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Alro Corporation Purchasing Agent in Jackson, Michigan

Alro Plastics is currently seeking a Purchase Agent to join our team in Jackson, MI.

Join the Alro team and start building your tomorrow!

Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Alro offers rewarding and challenging career opportunities, as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package. We work hard to provide our teammates with comprehensive on-the-job training for a multitude of business disciplines, so that they can maximize their career expectations.

Most importantly, employment at Alro is about being a part of something bigger. It’s about being on a team that employs the highest levels of loyalty, honesty and integrity. It’s about exceeding customer expectations on a daily basis by taking a true interest in their needs. An Alro career provides a dynamic work environment that allows our teammates to learn, grow and succeed in whatever they put their minds to, both personally and professionally.

Alro is searching for a professional purchasing agent with an enthusiastic attitude and a strong work ethic. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining positive partnerships with vendors

  • Maintaining positive partnerships with branch personnel

  • Maintaining proper stock levels

  • Maintaining cost data, vendor files, and purchase orders

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous purchasing experience, preferably in the Service Center industry

  • Preferably have Alro inside sales experience

  • Preferably have a bachelor's degree or allied college-level coursework

  • Have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Be an effective communicator with co-workers and vendors in written and oral modes

  • Work effectively in a team environment and independently

  • Be proficient in MS Word and Excel


  • Competitive pay

  • Medical Benefits

  • Dental Benefits

  • Vision Coverage

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

About the company:

Alro Steel Corporation supplies raw materials (carbon, stainless steel, aluminum and red metals) to a variety of manufacturing and other industries. Our customer base, ranging in size from small to very large users of metals, has come to depend on Alro's commitment to excellent delivery service.

Alro Steel, established in 1948, is a privately held corporation with over 60 facilities strategically located throughout the Midwest and Southeast.

Alro Steel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and offers a Drug-Free Environment and Opportunities for Advancement.

ID: 2021-5615

External Company URL: www.alro.com

Street: 2218 Enterprise

Post End Date: 5/21/2021

Telecommute: No