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Purchasing Agent in Boston, MA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    348385

Job Description


Looking for a great addition to a great local company! Provides free parking for employees and starting at 50k!
Purchasing Agent Job Duties:

  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
  • Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
  • Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
  • Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
  • Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


Purchasing Agent Skills and Qualifications:
Supply Management, Tracking Budget Expenses, Vendor Relationships, Organization, Customer Service, Documentation Skills, Supply Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Cost Accounting, Control Engineering