We are looking for a dedicated Purchasing Agent to join our procurement team. The Purchasing Agent reports to the Purchasing Manager and is responsible for identifying suppliers, researching goods and services, processing purchase orders, and verifying delivered items.
To be successful as a Purchasing Agent you should be able to critically assess suppliers, products, and services, and negotiate the best possible deals. Ultimately, an outstanding Purchasing Agent has a keen sense of business and maintains meticulous transaction records.
Purchasing Agent Responsibilities:
Researching and comparing suppliers, goods, and services.
Selecting the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency.
Monitoring inventory levels and determining purchase needs.
Requesting cost proposals and negotiating contracts and prices.
Preparing and processing purchase orders.
Maintaining records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments.
Scheduling and verifying purchase deliveries.
Building and maintaining positive, long-term supplier relations.
Purchasing Agent Requirements:
High school degree/GED required.
Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred but not required.
Previous experience as a Purchasing Agent or in a similar position preferred but will train the right candidate.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Strong organization and documentation skills.
Strong research and analytical skills.
If you are looking for the opportunity to be part of our growing and successful company, Wilkens Manufacturing, Inc. is now accepting applications for Purchasing Agent. Applying candidate must be a team player with a good work ethic...
Wilkens Manufacturing, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits for full-time positions.
To apply, please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by our location at 1480 Hwy 183 Stockton, KS 67669 to inquire about the position.