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Purchasing Specialist

Addison Group Philadelphia, PA

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Job Description
Job Code: #494152
Title: Purchasing Specialist
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Job Location: Philadelphia PA

Job Description:

Purchasing Specialist:
  • Navigate Fishbowl Inventory to process purchasing orders
  • Develop cost-effective strategies for the purchasing of products and goods used in the business
  • Responsible for the purchasing of about 2,500 products through 100+ vendors
  • Improve relationships with active suppliers
  • Evaluate purchasing spending operations and seek  to improve and the quality and timeliness of delivery on products purchased
  • Communicate with management regularly regarding the efficient flow of goods and services affecting customer deliveries
  • Negotiate pricing and quality from new and existing vendors 
  • Compare vendors’ pricing and products on a regular basis
  • Manage purchasing budget
  • Develop and maintain records, spreadsheets, and supporting documentation regarding supplier’s requirements and product information

Experience/Education

  • At least 1-2 years of purchasing experience, international purchasing a plus
  • Experience purchasing over 1,000 different products
  • Minimum of a Highschool Diploma/GED, Associates Degree a plus
  • Must possess excellent negotiation skills, strong organization, communication, and time management skills
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office 365 (proficient in Excel), QuickBooks, and ERP systems
  • Able to manage and work on multiple activities, projects, and timelines each day
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in procurement and inventory principles, theories, and processes
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation

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Company Description
The Addison Group is a leading staffing firm based in Chicago, IL that specializes in connecting opportunities and candidates in Administration & HR, Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Information Technology. Founded in 1999, Addison Group has now established a coast to coast presence, with 22 offices nationwide: Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (HQ), Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Reston, Rockville, San Antonio, San Francisco, Schaumburg, Seattle, Tulsa, and Washington, DC.

Named a “Top 50” Fastest Growing Company, Addison Group continues to achieve success and growth while fostering a competitive yet team-oriented environment. Addison Group is an Inavero’s Best of Staffing winner for the past six years. Addison Group is focused on organic growth—each year we promote people from within to open new branches and lines of business. Addison Group is a team-oriented work environment with a work hard/play hard atmosphere—Addison has been recognized by many publications as one of the top best places to work for the past five years. Visit our website to learn more: addisongroup.com

Addison Group

The Addison Group is a leading staffing firm based in Chicago, IL that specializes in connecting opportunities and candidates in Administration & HR, Engineering, Finance & Accounting, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Information Technology. Founded in 1999, Addison Group has now established a coast to coast presence, with 22 offices nationwide: Austin, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago (HQ), Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Reston, Rockville, San Antonio, San Francisco, Schaumburg, Seattle, Tulsa, and Washington, DC. Named a “Top 50” Fastest Growing Company, Addison Group continues to achieve success and growth while fostering a competitive yet team-oriented environment. Addison Group is an Inavero’s Best of Staffing winner for the past six years. Addison Group is focused on organic growth—each year we promote people from within to open new branches and lines of business. Addison Group is a team-oriented work environment with a work hard/play hard atmosphere—Addison has been recognized by many publications as one of the top best places to work for the past five years. Visit our website to learn more: addisongroup.com

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