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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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US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required. Permanent Full-Time A career with the Forest Service...
Our client is currently seeking a purchasing agent. This job will have the following responsibilities: A growing manufacturing...
Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating...
Purchasing Agent Bethesda,MD Purchasing Agent for a large Sodexo Corporate account. Applicant will need to have a strong...
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Company Description: Commercial modular construction and manufacturing company Job Description: Opening for material buyer...
Job Description: We are looking for an outgoing candidate in the Purchasing field with experience working within the metal...
October 21, 2014 PURCHASING AGENT Quincy Compressor - Bay Minette, AL - Company Quincy Compressor Quincy Compressor - Location Bay...
Company Description: Nexeo is a proven leader in simplifying business through complete HR solutions resulting in lower costs...
Company Description: Why Sohnen Exciting growth and impact -- Sohnen is growing and you will be a key player in driving and...
Job Description: Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools...
Purchasing AgentRandstad in Twinsburg, OH posted on10/09/2014| 1088 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 16.00 - $ 20.00 per...
Company Description: Cobalt Construction is a premier engineering and general contracting firm whose rich heritage spans...
United States Citizens Permanent Full Time **_Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, From...
At Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing, LLC, we know that our future success and growth depend on hiring the right people, for the...
**Purchasing Agent** **Location:** Waterbury, VT **Job Type:** Contract **Date Posted:** Thursday, September 4, 2014 **Reference...
**Purchasing Agent** **Location:** Perrysburg, OH **Job Type:** Permanent **Date Posted:** Friday, June 20, 2014 **Reference...
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