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Robert Half Purchasing Agent in York, Pennsylvania


We are working with a client in the York area who is seeking an experienced Buyer to join their procurement team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods and services to meet the company's operational needs. The Buyer will work closely with suppliers, negotiate contracts, monitor inventory levels, and ensure timely delivery of products. This is a long term temporary role that is right for a candidate who wants to sharpen their skills while continuing a permanent search.


  • Source and purchase goods and services in line with company policies and budgetary requirements

  • Evaluate suppliers and negotiate contracts for best terms and pricing

  • Monitor inventory levels and ensure timely replenishment

  • Collaborate with internal teams to understand purchasing needs and requirements

  • Maintain accurate records of purchases, pricing, and supplier information

  • Resolve supplier issues and discrepancies in a timely manner

  • Stay current with industry trends and market conditions to inform purchasing decisions



  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or related field preferred

  • Proven experience as a Buyer or similar role

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and purchasing software

  • Knowledge of supply chain management principles

  • Certification in purchasing or supply chain management is a plus

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