This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Purchasing Agent in Fort Mill, SC at Compact Power Equipment, Inc., a Home Depot company

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

THD Rental (Large Equipment Rental and Compact Power Equipment Services), based in Fort Mill, SC, is a team of approximately 800 talented associates based across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Comprised of highly trained professional technicians, we provide comprehensive management of commercial equipment including installation, repair, preventative maintenance and parts management. Additionally, we offer large towable equipment rental and on-site equipment delivery.

Compact Power Equipment Services is comprised of over 300 talented and highly trained professional technicians. We are dedicated to investing in advanced technology and the continued training of Support and Field Service Professional teams with the singular goal of optimizing the efficiency, safety and productive life span of our customers’ mechanical assets. We are an industry leader with a nationwide footprint in 15 regions across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

We live our Core Values: Excellent Customer Service, Creating Shareholder Value, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Taking Care of Our People, Respect for All People, Doing the Right Thing, Building Strong Relationships, Giving Back


The Purchasing Agent assures that the business has the necessary parts supplies and materials to meet service and other
business requirements through ensuring proper timeliness in the shipping and receiving of parts, supplies and materials in order to enable Compact Power to meet service and maintenance commitments to our customers. In conjunction with management, provide timely ordering, tracking and processing of quality parts for Compact Power’s customers by providing appropriate inventory levels while reducing  cost per transaction.


• Using Great Plains (GP), order 6-8 weeks of warehouse inventory, confirm order with vendor and track shipments.
• Monitor shipments and lead times for parts ordered, placing Tracking info within GP.
• Become the Subject Matter Expert on your vendors, their parts, and knowledge of what equipment said parts are    purchased for.    
• Work with management to determine effective Min/Max levels, including safety stock.
• Develop and maintain professional working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, vendors, customers and technicians.
• Meets every other week with management to review parts status.
• Monitors the performance of vendors regarding on time delivery and quality.
• Work with Accounts Payable and Receiving to clear up any shipment discrepancies or invoice issues.
• Monitor Tech Stock needs and adjust inventory levels accordingly
• Helps to identify those parts that may be purchased locally by FSPs.
• Stays up to date with changes that effect Compact Power equipment and parts.
• Ensures that merchandise is received, shipped and recorded accurately by updating Great Plains Dynamics for any changes.
• Communicates effectively with technicians and customers to coordinate delivery and return of parts.
• Uses FEDEX and UPS ship manager to track purchases.


• Assists in investigating, evaluating and resolving inventory errors.
• Troubleshoot calls that require additional assistance.
• Maintain item information in the system.
• Make sure that addresses are up to date in UPS and Fed Ex.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• Basic Computer knowledge
• Excellent 10 key ability


Working conditions are normal for a warehouse office environment, and may include sitting or standing for extended time periods, repetitive movements of knees, legs, hands, arms and wrists.


We offer a full array of benefits that include health, well-being, and financial. Please visit LIVETHEORANGELIFE.COM for more details.