Part-Time Purchasing Agent

Oct 06, 2016
Oct 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Confidential precision manufacturing company seeks an experienced P/T Purchasing Agent to buy industrial goods and services necessary for our business. Working hours would be 20-25 hour per week, Monday through Friday, preferably afternoons. You have the means and opportunity to raise our profits by making the most high-quality and cost-effective purchases. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. The goal is to acquire supplies that are critical for the success of our business operations. ResponsibilitiesDevelop profitable purchasing strategiesAssess supplier profiles and analyze offersPrepare and implement effective negotiation tacticsManage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of good, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contractsReview supplies to ensure qualityMonitor stock levelsPrepare and submit reports, as requiredKeep updated records Requirements5+ years of experience as a purchasing agent or relevant roleDemonstrated experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditionsKnowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practicesWorking knowledge of MS Office and the internet for sourcing goods and materialsExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsA strong analytical mindsetOutstanding organizational and follow-up skills **This position does have the potential to become Full-Time in the future with benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.