenox, IA at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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  • Location:
    Lenox, IA
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Job Description

Purchasing Manager

Elite Staffing is now hiring for a Purchasing Manager role in Lenox, IA.  

This role will effectively and efficiently secure products, services, and goods to support production.  

Maintain ethical relationships with suppliers and our organization.


  • Negotiate for and purchase material and services needed within guidelines of job cost estimate.
  • Obtain necessary delivery time to meet job deadlines.
  • Maintain working and ethical relationships between suppliers and Company for continued purchasing at lowest cost, highest quality and best delivery time.
  • Follow up on material and/or supplies ordered for jobs, shop and office to expedite delivery.
  • Communicate with plant manager and production personnel regarding material on order and anticipated or actual delivery time.
  • Explore alternatives and present options for purchase of capital expenditures and assist in economic justification for same.
  • Initiate improved purchasing procedures where possible to lower operating and production costs while maintaining high level of quality and service and increasing company profits. 


  • Bachelor’s degree, in a business-related area and/or eight to 10 years of purchasing experience, preferably in a science field. 
  • General knowledge of business procedures and competitive purchasing techniques.


Lenox, IA 50851

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.