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TFS - Purchasing Agent - Albany

Exyte is a global leader in design, engineering and construction delivering high-tech facilities, plants and factories. With a history of more than 100 years, we have developed a special expertise in controlled and regulated environments. We serve the most technically demanding clients in growth markets such as semiconductors, life sciences, and data center across the full spectrum of services from consulting and design to managing turnkey solutions. Operating in more than 20 countries, Exyte is uniquely positioned to support clients locally and globally. In 2017, Exyte generated sales of 2.4 billion euros, up from 2.1 billion euros in 2016 on a like-for-like basis, with over 4,800 highly experienced and motivated employees. Exyte emerged from a re-grouping of the German-based M+W Group in 2018. For further information about the company please see our website:

Job Summary

  Looking for a buyer with 2 years experience, should have a AAS in accounting or engineering. Have knowledge in bio pharm and semiconductor fabrication facilities. experience with procurement software, Microsoft, word, excel, outlook. Must be able to work in plex to track assets, rentals, and use plex as an ERP to push po's to Oracle.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for pricing all estimates and bids. Information will be provided from the Estimating Department. In addition, they will need to verify all lead times for any long lead items.

2. Procure all materials for projects as directed through the TFS requisition process. These materials shall be requested manually or electronically and the Purchasing Agent should have strong computer skills. He or she will be required to complete all requisitions properly and e-mail or fax the completed documents to specific jobsites. He or she will also be responsible for entering all information into the TFS electronic job-specific purchasing database.

3. It will be the purchasing agent's responsibility, with aid from each requestor, to monitor, expedite, and procure all backordered materials. Assure there are no outstanding issues about materials on order.

4. It will be essential for the Purchasing Agent to have strong working knowledge and ability to manipulate the purchasing database. He will be required to add new items to the database similar to existing items that are presently in the TFS purchasing data base.

5. Many projects will require equipment, valve or component submittals. It will be the responsibility of the Purchasing Agent to obtain this information from the proper vendors.

6. Every week it will be the function of the Purchasing Agent to complete a committed material job cost for each open project. This information will be furnished to the Accounting Department Manager for committed update.

7. Responsible for maintaining all purchase orders, change orders, lease agreements, subcontracts and receiving tickets for the project, which he is assigned.

8. The requisition books for each project need to be consistently maintained and updated. The purchase order documents must be current at all times and must include all backup packing slip information.

9. It will be required for the Purchasing Agent to write, procure, and process manual requisitions for jobsites without the ability to electronically order material.

10. The purchasing agent must have and continue to develop a strong knowledge of vendors. They will be required to understand where to purchase material, where material will be shipped from, and which vendors provide TFS with the best pricing and service.

11. Aid and assist the marketing department with project or client Information about projects collected from meetings, seminars or other trade show participation.

12. Aid and assist the following Departments



Aid and assist the following Departments



Attractive salaries, supportive environments and excellent benefits allow for growth and career development with Exyte Group.




Exyte Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Exyte Group provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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