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Company: United Rentals
Location: Charlotte, NC
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Construction, Housing, Real Estate


United Rentals, Inc. is an $8 billion dollar Fortune 500 organization and the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of over 1,100 rental locations in 49 states, every Canadian province, and 11 in Europe. The company's 18,000+ employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com. The Supply Chain, Purchasing Agent administers the complete lifecycle for new and used equipment purchases within a specific fleet category. This includes but is not limited to purchase order processing, issue resolution, reporting / analysis, and superior customer service to all United Rentals branch locations. Essential Duties: Supply Chain/Procurement * Responsible for administration of full cycle of rental equipment and non-rental equipment and vehicle purchase orders within a specific fleet category. Duties include issuance, confirmation, freight recommendations, and troubleshooting / issue resolution with branches and equipment vendors, * As needed, obtain necessary approvals from Corporate Sourcing and Fleet teams * Create advance purchase orders to ensure fleet availability once fleet needs are determined * Continuously update PO data to properly reflect current trends * Maintain historical data and provide trending reports to Region Fleet Directors Operational/System Support * Input standardized equipment configurations into RentalMan operating system Build and maintain equipment desk reference guide for internal team * Analyze freight quotes from OEM and freight broker to determine optimal delivery and associated costs * Validate RentalMan and Catalyst AP for correct data on equipment receipts * Participate in educational opportunities for improved fleet knowledge * Administer data queue to ensure Item Master support submission forms are properly dispensed until approved or denied * Administer company compliant sales to rentals transfers for the field * Provide data updates to continually make the system more user-friendly * Complete data entry for new and updated supplier lists and catalogs Customer Service * Act as a liaison between branches and suppliers, resolving issues as necessary * Work with branches to ensure completeness and accuracy of all purchasing requisitions. * When appropriate, work directly with Risk department, Branches and suppliers to see equipment quality complaints through to resolution Education: College degree preferred Experience: Purchasing/Buyer education or experience preferred Other Skills Required: o Highly organized individual o Ability to prioritize o Good communication skills o Microsoft office skills required o Attention to detail, organized o Knowledge of construction equipment a plus Working Conditions: Professional Corporate environment; professionalism, courtesy and telephone etiquette are a must. Heavy PC/phone duties. What's in it for you? Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, 401(K), paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities. United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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