Robert Half International Purchaser in Eagan, Minnesota
Accountemps is seeking a tech-savvy Purchaser with a keen eye for detail to buy various goods for our client's growing company. The Purchaser's duties will include conducting market research, building a network of reliable vendors and service providers, negotiating the best contracts, inspecting deliveries, and traveling overseas to secure deals and meet with potential clients. You should have stellar communication skills and display a high degree of cultural sensitivity to fill this role.
To be successful as a Purchaser, applicants should be able to identify emerging consumer trends and have a good ability to read people. Outstanding Purchasers are able to juggle multiple responsibilities at once and make important decisions in fast-paced environments.
-Conducting research on potential products, vendors, and services, and comparing price and quality to ensure the best deal.
-Meeting with vendors and clients to negotiate the best contracts.
-Liaising with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time.
-Monitoring inventory and writing orders to refill stock.
-Attending events, shows, and exhibitions to network with vendors and view new products.
-Inspecting purchased products upon delivery and reporting any issues timely.
-Updating all records of purchased products.
-Writing reports on purchases made and performing cost analyses.
-Attending and contributing to meetings with staff and other stakeholders.
-High school diploma.
-Retail experience or similar.
-Practical experience with purchasing software.
-Strong analytical skills.
-Sound research and networking skills.
-Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
-1+ years of purchasing/buyer experience is preferred.
If you are interested please send your resume to Madison Carey at Madison.Carey@officeteam.com and call to go over further details at 952-882-9919.
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.
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Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 / Hourly
Location: Eagan, MN
Date Posted: October 13, 2020
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 02360-9502721927
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance