Purchasing and Logistics Agent

Job Description:

Clare Controls, a highly creative and dynamic Sarasota based organization building state-of-the-art home automation and monitoring systems, is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Purchasing Scheduler to join our team. We believe our success directly depends on the people we hire, and we need energetic people that thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The scheduler’s primary focus is to plan, schedule, and coordinate production builds and manage inventory purchasing. This person will be expected to work closely with the Clare Controls engineering teams for component procurement and planning for transition from engineering development to production.

The Purchasing Scheduler will be responsible for the following:


  • Purchase all necessary parts for engineering, production, and sales
  • General office purchasing of materials and supplies
  • Source and purchase custom fabricated items
  • Negotiate/renegotiate contracts with suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Manage and maintain inventory
  • General office purchasing of materials and supplies
  • Coordinate international shipments
  • Communicate with key vendors about lead times and deliveries
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Schedule production builds based on forecast, lead times, and inventory levels


  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in purchasing electronic equipment and components
  • Experience with sourcing materials and contract manufacturers
  • Strong proficiency with MS Word and Excel

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 years related work experience
  • Familiar with ZoHo CRM

We are looking for people who thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial, technology-driven culture and are tenacious about achieving results.

  • This position is in our corporate office in Sarasota, Florida
  • Competitive salary & 401k
  • We offer our employees full benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Paid Holidays and Vacation time.

Clare Controls, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse workforce.