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We are Hydro, a global family of 30,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium and metal recycling, and energy and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our people matter the most to make the difference.

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Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Rockledge, FL



The purchasing agent has the responsibility to know industry accepted purchasing methods and standards and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibilities). Conduct all business in accordance with Precision Tubing policies and procedures. evaluate suppliers, reviews the quality of products.  Resolves issues related to inventory returns, replacement and credit arrangements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute Purchase Orders according to process (PR process, supplier selection etc.).
  • Maintain accurate purchasing reports (Open orders report and confirm orders timely and accurately).
  • Meet directly with suppliers to discuss and negotiate best pricing.
  • Maintain good understanding and relationships with suppliers
  • Research suppliers to obtain the prices and specifications.
  • Special Procurement project and compliance control
  • Provides routine purchasing administrative support and may operate purchasing system for data entry and transmission. 
  • Contracts Agreement Control
  • Non-Productive items Purchasing, following a reorder point system
  • Communicates issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
  • Assists with past due supplier invoices in coordination with finance and attack the root-cause to prevent past-due.
  • Perform or assist with any departmental operations, as required or directed to maintain workflow or respond to emergency conditions.
  • Perform and support physical inventories as required to support the plant
  • Ensure safe operating conditions within area of responsibility. 
  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition in accordance with 5 S standards.
  • Requires the ability to perform all duties to operate all equipment, all within limitation of the standard methods and procedures and in accordance with strict adherence to HSE, quality and productivity requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned to maintain workflow or respond to emergency conditions.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Procurement/Purchasing Experience
  • Negotiation Experience
  • Requires ERP System Experience – Preferably SAP
  • Requires MRP Basic experience
  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate by telephone and paging system in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.
  • Ability to interact with employees and visitors in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks efficiently and accurately.
  • Ability to correctly operate standard office equipment
  • Strong organization and record keeping skills.
  • Proficient Microsoft Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Knowledge of process related standards.
  • Proven ability to develop successful partnerships with internal and external team members
  • Physical Demands include:  Frequent sitting, use of hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands or arms, repetitive motion, close visual acuity. Occasional; stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employee frequently lifts up to 10 lbs. and occasional lifts or moves up to 25 pounds.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration, Purchasing or Supply Chain Management
  • Must have 2 years of demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Knowledge of quality systems and lean manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to think critically and theoretically


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

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Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on:  Oct 23, 2021

Rockledge, FL, US, 32955

Department:  Purchasing - Rockledge
Business Area:  Hydro Extrusions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Precision Tubing USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne

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