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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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The Purchasing Agent will be a member of the Purchasing team in the Financial Services core administration unit in the KU Office of Research. They...
michigan_paving.gif   City:  Canton State:  Michigan Postal/Zip Code: 48188   Michigan Paving and Materials, a vertically integrated Oldcastle...
Job Description: Bennington College invites applications for an engaging, hands-on purchasing agent. This new position will join a collegial...
Company Description: North America's leader in Track and Transit & Systems construction and maintenance services RailWorks Corporation...
PURCHASING AGENT Western PA Company accepting applications for PURCHASING AGENT. Responsibilities include: placing purchase orders and working...
Steele Bros. Heating, Inc. is a heating, air conditioning, and plumbing company located in Sedalia, CO. This business is family owned and operated...
At Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing, LLC, we know that our future success and growth depend on hiring the right people, for the right jobs, at the right...
Avotek, a leading supplier of Aviation Maintenace Training Equipment, is now accepting resumes/ applications for a purchasing agent.  Responibilities...
Purchasing Agent Leading industrial sales and services provider seeks an experienced Purchasing Agent for our Baton Rouge corporate headquarters...
Metalworking company in Sanford looking for Purchasing Agent to handle inventory and tooling procurement. Responsible for all aspects within...
City: Harrisburg State: Pennsylvania Postal/Zip Code: 17104 Pennsy Supply, part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the...
pennsy.gif   City:  Harrisburg State:  Pennsylvania Postal/Zip Code: 17104   Pennsy Supply, part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle...
Are you a multi-tasker, who likes to be busy & is comfortable working with numbers? If so, we might have the job for you! We are looking for a highly...
XL Contracting, Inc. of St. Peters, MO is seeking a well-qualified bookkeeper to fill a position as a purchasing agent. The position requires the...
Purchasing Agent Company Snapshot We are metal fabricators based in the Greater Seattle Area. Yet we exist for more than simply metal fabrication...
Purchasing Agent Company Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than...
Caldwell Community College Technical Institute Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Purchasing Agent Caldwell Campus Qualifications...
Job Description: Description We are currently looking for a Purchasing Agent for our busy Purchasing department. The Purchasing Agent manages...
Company Description: Rapidly growing GK Machine Inc. is currently seeking new employees. We are a custom fabrication shop, manufacturer of machinery...
PROJECT MANAGER - ENGINEERING GL&V USA Inc, Lenox Ma The Pulp & Paper Group designs and globally markets equipment used in various stages...
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