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Purchasing Agent

Description:Purchasing Agent

The Purchasing Agent, or Buyer, purchases products that PECTEC uses. The Purchasing Agent also may research and identify potential vendors, negotiate contract terms with vendors, and monitor and report on vendorsí performance.

Essential Functions:
Vendor/supplier evaluations.
Creating and issuing POís and tracking vendor shipments
Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other information to determine reasonable prices.
Help work out vendor policies (e.g., when products are delivered).
Meet with Production, Quality, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services.
Evaluate and monitor vendor contracts (ensure that vendors and supplies comply with terms and conditions and determine if changes are needed).
Maintain and review records of items bought, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories.
Obtain and distribute MSDS information where needed; replaces and disposes of obsolete copies.
Obtain RAW materials, office supplies (e.g., writing pads, pens, copier/scanner cartridges), tools for production / assembly, etc., as needed.
Perform other job-related duties, as needed.
Reports directly to the Operations Manager. Works in conjunction with Production, Sales, Human Resources, Safety, and other departments to ensure they have sufficient quantities of materials.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A high school diploma is required; an associateís or bachelorís degree in accounting or business administration is preferred.
Require 1-3 years of experience as a buyer.
Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels are essential.
Strong math skills.
Need someone who can work independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply:
Please send resume to ava@flatfeehiring.com for consideration.
Salary:Depends on Experience
Category: Sales/Business Development
Location:Spartanburg, SC
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