Mike Burkhart / September 13, 2023



PHB, Inc. located in Fairview Pennsylvania, recognized globally as a fully integrated supplier of quality parts and assemblies, has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Agent. PHB, Inc. is a highly automated and technologically advanced manufacturer with capabilities consisting of zinc die casting, aluminum die casting, machining, plastic and rubber molding, tool & die, injection molding, and product assembly.  We service many markets including plastics, appliance, telecommunications, electronics, electrical equipment, automotive, transportation, medical, industrial equipment, instrumentation, aerospace, and defense industries.

Job Requirements:

  • Typing and writing skills required
  • Good communication skills necessary
  • Computer knowledge a must with proficient in MS Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Familiarity with database software a plus
  • General office experience needed
  • Good attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Prior purchasing experience is a plus
  • High School Diploma
  • Proficiency in math and English required
  • Excellent internal and external supplier relations skills
  • Be highly motivated
  • Able to problem solve and troubleshoot


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Request price quotes from various suppliers/vendors based on inter-departmental requisitions and once approved, place purchase orders
  • Check pricing history on past purchases
  • Analyze price proposals to ensure the correct pricing is obtained from vendors
  • Ability to negotiate prices when needed and effectively communication issues to supervisors
  • Correct any problems related to shipments
  • Solve problems when invoices and purchase orders do not agree
  • Enter purchase orders into the computer system, proof purchase orders, email purchase orders to respective vendors/suppliers
  • Follow-up with vendors/suppliers on delivery dates and details
  • Provide administrative assistant; including general clerical duties, i.e. filing, data entry, addressing phone calls, and help with any special projects that may be assigned
  • Maintain inventory/stock of various supplies (office supplies, paper products, lunchroom supplies, etc. and order replacements when necessary
  • Ability to follow-up on tasks and effectively manage the requirements of the positions
  • Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor



PHB, Inc. offers a career opportunity with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.


Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to chalise.bayletts@phbcorp.com.


PHB, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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