Buyer/Purchasing Agent

  • location: Pawtucket, RI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $45,000 - $55,000 per year
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Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Randstad is assisting in finding candidates for a direct hire, Buyer/Purchasing Agent. This candidate must have at least 3 years prior experience in Purchasing. Must be organized, accuracy and must be able to pay attention to details.
Responsibilities:
DUTIES:
?? Authorizing, printing, emailing or calling in all purchase orders to vendors and copying all internal parties required
?? Working with vendors on obtaining expected delivery dates and updating system purchase orders and required parties
?? Negotiating with vendors and buying of some materials and supplies
?? Converting all departmental supply requisitions to purchase orders, working with Accounts Payable on receipt/pricing reconciliation and administering all vendor managed inventory and service programs
?? Adding item master records and maintaining purchasing pricing files to EFI Radius software as needed
?? Managing all departmental purchase requisitions, entering items to final purchase orders where needed
?? Coordinating all job related inventory requirements through purchase requisition and free stock planning in EFI Radius software and supplying scheduling with needed information for each job
?? Performs special projects and duties as assigned by Director
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Skills:
Need strong analytical skills.
Ability to negotiate with suppliers.
Good negotiation skills.
Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS:
?? Must be organized, self-directed and highly motivated
?? Must able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities
?? Good oral and written communication skills
?? Good math skills with some understanding of accounting
?? Knowledge of negotiation strategies and tactics
?? Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent spreadsheet and document management software
?? Basic knowledge of the legal aspects of purchasing
?? Enterprise software purchasing systems, preferably Hagen, EFI Monach or EFI Radius.
?? Purchasing and vendor management procedures
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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