Purchasing Agent

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Warehousing/Logistics



We are partnering with our client in Livermore who currently is on the search for a Purchasing Agent to join their rapidly growing company! This is a great opportunity to become a part of an employee-owned company!


Company "WOW" factors:

  • Employee owned company
  • Longevity among employees
  • Employee valued company culture
  • Offer great benefits
  • High Morale

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carries out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Develop profitable purchasing strategies
  • Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers
  • Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics
  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
  • Review supplies to ensure quality
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.)
  • Keep updated records
  • Attend events, fairs and exhibitions to keep abreast of the market’s trends
  • Uses knowledge of material work planning and methods engineering processes and procedures to coordinate product deliveries.
  • Executes regular stock rotations and return terms with vendors.
  • Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.



Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS


  • Education – Bachelor’s in Business Administration or relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years of purchasing related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks.
  • Proven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions
  • Solid Technical Skills – working knowledge of MS Office 365
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Abilities – Financial and Time Management
  • Prior product familiarization/knowledge preferred.
  • Customer/Client Focused

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We are partnering with our client in Livermore who currently is on the search for a Purchasing Agent to join their rapidly growing company! This is a great opportunity to become a part of an employee-owned company!Company "WOW" factors:Employee  o...