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Robert Half Purchasing Agent in GREENVILLE, South Carolina

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client looking for a Purchasing Agent. The Purchasing Agent will be responsible to work and negotiate with suppliers to purchase goods and services for the company. In this position you will be locating suppliers, researching goods, services and materials and processing purchasing orders. Are you are a highly analytical and deadline oriented professional? Then this is the Purchasing Agent position for you!

Key responsibilities

  • Research and compare suppliers, goods, and services

  • Manage relationships with key suppliers to ensure quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts

  • Prepare and organize purchase orders

  • Develop and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures, etc.)

  • Assess supplier profiles and examine offers

  • Request cost proposals and negotiate contracts and prices

  • Document records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments

  • Track inventory levels and decide on purchase needs Requirements

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Excellent research and analytical skills

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Strong organization and documentation skills

  • Prior experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position

  • Proficiency in CRM, ERP, and inventory management software programs

  • Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred

We want to hear from you if you have the right skills for this role and are available to start immediately!

.If you would like to be considered for this role, please send a copy of your resume to: thomas.baird@roberthalf

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