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PURCHASING AGENT

OKC, OK 73127

Posted: 02/05/2024 Employment Type: DirectHire Job Category: General Office Job Number: 227632 Pay Rate: $50000.00/year

Job Description

Job Title: Purchasing Specialist

Job Summary: Are you an exceptional candidate with a knack for negotiation and a passion for purchasing? We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Purchasing Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for performing purchasing functions, setting up new vendors, negotiating pricing, and ensuring adherence to terms and conditions. If you have a quirky and enthusiastic approach to business, we want to hear from you!

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and/or at least 2 years of experience required

Skills Required: To succeed in this role, you must possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Proficiency in computer skills, including Excel, Word, and Sage 100.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a proven ability to negotiate effectively.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Essential Job Functions : As a Purchasing Specialist, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Purchasing goods and services in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Collaborating with managers to maintain optimal inventory levels.

  • Evaluating vendors based on price, reliability, capability, and past transaction history.

  • Engaging with vendors to negotiate volume discounts, cash transaction discounts, and other available discounts.

  • Ensuring that purchasing documents are comprehensive, accurate, and include appropriate and reasonable terms and conditions.

  • Maintaining pricing histories and other essential vendor records.

  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

  • Serving as a backup for other assigned duties as needed.

If you have a keen eye for detail, excellent negotiation skills, and a passion for managing the purchasing process, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and bring your unique and quirky approach to the world of business as we navigate the challenges of procurement and vendor management.

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