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Robert Half International Purchasing Agent in Fowler, California

Description

A family owned and operated company located in South Fresno is in immediate need for a Purchasing Agent! The company has been established for over 60 years and is in the agriculture industry. This Purchasing Agent position is a temporary to full time role and brings a great growth opportunity as well. The ideal Purchasing Agent candidate must possess both analytical skill and customer service.

Purchasing Agent Job Duties:

  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.

  • Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.

  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.

  • Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.

  • Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.

  • Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.

  • Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.

  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Please call us at: 559.439.4861 and email Sunshine Pennington - sunshine.pennington@roberthalf.com or Jason Lee - jason.lee@accountemps.com.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role

  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)

  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software

  • Understanding of supply chain procedures

  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses

  • Negotiation skills

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 / Hourly

Location: Fowler, CA

Date Posted: January 13, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 00310-0011669052

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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