Persistent Systems

  • Purchasing Agent

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Supply Chain
  • Job Description & Responsibilities

    Persistent Systems is looking for an experienced Purchasing Agent. You will be responsible for supporting the Supply Chain department in the purchasing of materials, products, and other supplies. This includes sourcing suppliers and participating in pricing negotiations. You will be responsible for ensuring that the company has adequate inventory to support the manufacturing and on-time delivery of our Wave Relay® products.



    • Participating in the procurement of materials, products, and supplies
    • Ensuring supplier on-time delivery of raw materials and inventory items to support manufacturing operations and guarantee delivery of customer orders on schedule
    • Assisting with vendor selection, pricing negotiation, and supplier audits
    • Liaising with other departments, particularly Accounting, Production, and Engineering
    • Resolve shipment errors with suppliers
    • Assisting with a variety of shipping and receiving duties, including fulfilling customer orders, recording amounts of materials/items received, compiling inventory balances and price lists, and maintaining records of all activities and processes related to the storehouse

    Job Qualifications & Experience


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • 5 years of experience in a role that involves procurement of parts and supplies and communicating with vendors/suppliers
    • Experience purchasing electronic materials, parts, components, etc.
    • Experience with ERP, MRP, or similar software
    • Proficiency in Excel and QuickBooks



    • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or a related degree or equivalent experience

    Company Overview

    Headquartered in New York City since 2007, Persistent Systems, LLC is a global communications technology company which develops, manufactures, and integrates a patented and secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®. The company’s industry leading R&D team has designed wireless networking protocols to support their cutting edge Wave Relay® system and technology. Wave Relay® is capable of running data, video, voice and other applications under the most difficult and unpredictable conditions. Their suite of products is field proven and utilized in Commercial, Military, Government, Industrial, Agriculture,  Robotics, and Unmanned System markets.


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