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Purchasing Specialist Jobs in Altoona IA

At IES Communications in Altoona, IA, we're proud to offer Purchasing Specialist Jobs in Altoona, IA, a role that not only promises personal and professional growth but also integrates you into our legacy of excellence and innovation. By joining us, you become an essential part of a team dedicated to leading the telecommunications industry with cutting-edge solutions and unparalleled opportunities for success.

Getting a Job as a Purchasing Specialist in Altoona, IA is a great idea.

Landing a job as a Purchasing Specialist in Altoona, IA, is an excellent opportunity because it combines the promise of career growth in a burgeoning job market with the perks of living in a community that offers affordable quality of life, diverse entertainment options, and a strong sense of belonging—all within reach of Des Moines' urban vibrancy.

What will you do as a Purchasing Specialist at our IES Communications' Altoona Branch?

Our employees in Altoona, as Purchasing Specialists, are responsible for entering purchasing information into the accounting system, ensuring accurate GL codes and project numbers are assigned, ordering and accounting for materials used on job sites, resolving Invoice/PO discrepancies, coordinating returns and credit memos, processing vendor returns, preparing purchase orders, entering inventory and labor transfers into the accounting system, self-managing workload distribution, implementing project process improvements, and serving as a back-up for the front desk, among other assigned responsibilities.

Why Work for IES communications in Altoona, IA?

At IES Communications in Altoona, IA, we're not just offering a job; we're inviting you to be part of a legacy built on excellence and innovation. As a Purchasing Specialist with us, you'll join a dedicated team that values your expertise and supports your professional growth through industry-leading training and cutting-edge technology. Our commitment to creating opportunities for our employees is matched by our dedication to delivering superior solutions to our clients, making every project an opportunity to excel and make a tangible difference. By joining our team, you become a crucial part of our vision to lead the telecommunications industry into the future, ensuring both personal fulfillment and collective success.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path


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Do Purchasing Specialists in Altoona have a good career path?

Absolutely, Purchasing Specialists in Altoona have promising career paths. They can advance to senior roles, like Senior Buyer or Purchasing Manager, and potentially move into strategic positions within supply chain management. This progression often comes with increased responsibility, higher salaries, and the opportunity to impact an organization's bottom line directly. Continuous learning and skill development are key to advancing in this field.

Is there a demand for Purchasing Specialists in Altoona?

Yes, there's a growing demand for Purchasing Specialists in Altoona. This trend reflects the expanding market and businesses' need for skilled professionals to manage procurement processes efficiently.

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