Expediter/Procurement


Position Summary:


Reporting to the Director of Materials, this person will be responsible for external and internal order processes.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Reads production schedules, inventory reports, and work orders to determine type and quantity of materials required, availability of stock, and order priority.
  • Directs Material Handlers to expedite transfer of material and parts and to inform supervisors of material status.
  • This person will create purchase orders; verifying price, quantity, delivery and terms. Tender purchase orders to vendors.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, purchasing personnel, etc. on material status and production planning issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:


  • Prior purchasing and expediting experience.
  • Proficiency in utilizing ERP systems, Microsoft Office, and Apics.
  • Three to five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

To apply for this position, please complete the online application or print the PDF version of the application, and submit via mail to:


Art’s-Way Mfg. Co., Inc.

Attn: Human Resources

PO Box 288

Armstrong, IA 50514-0288