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PURCHASING AGENT
Summary
Title:PURCHASING AGENT
ID:91918
Department:Headquarters
Location:Garden City, NY
Description
Purchasing Agent
Employee Type: Full Time – Salaried Position
Work Hours: 10am to 6pm
Location: Garden City, NY


Objective: The purchasing agent’s purpose is to direct and manage all purchasing activity for the company.  The ideal candidate would be a self starter who will negotiate and research for cost effective ways to improve daily purchasing power to remain within or lower than budget parameters.

Responsibilities but not limited to:
 
  • Research, collect, and compile data to assist managers and their staff in achieving the purchasing needs of the organization
  • Oversee the receipt, storage, and distribution of all incoming supplies and equipment
  • Responsible for following and promoting procurement policies and procedures
  • Take corrective action to coordinate with vendors the replacement of defective or unacceptable goods and services
  • Regularly audit the performance of products/services to evaluate the effectiveness and proactively address potential issues.
  • Responsible for the review of accuracy in purchase orders, invoices and/or credits
  • Researching companies to find the best vendors for our business’ daily expenses
  • Oversee inventory of office supplies/items and uniforms in each location
  • Manage the deduction/ payment plans associated with particular products
  • Reporting expenses per state/ per office
Required:
 
  • High School Diploma
  • Clean Driver Record
  • Take charge attitude
  • Ability to negotiate pricing
  • Excellent interpersonal s kills
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs
Preferred Skills:
 
  • Prior experience with budgets and analyzing cost
  • Previous purchasing experience
  • Passion for cost savings
  • Analytical thinking process
  • Organization and prioritization skills
 
Candidates must be willing to participate in a full background check, drug test, and confirm 10 years of employment history.  
 
  • Medical, Health, Vision, Life, 401k, Paid time off, Paid Holidays
  • Competitive Salary
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!!!
 
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