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Purchasing Agent/Buyer in Oklahoma City, OK at AGS

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job Description

As one of the leading providers of games and technology for casino floors, AGS is an exciting place to work. We create top-performing slot games, live felt table games, and mobile games and applications that provide transformational customer and player experiences.

Recently recognized as one of 2017 ‘Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®’ in the U.S. and along with this nationwide recognition, AGS also won a top spot among Atlanta’s 2017 ‘Best and Brightest Companies to Work For’, a regional honor for companies in the Atlanta metro area.

Our mission is to deliver highly entertaining, diverse, and amazing gaming experiences to players around the world, while never losing the passion, agility, grit, and customer-focus that made us successful in the first place.

The Purchasing Agent / Buyer is responsible for purchasing materials for various departments across the company to ensure stock of product while keeping inventory levels at a minimum.  They manage all aspects of purchase order administration including quoting, order placement, and open order management.  The candidate must be self-motivated, a strong team player, and enjoy working in a fun fast paced growth environment.

Essential Functions:

• Places purchase orders for production materials, technical components, outside services, and any other purchasing needs of the company.
• Locates and evaluates sources for needed items and services.
• Works with internal groups to align purchasing and supplier delivery expectations with production schedules.
• Acquires competitive quotes for purchased items and services.
• Negotiates for best price and delivery commensurate with company needs.
• Assists engineering during design phase with vendor communications and quotes.
• Monitors open purchase orders and expedites as required
• Updates suppliers on changes to specifications and arranges for effective transitions.
• Ensures appropriate costs and lead times are set for new and / or existing inventory items
• Works with the manufacturers on warranty returns of defective parts


• High School or GED required
• Minimum 1 year related work experience
• Experience purchasing in a manufacturing, engineering or other technical work environment
• Experience processing PO’s and inventory transactions in an ERP system
• Significant direct purchasing responsibility and experience including experience negotiating pricing
• Ability read and interpret product drawings and Bill of Materials
• Understanding of PO and AP processes
• Ability to gather and analyze data, work independently, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines is critical
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Skills:

• Experience working with an ERP procurement system such as Oracle, SAP or MS Dynamics
• Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

Note: All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check 

*Posted positions are not open to third party recruiters and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referrals.

AGS in an equal opportunity employer.


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