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72 Purchasing Agent Jobs Nationwide

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 Description: We are currently seeking a Purchasing Agent for a growing environmental company located in Orange County...
Supply Chain Assistant for immediate contract opportunity in Burlington, VT area for a growing manufacturing company. The...
Company Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its...
Company Description: Excel Personnel Services is your local staffing partner. We have been servicing the workforce needs...
Company Description: Headquartered in Augusta, Georgia and founded in 1973, MAU Workforce Solutions is a multi-faceted business...
Company Description: Liberty Personnel is widely recognized as the finest direct placement and contract recruiting firm in...
BASIC FUNCTION OF PURCHASING AGENT: To secure purchasing relationships with a wide spectrum of vendors for the purpose of...
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*Title: Purchasing Agent* *Location: IL-Olmsted* *Other Locations: * PDS Tech is seeking an Purchasing Agent for an open...
Material Planning and Purchasing Specialist in needed for a automotive component manufacturer near Detroit, MI. Must have...
*Title: Purchasing Agent* *Location: MO-Saint Louis* * /Purchasing Agents - Best place to work in St. Louis (located Downtown...
Company Description: Koehler Instrument Co., Inc. is a leading manufacturer in the Petroleum / Petrochemical industry, providing...
**POSITION SUMMARY:** Provides data analysis support to Purchasing and Fleet Department **ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES...
Purchasing Agent Location: CA - Alberta Department: Procurement Employment Duration: Full time # of Openings: 1 Description Purchasing...
Company Description: Clark Personnel Services has been in business since 1978. Locally owned and operated. We never charge...
Company Description: Recognized as one of the fastest growing private companies in America and ranked on the 2014 Inc. 5000...
Title: Purchasing Coordinator-Manager & Sales Support Location: North Dallas Compensation: based upon experience PURCHASING...
Company Description: Edge Systems LLC is an FDA registered manufacturer of advanced aesthetic technologies and medical grade...
Purchasing Agent Job Purpose: Obtains requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt...
Company Description: Mi-Jack Canada is a distributor and manufacturer of construction cranes, located in Leduc, AB, Canada...
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