Robert Half Purchasing Agent in Allentown, Pennsylvania
We are looking for a progressive BUYER to add to an expanding company in the Lehigh Valley. In this BUYER position, you will be responsible for purchasing and selecting products for this company. This BUYER position is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to expand their career and grow within a reputable and stable company. A driven and productive person would thrive in this position.
Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
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.
Knowledge with SAP
Bachelor’s degree is not required but would be preferred
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