Purchasing Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain
LOCATION: Boise, Idaho

Trinity is seeking a driven, hands-on Purchasing Supervisor to join us on an exciting adventure of growth and change. Trinity offers an abundant opportunity for development and growth. This will be the perfect fit for a proactive, strategic thinker who enjoys looking for a better way. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter demonstrating competencies and characteristics listed in this posting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee the requisition, purchase and acquisition of materials needed in the manufacturing process and in the maintaining materials for the various shops and facilities of Trinity’s locations.
  • Review and update lead times, cost and stocking level parameters in ERP system.
  • Communicate to management changes in market conditions affecting supply chain.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with Trinity’s vendors.
  • Pursue constant process improvement towards the goal of purchasing the highest quality materials at the best price, in the correct amount.
  • Coordinates with accounts payable to ensure proper accurate billing.
  • Coordinates shipments on large purchases.
  • Supervises employees in accordance with company’s policies and applicable laws. Supervises one employee.
  • Display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of company employees, vendors, and customers.
  • Adhere to and ensure company policies, attendance policies, and safety regulations are followed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong problem-solving abilities, analytical, written and oral communication skills. Thorough understanding of ERP systems and principals.
  • Strong knowledge and background with inventory, shipping, and purchasing concepts.
  • Must be able to input and calculate information accurately.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite programs and computer skills.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude energy, trustworthy, respectful, and conducts business in a professional manner.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, which may include frequent interruptions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate in Arts, or Science in a related field a plus


  • Four years of work experience and/or training in a related position is required.
  • Knowledge and experience in heavy truck and transportation a plus.
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