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Purchasing Agent

Company: Robert Half
Location: Woodland
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is looking to staff a Purchaser with our rapidly growing client! The Purchaser will be responsible for researching new vendors, products, and services and negotiating contracts for the best price and value. If you are an experience purchaser with excellent communication, inventory management and analytical skills, this may be the role for you.

Your responsibilities

- Analyze costs and write reports on purchases made

- Research potential products, vendors, and services, comparing price and quality for the best deal

- Discuss and negotiate contracts with clients and vendors

- Liaise with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time

- Write orders to refill stock based on inventory monitoring

- Network with vendors and view new products at events, shows, and exhibitions

- Inspect purchased products upon delivery and reporting any issues timely

- Update all records of purchased products

- Participate in meetings with staff and other stakeholders Requirements - Associate's degree in Business Administration or related field preferred

- Quality negotiation and communication skills

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- Demonstrated organizational skills

Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

- 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

Keywords: Robert Half, Woodland , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Woodland, California

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