Purchasing Agent

  • location: Farmingdale, NY
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $45,000 - $50,000 per year
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Purchasing Agent

If you are interested in working in the medical technology industry and have experience in purchasing, then please apply or send your resume to diana.berlingieri@randstadusa.com!

Responsibilities:
--Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department
--Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders
--Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers
--Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation
--Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents
--Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends
--Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
--Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed
--Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

Skills:
Ability to read blueprints and understand technical specifications
Can work in a deadline driven environment
Able to multi-task and has exceptional attention to detail

Qualifications:
5 years or purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience in purchasing electro mechanical, machined and molded components
Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
Convert purchasing suggestions from ERP systems into purchase orders
Expedite deliveries for existing purchase orders
Communicate with vendors and distributors
Interact with in-house engineering, quality and manufacturing departments
Experience in medical device manufacturing a plus

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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