Purchasing Agent

Birmingham, AL - Onsite

Job ID: 32542
Posted: 2022-11-23
Employment Type: Direct Hire
USDSalary: $USD50000

We are seeking a Purchasing Agent for a client in the Pelham, AL area! This is a Direct Hire position.


PAY RANGE: $50,000-60,000


What you’ll be doing (duties of this position):

  • Process stock orders
  • Order and track drop ship parts through the delivery process
  • Research and evaluate suppliers
  • Monitor, plan, and report on inventory levels
  • Negotiate and renegotiate pricing with suppliers
  • Evaluate supplier performance
  • Coordinate with engineering to determine parts needed
  • Collaborate with sales to improve product packing and labeling
  • Assist shipping with receiving parts into the warehouse. 

What you’ll need to be considered (requirements):

  • 4-year degree in business, supply chain management, or relevant degree.
  • Prior experience as a buyer, purchasing agent, or project management.
  • Proven history of negotiating terms with suppliers and customers.  
  • Good math and analytical skills.
  • Software and database experience.
  • Ability to lift up-to 50 lbs. on an infrequent basis. 

What could set you apart?:

  • Experience in manufacturing, construction or industrial industries. 



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