Robert Half International Purchasing Clerk in FRESNO, California
Accountemps is looking for a Purchasing Officer to buy products that are essential for our company’s day-to-day operations. Call Jason Lee (209)985-7387 or Sunshine Pennington (559)389-3518. The organization has over 70 years of business. As the Purchasing Office you would be joining a expanding team with room for growth.
You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels. Purchasing Officer responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers. Ultimately, you’ll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.
•Research potential vendors
•Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
•Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
•Track orders and ensure timely delivery
•Review quality of purchased products
•Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
•Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
•Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
•Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
•Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
•Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends
•Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role
•Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
•Understanding of supply chain procedures
•Solid Microsoft Office skills
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.
Salary: $15.00 - $17.00 / Hourly
Location: FRESNO, CA
Date Posted: February 16, 2021
Employment Type: Temp to Hire
Job Reference: 00310-0011635113
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance