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Robert Half Purchasing Agent in Lincoln, Nebraska

Description

We are looking for the next Purchasing Agent for a well established manufacturer in the Lincoln, NE area. You will find and purchase products from "build to print". You will also be locating suppliers, researching goods, services and materials and processing purchasing orders.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating suppliers by considering price, quality, availability and other criteria

  • Interviewing vendors and visiting suppliers’ facilities to learn about products, services and pricing

  • Negotiating contracts with vendors and suppliers to obtain the best deals on behalf of the company

  • Verifying purchases by comparing them to a master list and recommending alternatives for expensive or irrelevant products

  • Interacting with suppliers to schedule delivery times and resolve shipping errors

  • Authorizing payments and maintain receipts, records and inventories

  • Attend industry trade shows to learn about and stay current on trends and to meet suppliers

    Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Purchasing: 1 year of experience required.

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