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111 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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Purchasing AgentRandstad in Bohemia, NY posted on01/23/2015| 73 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 50,000 - $ 60,000 per year job categoryadministrative...
Job Description: Job Title: PURCHASING AGENT. Closing Date/Time: Continuous. Salary: Negotiable. Job Type: Full-Time. Location: 2100 Clarendon...
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: · Maintain a system, which meets the various raw material requirements of the facility. · Develop a sound supplier network...
The successful Purchasing Agent will prepare & process purchase requests, purchase equipment, maintain vendor relations and work with...
Purchasing Agent Job in LOUISVILLE, KY Vacancy No.V915-486-15-1299354-SR-BUDepartmentVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration...
Purchasing AgentRandstad in Pleasanton, CA posted on01/21/2015| 245 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 35.00 - $ 35.00 per hour job categorysales...
Job Title: Purchasing Agent Department: Purchasing Report To: Facility Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt SUMMARY Coordinates activities involved...
The successful Purchasing Agent will prepare & process purchase requests, purchase equipment, maintain vendor relations and work with the I...
Our Recycling & Specification Alloys Americas (RSAA) division is currently seeking to add a talented Purchasing Agent to its team at our Friendly...
Responsiblefor the purchasing function for all Center needs.Maysupervise the Purchasing Assistant. Responsible for all procurement activities...
Company Description Our company is a mail order catalog company for classic/antique and specialty auto parts. Job Description Purchasing Agent...
Company Description Commercial modular construction and manufacturing company Job Description Opening for material buyer. Experience with...
Company Description In 1971, Johnny Morris, frustrated by the lack of tackle in local stores, rented a U-Haul trailer and took off across the country...
Company Description ERIKS Seals and Plastics is a leading technical resource for seals, engineered plastics and bearings required for demanding...
Job Description Purchasing / Inventory Countertop Co seeking a seasoned purchasing agent to join our team. Duties to include but not limited to...
Purchasing Agent Job in CRANE, IN Vacancy No.NCBG154703131302176DepartmentU.S. Army Joint Munitions Command Salary$39,570.00 to $62,920...
Company Description TechniSearch is nationally recognized as an executive recruiting firm located in western KY. We serve a wide variety of clients...
Massco is looking for an independent, detail-oriented Purchasing Agent to join our Corporate office.  This position is responsible for...
Seeking Experienced Purchasing Agent for Wholesale Distributing and Converting Company. Five (5) plus years' experience as a Purchasing Agent...
Company Description: For more than 30 years, the staffing experts at Personnel Services Unlimited have been matching quality candidates with...
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