Purchasing Agent

Norcross, GA

Post Date: 12/08/2017 Job ID: 477072 Industry: Clerical
Purchasing Agent

Job Summary

Responsible for buying goods and services. Negotiates the best deal for the company and ensures safe transportation of the product.

Primary responsibilities
Find the highest quality goods possible by reading reviews and performing extensive research.
Study current inventory levels and determine what is needed.
Ask vendors for promotional prices and incentives.
Keep abreast of changes affecting both the supply of, and demand for, needed products and materials.
Consider price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical support when choosing suppliers and merchandise.
Have a working technical knowledge of the goods or services to be purchased.
Place orders and ensure product is shipped according to deadlines.
Negotiate and supervise supply contracts.
Reinforce group purchasing

Job Requirements
Minimum of 5 years purchasing experience
Experience purchasing within the healthcare industry a PLUS
Excellent communication skills
Customer service personality
Comfortable in a business casual culture

If interested please send a resume to: sholiday@trnstaffing.com
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