Are you looking for a position where you can do something meaningful and make a real difference? We’re growing fast and looking for future leaders and problem-solvers that are ready to grow with us. If you have a passion for what you do, are highly motivated, maintain the highest integrity and possess a wide range of knowledge, skills and abilities then this may be your dream position!
The Purchasing Agent is engaged in purchasing materials, equipment, and supplies maintaining enough inventory to complete customer orders and handles discrepancies/problems. A typical day might include assisting our Customer Care Department with purchase order and item questions, corresponding with vendors, reviewing vendor contracts, and attending new product meetings – there is no end to the variety of assignments.
Who Are You?
Have a minimum AA degree; BA preferred, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel)
Self-starter, confident in his/her abilities, self-motivated and able to work effectively with limited supervision
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with others
Strong organization and prioritizing skills
An attention to details and follows through on assigned tasks and projects
Thrives in a fast-paced environment; a can-do attitude with excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills
Who Are We?
At Life Assist we show up every day, so we can “Help Heroes Save Lives”. Together through a culture of caring and genuine connections, every decision we make and every action we take ensures that first responders are able to do their jobs as easily and effectively as possible.
When you compare Life-Assist to other companies in our industry, you’ll find that there is a clear difference. Our culture is extremely important to us. We aren’t about what we sell. We are about what we stand for.
We are always looking for the best talent - individuals who are positive, motivated and hardworking, but most importantly align with our core values to provide the best experience for everyone. We understand what matters most: the health and well-being of you and your family. We also realize what a significant role work plays in contributing to these.
Members of our Life-Assist team enjoy a positive, supportive environment where employees are encouraged to develop their skills and talent to their fullest potential.
What We Offer:
We believe in showing employees how valuable they are to Life-Assist. That is why Life-Assist offers a comprehensive benefit package that aims to meet the needs of our valued employees and their families. Check out what you can expect when you join our team:
15 accrued days Paid Time Off -to help you take that refreshing time to get away from it all.
7 paid holidays plus 1 paid floating holiday to use as you please
Spot Bonuses – we recognize that sometimes a project requires that above and beyond effort and reward our employees with a Spot Bonus “shout out.”
Employee Assistance Program – to help you reduce the stress of everyday living.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability pay
401K Retirement Savings Plan – Life-Assist contributes a % of your deferral to help you meet your retirement goals.
If this position sounds like a good fit and you are interested in working for a company where employees love coming to work and helping heroes save lives every day, please apply.
What value can you bring to the position and to the Life-Assist team?
Who in your past has inspired you to be the person you are today - why?
It is the policy of Life-Assist, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Life-Assist, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace, and participates in the E-Verify Program. M/F/V/D
Life-Assist has been supporting First Responders with EMS supplies and equipment since 1977. We pride ourselves on providing a unique customer experience in this age of automated phone systems and outsourced call centers. At Life-Assist, you will always speak with a friendly, knowledgeable Customer Care Specialist.
Here is what you can expect from us:
Free Shipping on orders over $100 Orders placed by 4pm local time will be shipped the same day National delivery in 2-3 business days Customer Care available from 7am-5pm PST Competitive pricing tailored to your needs Dedicated Account Manager or Inside Sales Specialist Inventory Management solutions National cooperative purchasing options
We invite you to experience the Life-Assist difference. And look forward to an opportunity to help you soon.