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147 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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Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: Our team: Flash Broker is a family owned and operated partnership between the country's leading retail and wholesale automobile...
Company Description: STABIL Precast is a manufacturer of Architectural/Structural Precast Concrete located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Immediate...
Company Description: We are a full-service Staffing Company Specializing in the various Industries 1701 S. Mays, Suite I Round Rock, TX 78664...
Job Description: Purchasing Agent Elkhart, INĀ  Full-time, Direct hire Career Transitions, LLC is working with a client in Elkhart, IN who is seeking...
Company Description: Custom Chemical Formulators, Inc. is a family-owned and operated manufacturer (blender) and packager of chemical products...
Our client is a leading technical resource for seals, engineered plastics and bearings required for demanding applications. We provide our customers...
PURCHASING AGENT Our Purchasing Department is looking for a self-motivated individual who is able to multitask in a fast paced environment. This...
Purchasing Agent Job in ROSEBURG, OR Vacancy No.OR Merit-2015-0147DepartmentBureau of Land Management Salary$47,923.00 to $62,297.00Grade09...
Purchasing Agent Job in SALEM, VA Vacancy No.VHA-658-15-AW1329144-BUDepartmentVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Salary$31...
Purchasing Agent Job in PATUXENT RIVER, MD Vacancy No.NE51105-09-1337693K7032368DepartmentNaval Air Systems Command Salary$43,057.00...
Purchasing Agent Job in CLEVELAND, OH Vacancy No.FZ-15-MB-1331852-BUDepartmentVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Salary$37...
Purchasing Agent Job in YORKTOWN, VA Vacancy No.15-1449-SE-DB-MDepartmentU.S. Coast Guard Salary$48,403.00 to $62,920.00Grade09 to 09 Perm/TempPermanentFT/PTFull...
HS Precision has an opening for a fulltime Purchasing Agent/Buyer. An ideal candidate must be a selfstarter, with great analytical and decision...
Performs duties as a Purchasing Agent in the Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service, in the Amarillo Veterans Affairs Health Care System.Conducts...
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