Purchasing Agent

Sonoma, CA 95476

Posted: 05/31/23 Industry: Data Entry Job Number: 125635 Pay Rate: 30.00 - 32.00

Job Description

Purchasing Agent
Sonoma - Permanent - $30-$32/hour
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
job number 125635

Our client in Sonoma is looking for a Purchasing Agent to join their team. For the right person, this job will become permanent. This job will entail identifying suppliers, researching goods and services, processing purchase orders, and verifying delivered items. This is an entry level position with room for growth.

Purchasing Agent Responsibilities:

  • Researching and comparing suppliers, goods, and services.
  • Selecting the most suitable suppliers in terms of reliability, product quality, and cost-efficiency.
  • Monitoring inventory levels and determining purchase needs.
  • Requesting cost proposals and negotiating contracts and prices.
  • Preparing and processing purchase orders.
  • Maintaining records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments.
  • Scheduling and verifying purchase deliveries.
  • Building and maintaining positive, long-term supplier relations.
  • Directly communicates with factories/vendors via email or telephone to place purchase orders, obtain current lead times, and shipment reschedules
  • Maintains all factory pricing, ensuring that all current standard part numbers, costs and pricing are updated in the system 

Purchasing Agent Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong organization and documentation skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.

Interested in this job? Call directly to 707-552-7800 to learn more and apply!

Job seekers with experience in the following positions are encouraged to apply.
Entry-Level Purchasing Agent
Purchasing Agent I
Associate Purchasing Agent
Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Meet Your Recruiter

Camila Matthews
Senior Staffing Coordinator, CSP

Camila is a fan-favorite that takes time to appreciate the important people in her life. She lives and works to make a positive difference. In another life, she would be a realtor on House Hunters. Earlier in this life, she rowed for a whaleboat team in San Francisco!

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