Purchasing Agent

Job Number
GB#5733
Job Title
Purchasing Agent
Salary Range
$60-65,000 K
Benefits
Great benefit plan
Category
Administration Jobs
Industry
Transportation
Location
Vancouver Island - BC
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Our client is established transportation services provider, who is currently willing to hire new Purchasing Agent to their team on Vancouver Island. The successful candidate will be in charge of buying listed and new products from the suppliers at the best possible price while maintaining ideal levels of inventory. He/ she will prepare purchase orders, review bid proposals and negotiate contracts within budgetary limitations all while keeping detailed records and inventory.

Responsibilities 

  • Execute purchase orders for goods and services in an accurate and timely manner and ensure that they are approved in accordance with specific policies and procedures
  • Follow purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Negotiate with suppliers on pricing, payment terms, delivery requirements, and quantities
  • Review, evaluate, and approve specifications for issuing requisitions
  • Follow up on orders as needed, resolve vendor problems, and handle related correspondence
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Keep a constant check on stock levels

Qualifications 

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in purchasing
  • Knowledge of accounting and business principles and practices
  • Solid computer skills, primarily using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrate price negotiation and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel/ Outlook required
  • Excellent planning, multitasking, and organizational skills

 

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Julia Sustakova

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