Purchasing Agent

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QorTek Inc.

Location: Linden, PA

Department/Group: Administration

Start Date: Negotiable

Position Type: Full-time

Date Posted: July 13, 2021

QorTek is seeking a highly qualified Purchasing Agent to oversee the planning and control of goods and services necessary to the goals of QorTek. The successful candidate would interface daily with all areas in the organization.

About Qortek

QorTek Inc. (Linden, PA) is a leading developer of power electronic systems, world-class piezoceramic materials, and piezoelectric device technology solutions. The Company is actively engaged in various stages of technology development from concept feasibility to advanced engineering and manufacturing of products for the US DoD. QorTek is a small business with a lively culture focused on technology advancement, career development, and a flexible work-life balance. QorTek employees enjoy solving a variety of interesting technical challenges with teams that value mutual respect.


  • Review and update supplier database
  • Assure cost and quality controls are being followed
  • Assure best practices for export control regulations
  • Extensive research to find the most cost-effective products and sources
  • Stay up-to-date on industry pricing trends
  • Materials management, planning and procurement
  • Procure, plan and control the cycle of materials
  • Ability to adjust plan based on design changes, part shortages, or customer needs
  • Effectively conduct communications with all outside vendors, both foreign and domestic
  • Monitor vendor performance
  • Ability to make procurement decisions and vendor selection for all company materials used to manufacture electronic components ceramics, as well as office supplies
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor


  • Earned BS in Business, Accounting or related field or High School diploma with five years of purchasing experience
  • Comfort with multitasking
  • Good analytical and math abilities
  • Accomplished and decisive negotiator
  • Experience with customs/export control regulations
  • Effective written and oral communication capability
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Software Suite
  • Ability to exercise independent decision making
  • Detail oriented
  • Working with manufacturing and engineering disciplines
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • US Citizenship

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