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Purchasing Support Specialist - Madison

Scope of Position

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager this position provides support to the purchasing department with an emphasis on carrier parts. Assist in various maintenance of orders and products.

Basic Function

Have the ability to problem solve, prioritize critical and time sensitive requests; while juggling multiple priorities.

Essential Functions

  1. To Be… Punctual, cooperative, dependable and able to take direction.
  2. Assist w/RCD PA-recognizing & forecasting the parts needs for inventory. Analyzing existing stocking equipment & parts movement along w/developing new stocking equipment part needs.
  3. Processing emergency orders-RCD parts to begin w/. Learning the process of product set-up, order maintenance & invoicing.
  4. Assist in maintenance of product, product category, product line, sales order and purchase order.
  5. Assist in the reduction of obsolete, slow moving product and returns.
  6. Promotes and maintains a flexible cooperative, positive, team oriented attitude with and between departments and end users.
  7. Ensures timely, accurate, proper records, files, data bases, etc. are developed and maintained for assigned areas of responsibility.
  8. Assist / backup purchasing agents as needed.
  9. Open and willing to perform other duties as needed.

Position Requirements / Skills

  1. Proficient computer skills including excel and other software applications.
  2. Two years’ experience with processing warranty, quality control, or purchasing.
  3. Good phone/communication skills.
  4. Able to effectively multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  5. Basic understanding of supply chain management / purchasing a plus but not mandatory.

Equipment / Tools Operated

Proficient skill in operation of standard office equipment such as PCs, multi-phone line equipment, copy machine, calculator, printers, etc..


Occasional Frequent Constant Comments
(1-100 Repetitions)
34-66% of Time
(101-500 Repetitions)
67-100% of Time
(500+ Repetitions)
If applicable, indicate weight factors:
Average Weight (Avg.) and Maximum Weight (Max.).
Do not list if mechanical/lifting equipment is used.
Sitting X
Standing X
Walking X
Lifting X
Carrying X
Twisting X
Reaching X
Crouching / Squatting
Repetitive Motion X
PC Monitoring X
Data Entry X


Office Environment Warehouse / Dock Driving Confined Space Heights

Environmental Factors

Temperature Extremes External Weather Element Dust

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Temperature Systems
5001 Voges Road
Madison, WI 53708

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