Purchasing and Inventory Analyst

  • location: Nashville, TN
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $60,000 per year

job description

Purchasing and Inventory Analyst

One of our reputable clients is looking for their next Purchasing & Inventory Analyst. The ideal candidate will bring knowledge of purchasing and inventory pricipals in a manufacturing organization while also having a deep understanding of the entire supply chain. The ideal candidate also has worked with multiple vendors at any given time with some of these companies being on a global scale. If you are someone who is great at ordering and maintaining inventory who also loves numbers, this is the role for you!


  • Reviews requisitions, confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price availability and delivery schedule.
  • Reviews purchase order claims, pricing and contracts for conformance to company policy.
  • Determines methods of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests writing specification sheets.
  • Communicates with outside vendors domestic & international and export/import on on-going projects and future goals.
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery product quality or performance.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, vendors and others to determine source of trouble and takes corrective action.
  • Analyzes marketing and sales surveys on current and new product concepts-prepares cost analysis sheet.

  • Inventory Auditing
  • Managing
  • Stock Handling
  • Product Handling
  • Certified Purchasing Manager
  • State and Local Planning
  • Operational and Strategy Alignment
  • Spending Analysis and Control
  • Management Discussion and Analysis
  • Inventory - Physical
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
  • Forecasting
  • Budgeting Forecasting & Management Reporting
  • Stock Management
  • Materials Management
  • Cycle Counting
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Distribution
  • Purchasing/Procurement
  • Bachelors
  • Years of experience: 0 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

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