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Purchasing Agent

Company: Robert Half
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client looking for a Purchasing Agent. The Purchasing Agent will be responsible to work and negotiate with suppliers to purchase goods and services for the company. As the Purchasing Agent you will be locating suppliers, researching goods, services and materials and processing purchasing orders. If you are a highly analytical and deadline oriented professional, this is the Purchasing Agent position for you!

What you get to do every day

- Inquire about cost proposals and negotiate prices and contracts

- Prepare and submit detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures, etc.)

- Process and prepare purchase orders

- Research supplier profiles and analyze offers

- Perform research and then compare suppliers, goods, and services

- Oversee relationships with key suppliers to maintain compliance to terms of contracts, quality of goods, and timely delivery

- Monitor inventory levels and determine purchase needs

- Support maintenance of records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments Requirements - Proficiency in CRM, ERP, and inventory management software programs

- Prior experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position

- Excellent organization and documentation skills

- Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred

- Must have strong research skills and excellent analytical thinking

- Quality negotiation and communication skills

- High school diploma or GED required

Contact us today if you are available to start promptly and meet all the qualifications.


Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

- 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

Keywords: Robert Half, Cary , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Cary, North Carolina

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