Purchasing Agent

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  • Location
    Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

Adecco is currently hiring a Purchasing Agent for one of our top clients located in Regina, SK. To be considered for the Purchasing Agent role you must have post-secondary education in Business Administration or similar discipline. Our client values innovation, quality and is very customer focused.  

Purchasing Agent Responsibilities:

•        To get the best value when procuring goods and services in terms of quality, reliability, price and delivery.

•        Responsible for day-to-day procurement activities within assigned commodity group.

•        Utilize contracts created by Strategic Sourcing to procure materials and services as required

•        Source and purchase materials as required.

•        Negotiate effectively with suppliers to obtain best value. Refuse attempts to impose additional charges for expediting of orders and escalate negotiating impasses to Supervisor.

•        Produce purchase orders from requests/requisitions/ analysis of production schedules to ensure timely delivery. Coordinate with manufacturing to eliminate parts shortages.

•        Manage purchase orders through to close-out and resolve any associated queries on a timely basis.

•        Follow standard purchasing operating procedures.

•        Identify and address issues related to the procurement process, escalating unresolved issues to the Supervisor.

•        Maintain/improve supplier relationships. Resolves purchasing problems between department and supplier.

•        Document supplier performance and complete reviews as required.

•        Assist in procurement projects and programs to achieve business goals and continuous improvements of processes.

•        Resolve Accounts Payable issues as it applies to supplier deliveries.

•        Continually develop market knowledge.

Purchasing Agent Qualifications:

•        3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

•        Post-secondary education in Business Administration or similar discipline.

•        Professional certification in Supply Chain or Procurement preferred (SCMA).

•        Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

•        Extensive experience in ERP systems.

•        Extensive knowledge of MS Office software, esp. Excel, Word, PowerPoint

 

If you are interested in this Purchasing Agent job in Regina, apply by clicking the “Apply now” button below.

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