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A purchasing agent is responsible for negotiating prices for materials and stocking the products a business needs to operate. Employees who need supplies typically submit a request for materials to a purchasing agent. The agent reviews the request, determines who the best supplier is for the materials and secures the shipment of goods.


Skill Sets: Purchasing agents should have strong analytical skills as they must research and qualify vendors. The ability to communicate clearly is important. They should have knowledge of the industry they are working in and solid organizational skills. They should be able to adhere to deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously.


Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Courses in office software, office business machinery and database management are desirable. Certification courses and associates degrees in purchasing management are available.


Career Path: Work for a company as an assistant to a purchasing agent. Pursue an associates degree in purchasing management. Internships are a great way to build your resume.

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Company Description: LMT Mercer Group, Inc was formed in 1987 and supplies the vinyl and wood composite fence and deck industry with high quality...
Job Description: Highland Custom Homes is a luxury custom homebuilder seeking an energetic, polished and detailed Purchasing Agent to oversee...
Company Description: Our company is a mail order catalog company for classic/antique and specialty auto parts. Job Description: Purchasing...
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Company Description: Steel Craft Technologies is an ISO 9001-2008 certified steel service center, located in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area...
Company Description: Konecranes is the industry shaping global leader in manufacturing and servicing overhead cranes and other lifting equipment...
Company Description: Ship repair and related marine services. Job Description: Job Purpose: Obtains supplies, services and equipment by procurement...
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Private company with over $15M annual revenues that performs all plumbing and mechanical piping needs for both General Contractors and Owners...
Our client is seeking a purchasing agent for their Corpus Christi, TX location. Obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding...
Job Details: * Oversees the process of procuring goods and purchased services by asking for proposals, consulting with suppliers, and reviewing...
Company Description: Nexeo is a proven leader in simplifying business through complete HR solutions resulting in lower costs, increased productivity...
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Minimum QualificationsYOU MUST BE A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT TO THIS POSITION. Purchasing Agent: Eligible for transfer...
Description Purchasing Agent Pay: Up to $19/hr DOE Local firm located near the airport is looking for a Purchasing Agent to join their team. In this...
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