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Purchasing Agent

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Clearfield, UT, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking a dedicated, self-motivated Purchasing agent in Ogden, UT.  You must be able to work in an organized manner with particular attention to detail while solving problems and responding positively to challenges in a fast-paced environment.


This position is for purchasing for multiple branches. The purchasing is done at one location in Ogden, Utah on a computer system that separates the information by location.  You should have stellar communication skills, good organizational skills along with office software skills (Word, Excel, Outlook). 


Purchaser Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time.
  • Monitoring inventory and writing orders to refill stock.
  • Updating all records of purchased products
  • Writing reports on purchases made and performing cost analyses.


The individual must be organized, and able to analyze data and make decisions based on that data and communications from customers and internal sources. The computer system will calculate demands based off the data entered from these communications. The candidate will override the data based on this information and analyze/enter a PO and forward to the Vendor. Daily reports will show urgent needs and this individual will need to determine the best way to have the product arrive in time for delivery to our customers by coordinating with our internal logistics team.  Monthly analysis of safety stock levels needs to be completed to keep up with changing demands and controlling inventory levels. Communication with customer service and shipping is required to keep the team informed.


Purchaser Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Practical experience with purchasing software.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Sound research and networking skills.
  • Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.


This is a 40 hour per week position and as this individual learns our internal systems there will be additional duties to fill their time to support our team.  

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

Job Segment: Warehouse, Manufacturing