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Purchasing Agent

Robert Half

This is a Contract position in Fresno, CA posted February 1, 2020.

Ref ID: 00310-9502411492 Classification: Purchasing Agent Compensation: $17.00 to $20.00 hourly Purchasing: Accountemps is looking for a Purchasing Agent to buy products that are essential for our company’s day-to-day operations.

You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.

Purchasing Agent responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g.

on orders and costs.) For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers.

Ultimately, you’ll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.

•Research potential vendors
•Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
•Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
•Track orders and ensure timely delivery
•Review quality of purchased products
•Enter order details (e.g.

vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
•Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
•Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
•Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
•Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
•Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends Please call us at: 559.439.4861 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] Requirements
•Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role
•Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
•Hands-on experience with purchasing software
•Understanding of supply chain procedures
•Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
•Negotiation skills
•BS in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis.

Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career.

Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career.

We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels.

From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

But don’t take our word for it.

Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S.

job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.

All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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