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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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Division : Wood Products Responsibilities : ***This position is for a Purchasing Agent I or II DOE *** Responsible for developing and maintaining...
Job is located in Claremont, NC. Responsible for purchasing all raw materials, services, and operating supplies to support the production schedule...
Responsible for purchasing all raw materials, services, and operating supplies to support the production schedule for a multi-plant operation...
Department : Purchasing D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York...
Purchasing Assistant Betts Industries, Inc., a 113 year young Warren, PA based manufacturing company, is seeking a Purchasing Assistant. Duties...
PURCHASING AGENT Niagara Falls City School District has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Agent. Responsibilities include purchasing all...
Purchasing Agent Needed in Chatsworth!Fast growing company in the Nutraceutical industry is seeking an experienced Purchasing Agent.Job FunctionThis...
Sales/Purchasing Positions The Mann and Parker Lumber Company has two immediate openings in our Marketing Division. We currently are accepting...
Purchasing Agent We are seeking an experienced Purchasing / Sourcing Agent needed for established and growing e-commerce retail company in the...
Purchasing AgentRandstad in Buford, GA posted on11/13/2014| 101 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 45,000 - $ 50,000 per year job categoryadministrative...
Do youenjoy working with young adults, thrive in a fast paced environment andappreciate the rewards that come with success? Little Rock Job Corps...
Zodiac Airline Cabin Interiors Bellingham, WA Excellent Career Opportunity   Purchasing Agent   Join the ZACI Team in our purchasing...
The Inventory/Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for placing pre-approved orders with miscellaneous vendors. Enters purchase order information...
Established e-commerce company is seeking an experienced Purchasing / Sourcing Agent needed for established and growing commerical supply...
Messier-Bugatti USA is seeking applicants for growing Richwood, KY aerospace manufacturing operation.Evaluates and processes purchase requisitions...
Messier-Bugatti USA is seeking applicants for growing Richwood, KY aerospace manufacturing operation.Evaluates and processes purchase requisitions...
PURCHASING AGENT TANGOs client is near Long Beach, CA.  TANGOs client is a major supplier in tubing, pipe, merchant bar, beams, plate, coil...
Company in the greater Sacramento area is looking for aPurchasing Agent. Candidates must have a solid shipping/receiving background. 3years...
Job Description: We are currently seeking a Purchasing Agent for a growing environmental company located in Orange County. The candidate will...
Purchasing Agent- Topeka, KansasVery stable company looking for a Purchasing AgentJob Duties:Must be able to negotiate prices and make purchases...
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