Assistant Purchasing Agent

PARTS – Phoenix, Arizona
Department PARTS
Employment Type ACTIVE
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Creative is the nation's largest bus dealership and is proud to offer products from 18 of the top commercial and school bus manufacturers. With multiple locations throughout the United States, Creative is able to service customers in all locations. We are currently accepting resumes for an Assistant Purchasing Agent at our  Phoenix, AZ  location. This is a full time position that requires a hardworking, dependable and reliable individual.


Purchasing Clerk I performs routine purchasing activities. Work assignments have well-defined procedures and processes to follow as guides. Work is performed under guidance of higher level purchasing staff.


  • Creates purchase orders from requisitions
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Resolves opportunities
  • Data entry and application documentation
  • Obtains price quotes from multiple suppliers
  • Runs reports to help determine needs
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests
  • Issues purchase orders to suppliers and confirm delivery date, quantity ordered and price are correct
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with receivers or warehouse control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
  • Processes receipts and invoices for payment
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users
  • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Understanding of the vendors that the Company uses and the parts that they will need to order.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and responsible
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills; MS Word, MS Excel and Sys2k
  • Professional demeanor and cooperative attitude
  • Understanding of mechanical/parts and aspects of buses is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to push, pull or lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Must be able to travel as required. 
  • Must have the ability to board vehicles, and inspect under vehicles if necessary. 
  • Must have the ability to perform all essential job functions in a consistent state of alertness and in a safe manner.


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