Purchasing Agent

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Location
Melbourne, Florida
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 16.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_39263
Contact
Sheila Poland, Spherion
Phone
321-2550222
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Job Description

Review requisitions, place purchase orders according MRP, monitor due dates and expedite deliveries if needed
Forward available inventory items by verifying stock to scheduling deliveries
Prepare & Place RFQs, review quotes and negotiate pricing/terms to the company's best interests
Coordinate sourcing activity and ensure purchasing procedures and policies are followed
Support Quality on arriving quick resolutions for defective material situations
Review and approve Invoices
Maintain a good working relationship with Suppliers

Responsibilities:
Alert management to significant supply issues, recommend appropriate actions to ensure continuity of supply chain
Establish a culture of disciplined process improvement by evaluating and developing improved procedures and processes
Ability to read technical drawings is a plus

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Work individually and as part of the team with Engineering and vendors to develop, potential cost reductions and process improvements while maintaining the required quality of the parts and components
Manage inventory levels
Process supplier returns. Debit for material that is returned to suppliers to be processed by Accounting

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- 5 years of experience in Purchasing preferred
- Bachelors Degree


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