Job Description

Our client, located in NW Atlanta is searching for a Purchasing Agent.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
  • Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
  • Formulate policies and procedures for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services.
  • Maintain and review computerized or manual records of purchased items, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories.
  • Research, monitor, and evaluate suppliers, based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Confer with staff and research and source materials, parts and equipment.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
  • Study sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that facilitate employee access to materials and parts.
  • Review product specifications and maintain a working technical knowledge of the goods or services to be purchased.
  • Monitor changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets.
  • Management of purchasing documents/purchase orders within software and update any changes in pricing and due dates electronically to ensure accurate MRP projections
  • Manage weekly confirmations of deliveries and ensure that the team is updated with delays or other vital information.
  • Match receiving records, purchase orders and invoices upon receipt and confirm accuracy of counts and pricing across all documents.
  • Identify and resolve any discrepancies between vendor invoiced pricing and purchase order pricing.
  • Input invoices (will include non-po driven costs) into accounting system on a timely basis.

This position is a Temp-To-Hire position. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to Joanmarie Bolding, Managing Director of Recruiting.

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Kennesaw GA
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