Company: Robert Half
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Description Robert Half is currently working with a client
seeking a Purchasing Agent. Responsibilities of the Purchasing
Agent include collaborating and negotiating with suppliers to
purchase goods and services for the company. As the Purchasing
Agent you will be processing purchase orders, in addition to
locating suppliers and researching goods, services and materials.
Are you are a highly analytical and deadline oriented professional?
Then this is the Purchasing Agent position for you!
What you get to do every day
- Request cost proposals and negotiate contracts and prices
- Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of
goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
- Prepare and process purchase orders
- Document records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts,
- Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers
- Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying
- Research and compare suppliers, goods, and services
- Track levels of inventory and own purchasing needs Requirements -
Strong organization and documentation skills
- Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related
- High school diploma or GED required
- Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar
- Skilled in CRM, ERP, and inventory management software
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills
- Strong research and analytical skills
If you have the right work experience and have immediate
availability we want to hear from you!
Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent
solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to
opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and
permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting,
technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and
customer support roles.
Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating
on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to
top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online
training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go.
Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant
notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants
applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work
in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary
professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more
- 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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