Woodway, Texas
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 45,000 - US$ 55,000 per year, $45k - 55k per year + none
Ref. Number
Kennedy,Sandra, Spherion
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Purchasing Agent


The manufacturing Purchasing Agent negotiates vendor terms, prices and schedules delivery using knowledge of budget and schedule requirements.

Essential Functions

1. Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
2. Quick learner and innovative
3. Carries out warehouse and inventory control policies and procedures.
4. Uses knowledge of material work planning and methods engineering processes and procedures to coordinate product deliveries.
5. Willing to challenge improve current system
6. Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.
7. Uses knowledge of machines and equipment to schedule items necessary to continual production cycles.


1. Technical Capacity.
2. Financial Management.
3. Communication Proficiency.
4. Time Management.
5. Discretion.
6. Decision Making.

Working hours: 8-5

Reports to Customer Service Manager

Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

Front office staff will have to go into factory and warehouse daily to check on supplies as needed.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position.

Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00, 40 hours per week.

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

1.-High school diploma.
2.-Minimum of 2 years of purchasing related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned tasks
3.-Experience in manufacturing industry

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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