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Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:12 AM

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Purchasing Agent
Building Supply company located in Chicago (Lincoln Park area) has an immediate opening for a Full:Time Purchasing Agent.

Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing vendors
Manage vendor pricing
Negotiate with vendors to obtain better pricing and terms
Manage Requests for Quotation
Resolving supplier quality issues
Issue purchase orders and get confirmations from vendors
Expedite the supply of critical items
Maintain delivery schedules on all items ordered
Maintain current cost data on all purchased items
Maintain purchase files on all orders
Furnish lead times for orders and back orders. Keep customer apprised of any changes in ETAs.
Set invoices up for payment
Minimize risk by ensuring alternative sources of supply for critical items
Find best product for the best price, from reliable vendors
Obtain material certification when required
Analyze inventory and sales data
:Bachelors Degree
:3 years of experience
:Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
:Responsive to change; ability to take on new roles and responsibilities
:Strong prioritization skills and ability to quickly re:prioritize in a dynamic environment
:Strong attention to detail, highly organized
:Strong Work Ethic and Professional Demeanor
:Must be a team player, but able to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
:Strong computer skills including MS Office
If interested in joining our team as a Purchasing Agent and working with a growing company that provides competitive benefits and compensation packages, please submit a resume including salary requirements.


• Location: Chicago

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