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Position Title: Purchasing Agent
Salary Range: $60-70K
Location: Northwest Indianapolis
Job Category: Finance Accounting
Position Type: Direct Hire

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Description

Our client is searching for a Purchasing Agent who will be responsible for weekly routine and impromptu ordering of product from numerous vendors as well as ordering new releases from those same vendors. These responsibilities include preparing and processing purchase orders, keeping records of purchase orders, following up as necessary on purchase orders to acquire ETAs and keeping vendor and other product information up to date. Responsible for ensuring inventory levels are kept at appropriate levels and working closely with several different departments to achieve this goal. The candidate will need to possess strong analytical skills as well as strong communication skills to be successful in this position.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Professional & great communicator.
  • Eager to ask questions to learn processes & take on new tasks.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to meet deadlines and communicate delays.
  • A proactive thinker.
  • Able to identify and solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Able to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks & projects on a daily basis.
  • Comfortable working independently, but also take direction well.

Education and Experience:

  • College degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years purchasing experience is preferred.
  • ERP System experience is a plus.
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, with a concentration in Excel. Must be able to write and understand basic Excel functions and must have the ability to learn more advanced functions as required.

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