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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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Purchasing AgentRandstad in Gilbert, AZ posted on08/28/2014| 119 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 45,000 - $ 45,000 per...
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PURCHASING AGENT Graniteville Specialty Fabrics requires an experienced Purchasing Agent for their Graniteville plant / operations...
Purchasing Agent MSI MOLD BUILDERS, a leader in the manufacture of medium-to-large injection and structural foam molds with...
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