Purchasing Agent

Ford City, Pennsylvania
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
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Spherion Dubois, Spherion
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Job Description

We are seeking a self-motivated, friendly, and persuasive purchaser to join our team. 

In this position, you will be developing purchasing strategies, working with suppliers, and buying products and supplies for the daily operations. 

You will be responsible for finding the best combination of quality, price, and delivery. 

  • Negotiate policies and contracts with various suppliers
  • Monitor stock levels
  • Place orders as needed
  • Verify purchase requisitions 
  • Identify damaged or defective goods and work out an alternative solution with the supplier
  • Keep detailed records and enter orders into database

You must have knowledge of various species of wood and their characteristics.  You must have strong communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills, strong analytical and mathematical skills, possess the ability to evaluate market conditions and be able to make decisions on behalf of the business. 

Must have supply management, cost accounting or control engineering skills.

Please submit your resume to dubois-pa@spherion.com

Call 814.375.9675 for more information

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