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54 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 Agent 06.16.15 Employment type: Full-time Location: Dallas Occupation: Purchasing Our Dallas Division is looking for a Purchasing...
Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Travel The Purchasing Department at the University of Iowa is currently hiring two Purchasing Agents. The entry...
Purchasing Agent Kiswire Pine Bluff, Inc. located in White Hall, Arkansas Industrial Park has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Agent. Candidate...
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, the quick-casual fresh Mexican chain that franchises or operates Baja Fresh Mexican Grill restaurants in 26 states...
Job Description: # Description. *job SUMMARY* Responsible for the development of sourcing strategies across numerous cross-functional areas...
Purchasing Agent Cardinal Glass is accepting applications for a Purchasing Agent. Candidate must have previous purchasing experience. Job...
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Job Description: 55003229-51180864-20150601094507 Agency Name: Transportation. Description: Working Title: PURCHASING AGENT. Broadband/Class...
- Solicit quotes, perform pricing analysis, and negotiate pricing for construction materials and equipment - Interaction and coordination...
job SUMMARY Responsible for the development of sourcing strategies across numerous cross-functional areas, within the organization including...
Purchasing department of National Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Wholesale Distributor is seeking a highly motivated individual...
Job Description: Purchasing Agent II- Buyer. Date: May 25, 2015. Location: Minneapolis, MN, US Company: Kiewit. Kiewit is one of North America's...
Job Description: Purchasing Agent II- Execution. Date: May 24, 2015. Location: Lenexa, KS, US Company: Kiewit. Kiewit is one of North America's...
Job Description: Purchasing Agent. 1 Date: May 28, 2015. Location: Irving, TX, US Company: Kiewit. Kiewit is one of North America's largest and...
Job Description: Purchasing Agent II- Buyer. Date: May 19, 2015. Location: Denver, CO, US Company: Kiewit. Kiewit is one of North America's largest...
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