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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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Company Description: Hallway Plumbing is a family owned business which takes pride in completing every job professionally, efficiently, and...
Company Description: Gold Metal Recyclers (GMR) has served the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex in metals recycling since 1976 and today stands as one...
Please Note: This announcement is not intended to cover all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of this position.The Purchasing...
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Job Description: Duties to include but not limited to: Purchase the highest quality medical supplies at the lowestpossible prices and in correct...
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Company Description: SAVARD staffing Services is a Louisiana corporation that established its first location in Baton Rouge, LA in 1998. Initially...
Job Description: We are a custom manufacturer based outside of Providence. We are seeking an energetic individual to join our dynamic team as a...
Job Description: Our client is currently seeking a driven and ambitious Purchasing Agent to join their team. This is a unique opportunity for a...
Job Description: We are on the lookout for a driven individual with a passion for the ingredients and packaged food industry. One of our clients...
Company Description: Steel equipment manufacturer for the seed industry. Job Description: Essential Functions Assists with answering/screening...
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Company Description: www.faulknerdesign.com Job Description: The Purchasing Agent position reports to the Vice President or Design Director...
Company Description: We are a full-service Staffing Company Specializing in the various Industries 1701 S. Mays, Suite I Round Rock, TX 78664...
Purchasing AgentRandstad in Richmond, KY posted on04/15/2015| 53 viewsemail to a friendprint salary$ 41,000 - $ 46,000 per year job categoryretail...
Company Description: Gulf Engineering has been successfully engaged in business since 1924. Founded by S. V. Massimini, Sr., an Italian immigrant...
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