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Purchasing Agent
Robert Half Accountemps     Dallas, TX 75219
 Posted 26 days    

Description We are offering a contract to hire employment opportunity for a diligent and detail-focused Purchasing Agent in Dallas, Texas. The successful candidate will be instrumental in supporting our procurement department with various tasks such as sourcing new suppliers, negotiating prices, and tracking orders. This role is crucial to maintain detailed records of purchases and developing reports on purchasing activities.


• Assist in managing the supplier base, including sourcing new suppliers and maintaining relationships with existing ones.

• Negotiate prices, terms, and conditions with suppliers to ensure the best possible terms for the company.

• Prepare and submit purchase orders in a timely manner.

• Collaborate closely with the inventory team to ensure timely delivery of ordered materials and products.

• Maintain a detailed record of purchases, deliveries, and inventories.

• Track and monitor the status of purchase orders and address any issues or discrepancies with orders.

• Develop and prepare reports on purchasing activities and cost analysis.

• Manage the return of defective items and resolve any related issues.

• Keep up-to-date with market trends and relevant product developments.

• Utilize ERP Solutions, Microsoft Excel, and other relevant software to streamline purchasing processes and improve efficiency. Requirements • Proven experience as a Purchasing Agent or in a similar role

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

• Familiarity with ERP Solutions and Enterprise Resource Planning

• Knowledge of IBM AS/400 and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

• Experience with About Time software

• Strong understanding of buying processes and component selection

• Previous experience in a buyer role

• Excellent customer service skills

• Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks

• Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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