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Air Quality Engineering logoAir Quality Engineering, Inc. is a 45+ year manufacturer air cleaners and air filtration systems for industrial, medical and commercial applications. Manufactured in Minnesota, we take pride in the quality and reliability of our products, providing customers with the best product solutions. We seek Senior Purchasing Agent to join Air Quality Engineering’s team.

Reports To:

Production Manager

Job Purpose:

Perform shipping and receiving tasks including paperwork and computer transactions; perform material handling using forklifts.

Essential Functions:


Work safely and follow all applicable safety rules including wearing personal protective equipment as required


Generate Pick List; Pull product from inventory; package product for shipment; build crates or special packaging; prepare shipping paperwork and enter computer transactions; arrange and schedule shipments and containers; load and unload trucks; provide domestic and international freight quotes in a timely manner. Demonstrate a sense of urgency by prepackaging items prior to due dates when possible. Ensure all required paperwork is available for our international shipping requirements, including our audited shipping document files.


Receive incoming material; enter receipt into computer; check material for damage and proper counts; put materials away.


Maintain proper inventory counts and locations; enter computer inventory transactions; restock production lines; perform cycle counting.

Waste Elimination

Help with continuous improvement to eliminate waste and increase productivity and profit margins of the production processes.

ERP System

Enter accurate transactional data to ensure the integrity of the data in the ERP system.

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand for long periods of time; occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.; able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Best Practices

Adhere to rules, regulations, and procedures.


Other duties as required.


Experience: 1 or more years of material handling or shipping experience preferred.

Knowledge: Ability to drive forklift required; knowledge of proper packaging techniques; good math skills; knowledge of FedEx and UPS software and/or international shipping paperwork helpful.

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.

Company Values:

Air Quality Engineering promotes and encourages all employees to demonstrate our company values in their work and engagement with team members, customers, and vendors.

Respectfulness, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Integrity, Wisdom Applied.


The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

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AQE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any offer of employment with Air Quality Engineering, Inc. is contingent upon passing the pre-employment, post-offer drug test. Refusal to take the drug test, tampering or failing to cooperate with the test process, or positive test results will disqualify applicants from further consideration for employment with Air Quality Engineering, Inc. in the position(s) for which the candidate has applied, and for any other position within Air Quality Engineering, Inc.

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