Purchasing Agent

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

BBBH5431299

Location

New Prague

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD55000 - USD80000 per year

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Minneapolis, MN - Metro - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435

ContactNumber

612-851-4600

Job Description

Purchasing Agent- Candidates must be based out of MN

Pay Range: $55K-80K DOE

Ability to work remote FT

6+ month contract with an opportunity to go permanent



The Opportunity:

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for identifying suppliers, researching materials and services, processing purchase orders, and verifying delivered items. The successful Purchasing Agent will be able to critically access suppliers, products, and services, and negotiate the best possible deals while meticulously maintaining transaction records.

Responsibilities





* Research and compare suppliers, good, and services

* Select the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency

* Monitor inventory levels and determining purchase needs

* Request cost proposals and negotiating contracts and prices

* Prepare and process purchase orders

* Maintain records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments

* Schedule and verify purchase deliveries

* Build and maintain positive, long-term supplier relations



Experience and Skills



* High school diploma or GED required

* Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred

* Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in 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