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Robert Half Purchasing Agent in Rochester, New Hampshire

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client seeking a Purchasing Agent. The Purchasing Agent will be responsible for collaborating and negotiating 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!

How you will make an impact

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

  • Support maintenance of records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments

  • Request cost proposals, negotiating contracts and prices

  • Prepare and present detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures, etc.)

  • Assess supplier profiles and examine offers

  • Track inventory levels and decide on purchase needs

  • Assess and compare suppliers, goods, and services

  • Design and organize purchase orders Requirements - Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position

  • Strong research and analytical skills

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

  • High school diploma or GED required

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

  • Quality negotiation and communication skills

  • Excellent organization and documentation skills

If you have immediate availability and meet the qualifications, you may be the candidate we've been searching for and we encourage you to contact us today!

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