Purchasing Agent

Are you a detail oriented individual who enjoys working with vendors, suppliers and a diverse sales team then look no further — Allied Wire and Cable is the place for you!

Allied Wire & Cable, a leading global specialty manufacturer and value-added distributor of electrical wire and cable, is looking for self-motivated individuals to join our dynamic and growing purchasing team.

As a purchasing agent, you will be responsible for preparing purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department. Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.

Do You Enjoy?

  • Negotiating and working with vendors, and suppliers to obtain best pricing, volume buying discounts, reconciling differences.
  • Searching inventory records to determine if sufficient material and quantities are on hand
  • Compiling records of items purchased or transferred between departments, listing prices, delivers and inventories.
  • Conferring with Suppliers concerning late deliveries and expediting orders.
  • Expanding product/ job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends by collecting purchasing data.

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About Us – Join our Family

Allied Wire & Cable came from humble beginnings in the Flynn family basement. Since the company’s start in 1988, Allied has grown into one of the largest independent distributors of wire and cable in the country. In addition, Allied has been recognized for it’s exporting efforts and has received the Presidential “E” award in 2014, along with the Outstanding Exporter award from NASBITE International in 2017. AWC was listed as one of the “Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies” by Inc 5000 and Philadelphia 100 lists.

While many things have changed and evolved since 1988, many have stayed the same. As a family owned and operated company, Allied’s priorities have always been their employees and customers, and upholding the values of family, generosity, and of course, quality. When becoming a member of Allied, you’re more than part of the team; you’re part of the family. Here at Allied, you’ll find the tools and support you need to develop a successful career in the wire and cable industry.

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