We are looking for a dedicated purchasing agent to join our procurement team. Candidate must be able to critically asses suppliers, products, services and negotiate the best possible deals. The purchasing agent is responsible for identifying suppliers, researching goods and services, processing purchase orders and verifying delivery times and delivered items. Must have a keen sense of business and maintain meticulous transaction records.
-Researching and comparing suppliers, goods, and services.
-Selecting the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality and cost-efficiency.
-Monitoring inventory levels and determining purchase needs.
-Requesting cost proposals and negotiating contracts and prices.
-Preparing and processing purchase orders.
-Maintaining records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts and payments.
-Scheduling and verifying purchase deliveries.
-Building and maintaining positive, long-term supplier relations.
-Staying up date with industry standards and requirements.
-Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred.
-Previous experience as a purchasing agent or a similar position
-Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs
-Excellent communication and negotiation skills
-Strong organization and documentation skills
-Strong research and analytical skills
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Employee discount
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- Bachelor’s (Preferred)
- Purchasing: 1 year (Required)
- One location