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67 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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PROJECT MANAGER - ENGINEERING GL&V USA Inc, Lenox Ma The Pulp & Paper Group designs and globally markets equipment used in various stages of paper...
Purchasing Agent (Packaging & Manufacturing Products) Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience; 3-5 years experience in purchasing...
Purchasing Agent (1501869) Job Description Purchasing Agent - 1501869 Description D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S. , was...
Olins Division Purchasing team is currently seeking talent for the role of Purchasing Agent at our Niagara Falls Plant.  The Plant Purchasing...
POSITION SUMMARY Compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives. ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Purchasing Agent to join their team in Miami, Florida (FL).Responsibilities: Process special...
Job Title: Buyer / Purchaser Location: Fremont, OH COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Ludlow Compositesis a 65+ year old manufacturer of PVC products serving...
About Us Our company is called Staples Energy. The company originally began in 1976 and has continually evolved over decades in order to better...
Purchasing Agent Great Glendale Opportunity for Experienced Purchasing Agent Purchasing Agent   Purchasing Agent The right candidate...
PURCHASING AGENT NEEDED IN WINDOM, MN Pro Staff is pleased to partner with FAST Manufacturing, designer and manufacturer of high-quality sprayers...
Company: Rand Whitney Packaging Corp. Position Summary: The Purchasing Agent Bulk Materials (PABM) prepares and executes complex large-scale/mid...
PURCHASING AGENT Busy Smithtown Mfr seeks qualified person with 3+ years exp with metal/raw material & electronics. Immed opening. Strong computer/Word...
As a Purchasing Agent you will be responsible for quickly and accurately ordering materials. Responsibilities: Manage and control all the custom...
Requisition ID 16259BR Job Title Purchasing Agent Division 4837: AWS - Memphis Location 47207: Memphis-3840 Homewood City Memphis State TN Position...
Description We are currently looking for a Purchasing Agent for our busy Purchasing department. The Purchasing Agent manages the purchasing...
Purchase parts and keep inventory on hand in order to maintain production without interruption. Employer paid relocation along with fantastic...
Capital district manufacturer of ASME Code pressure vessels, tanks, and other steel related products seeks an experienced purchasing agent...
Railcar Maintenance & Repair Company seeks purchasing agent with vast knowledge of railcar billing and troubleshooting processes, including...
Purchasing agent secures competitive quotes and procurement of all materials and tools needed to perform company projects.  The purchasing...
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