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Purchasing Agent

  • Full Time
  • Athens TN
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Purchasing Agent
Company looking to add to their staff a skilled Purchasing Agent to negotiate pricing, build vendor relationships, and place multiple purchase o19.ders per day.
o Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
o Minimum of 2 years verifiable experience in purchasing
o Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions
o Working knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software
o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
o Outstanding organizational skills
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
o Develop profitable purchasing strategies
o Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers
o Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics
o Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts
o Place and follow up on numerous, high volume, purchase orders each day
o Ability to work in an environment with dual monitors and use multiple programs simultaneously
Education: BS / BA Business preferred or 5 years purchasing experience

Temp to hire – permanent position
Competitive benefit package including health, dental, vision, 401k with match, vacation and holiday pay and much more.

$19.00-$24.50 or more depending on experience!