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Purchasing Agent
Salary Range: $19.23 to $21.64
Summary: Prepares purchase orders for all purchases and works with vendors in maintaining adequate inventory.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
Negotiate and review blanket orders and long-term purchase agreements.
Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
Executes all daily processes related to the external procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment, supplies and services required at minimum cost, consistent with company terms, delivery requirements and quality specifications.
Monitor performance and capabilities of vendors to insure maintenance of delivery, quality and price commitments
Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
Prepares purchase orders.
Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, purchase costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
Polices the procurement process ensuring that established policies and procedures are adhered to by all parties.

About The Hughes Agency:

The Hughes Agency strives to be the top staffing agency in the Central Arkansas area. Since 1988, we have made a commitment to serve the community businesses in passionately helping them with their staffing needs. Whether you are looking for temporary or long term help, we are here to complete all of your staffing needs.


Carolyn Squires-Hughes & Brad Hughes

We pledge to our employees....

To place you in a clean and safe working environment
To place you in a job that efficiently uses your work skills and personality
To work hard to place you in a quality job as soon as possible
To treat you with respect and dignity at all times.
We pledge to our clients...
To offer you the most qualified employees possible
To immediately start working on filling staffing orders once we hear from you
To work with you in order to fill specialty staffing requests
To go well beyond the call of duty to help you in your business needs
To prove to you that your success is our passion in everything we do

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