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Purchasing Agent

Robert Half

This is a Contract position in Bakersfield, CA posted January 11, 2020.

Ref ID: 00260-9502397673 Classification: Purchasing Agent Compensation: DOE Accountemps is looking for a Purchasing Agent.

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.

Responsibilities Develop profitable purchasing strategies Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts Review supplies to ensure quality Monitor stock levels Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures etc.) Keep updated records Attend events, fairs and exhibitions to keep abreast of the market’s trends Proven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role Demonstrable experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions Knowledge of market research, data analysis and purchasing best practices Working knowledge of MS Office and purchasing software (e.g.

SpendMap) Excellent communication and interpersonal skills A strong analytical mindset Outstanding organizational skills BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA will be considered a plus submit your resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] 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.

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