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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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Job Summary Primary responsibilities will include purchasing parts for our manufacturing division, evaluating and approving...
Position Title: Purchasing Agent Job Summary: The Purchasing Agent is responsible for the procurement of a variety of materials...
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## Minimum Requirements Education: Associate''s degree in Business Administration and at least 5 years of job-related experience...
Company Logo: Requisition Number: 14-2679 Job Title: Purchasing Agent Area of Interest: Purchasing Company: Compressor Systems City...
The Purchasing Agent will perform all aspects of the purchasing process for new hotel openings, renovations, and capital...
**Summary:** Obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes...
Company Kiewit is one of North America''s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its...
Purchasing Agent Location: CA - Alberta Department: Procurement Employment Duration: Full time # of Openings: 1 Description Purchasing...
PURCHASING AGENT  Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADVS), where highly skilled professionals power the market in...
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# Position Summary The Purchasing Agent is responsible for purchasing, tracking, and managing the maintenance shop inventory...
3138">Purchasing Agent Job Code :3138 Division :Triumph Structures - Long Island Location :Westbury NY US 11590 % of Travel...
Specific Responsibilities ยท Prepare written inquiries or obtain verbal or written quotes for vendor supplied items and subcontracts...
We want to attract and retain the best talent in the industry. To meet this goal, we are creating a workplace where our employees...
# Job Description * Perform a variety of duties in support of the purchasing department under the general direction of the...
Purchasing Agent Department: Purchasing Requisition ID: 3689 Schedule Type: Full-Time Shift: Days Location: Medical Center...
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**PURCHASING AGENT** **PRIMARY FUNCTION:** Responsible for the purchase and/or lease of construction materials, tools, supplies...
An industry leading capital equipment manufacturer is activley seeking a Purchasing Buyer to add to their growing team. Headquartered...
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