Purchasing Agent

Powder City is a dietary supplement ecommerce business located in York, PA. We currently have about forty employees.

We are seeking a Purchasing Agent fluent in Mandarin Chinese. Candidates should be conversant in English and be literate in both English and Simplified Chinese.

This position reports to the Purchasing Manager and works alongside one other Purchasing Agent.

We will pay relocation expenses for the right candidate.


  • Use material planning information to drive purchasing quantity decisions
  • Source new suppliers and manufacturers
  • Negotiate terms and pricing with suppliers
  • Ensure manufacturing source redundancy to minimize raw materials stock outs
  • Prequalify new suppliers for quality specifications
  • Assist with developing reorder points and reorder quantities


  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese
  • Able to read and write Simplified Chinese
  • Conversant in English
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Basic spreadsheet skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Intermediate Excel or spreadsheet skills
  • Purchasing experience
  • College degree


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 10 Days yearly PTO
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Competitive salary
  • At cost employee discount on all products

To Apply

Please send your resume and answers to the questions below to jobs1@powdercity.com:

  1. Have you used VLOOKUP in spreadsheets?
  2. Are you fluent in Chinese?


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