Purchasing Specialist

  • Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Apr 29, 2021
Full time Purchasing-Procurement Retail Sales

Job Description

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for the basic replenishment, re-buying and managing of inventory. This position utilizes previous experience and judgment as a basis for planning and accomplishing goals in a variety of tasks. The Purchasing Specialist works under the general supervision of a Buyer. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Assist the Buyers in all areas of merchandise procurement
  • Enter and transmit Purchase Orders into the system
  • Monitor purchase orders to assure timely and satisfactory delivery
  • Contact suppliers to expedite delivery, when necessary
  • Resolve any receiving or invoice discrepancies that may arise
  • Utilize sufficient writing/verbal skills to clearly communicate issues
  • Build relationships and maintain contact with stores and vendors
  • Other responsibilities as called upon


  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Excel in a fast paced, evolving work environment
  • Strong computer skills, especially a working knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • 4 year degree in Business, Accounting or equivalent is preferred
  • Minimum of one year previous related experience and/or training

Physical Demands

  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Close vision for PC work
  • Bending, carrying, and pushing
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions
  • Ability to travel occasionally as needed for meetings/training/inventory


  • Multiple Health Insurance options to best suit your needs
  • Dental & Vision options to supplement your health plan
  • Life Insurance securing your family’s financial future
  • Vacation allows you to relax and recharge at your choosing
  • Paid Holidays throughout the year so you can celebrate with those closest to you
  • 401(k) with generous company match to help plan for your future
  • Employee Discount on everything from clothes to power tools to pet food
  • Community Giving Program matches your contributions donated
  • Wellness Program save you money by lowering premiums with credits earned
  • Other various Voluntary Insurance options