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Purchasing Agent

Manufacturing Company Norcross, GA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

US manufacturing company north of Atlanta is looking for a skilled Purchasing Agent to buy goods and services necessary for their business.

You will be the ideal candidate if you have a keen eye for detail and a commercial mindset. Your communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain our profitable relationships with our suppliers in the US and in Asia.

 

Your Role:

  • Work with Management to ensure our suppliers are continuously improving in the areas of quality, cost, service and delivery performance.
  • Verify receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolve shipments in error with suppliers, authorize payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
  • Monitor status of the timely resolution, communication and mitigation of future potential problems by forecast and expediting time-critical orders.
  • Manage and resolve issues regarding returns and quality issues.
  • Manage inventory levels to ensure ready availability while maintaining an optimal inventory level.
  • Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtain recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtain approval where required by company policy.

Qualifications:

  • College degree, preferably in business administration, procurement or logistics.
  • Five (5) years in the B2B business, much of which has been in purchasing.
  • Must have sound negotiating skills, proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and written form.
  • Experience with complex transactions with little supervision.
  • Must have a keen eye for detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to read and understand work flows.
  • Experience working with ERP and PC applications, including common software such as Microsoft Office, also a willingness to learn company created software for managing projects.
  • Experience with suppliers in China is preferred.
Company Description
A fun, fast-paced, growth-oriented, multi-million dollar manufacturer of cabinet and display lighting

Manufacturing Company

Why Work Here?
A very fun team dealing with leaders in the retail, hospitality, commercial and residential design communities.

A fun, fast-paced, growth-oriented, multi-million dollar manufacturer of cabinet and display lighting

Address

Norcross, GA
USA

Industry

Business

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