Purchasing Assistant - Spencer, IA

Date Posted: March 12, 2019


This position is primariy responsible for placing and entering purchase orders for self as well as others, following up on purchase orders not yet received, obtaining quotes, and other similar duties as assigned with limited supervision. This person would also be responsible in assisting the inventory control and scheduler.

Primary Duties:

  • Correctly place and enter purchase orders
  • Follow up on purchase orders that are not yet received
  • Obtain quotes and perform similar tasks
  • Develop a good working knowledge of materials and sources of supply
  • Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages
  • Issue Parts and Jobs to production; Open and Close Job Orders
  • Complete monthly lot inventory checks
  • Must be self motivated to work independently
  • Must possess a willingness to accept challenges
  • Work with suppliers and shop floor personnel to make improvements
  • Responsible for sourcing of assigned components and commodities
  • Must continue to look for ways to improve


  • 2 years related experience
  • Must be detail oriented, personable, and assertive
  • Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent math skills including algebra and geometry necessary
  • Must be able to effectively define and solve problems
  • Good computer and phone skills necessary


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.