Purchasing Agent - Spencer, IA

Date Posted: March 12, 2019


  • Responsible for the effective and efficient sourcing of assigned components and commodities.  Must be detail oriented, personable, and assertive.  Possess a willingness to accept challenges and strive for continual improvement in all areas of purchasing.  Develop good working knowledge of materials and sources of supply to make purchases in a timely, cost effective manner, with limited supervision.  Reports to the V.P. Purchasing.

Primary Duties:

  • Review items of responsibility
  • Correctly place and enter purchase orders
  • Work with suppliers and shop floor personnel to make improvements
  • Responsible for sourcing of assigned components and commodities
  • To develop a good working knowledge of materials and sources
  • Must be willing to accept challenges
  • Must be self motivated to work independently
  • Must continue to look for ways to improve


  • Two or four year degree preferred, but not required
  • Two or more years related experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Manufacturing software experience a plus
  • Excellent math skills including algebra and geometry required
  • Good computer and phone skills necessary
  • Should be detail oriented
  • Must be assertive
  • Needs good interpersonal, verbal communication and active listening skills
  • Able to effectively define and solve problems




Any Questions Please Call: 800-543-3626 Fax: 712-725-2380

Please send your application to:
Email: hr.dept@demco-products.com
Or Mail to: Attention: Human Resources
4010 320th Street
Boyden, Iowa 51234

Position descriptions are intended to define in general terms the most significant duties of a particular position and are not all inclusive of all duties or responsibilities of individual positions. Position descriptions are not intended to exclude the possibility of temporary assignments or the alteration of existing positions.