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Purchasing Agent

Columbia, SC 29203

Posted: 05/27/2024 Industry: Clerical Job Number: CJ533579527 Pay Rate: $19.23 / hour

Job Description

GPS is hiring a Purchasing Agent for one of Columbia, SC’s leading sign manufacturers.  Why You Should Apply:
  • $40,000 to $42,000/year starting salary
  • Direct hire position, on the client's payroll from day one
  • Medical, Dental, 401(k), Vacation, and Holiday Pay
  • 1st Shift Hours
 What You Will Do:
  • Research and compare suppliers' goods and services
  • Monitor inventory levels and determine purchase needs
  • Request cost proposals and negotiate contracts and prices
  • Prepare and process purchase orders
  • Maintain records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments
  • Schedule and verify purchase deliveries
  • Build and maintain positive long-term supplier relationships
 What Is Needed:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Previous experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position
  • Proficiency in CRM and inventory management software programs
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience in a sheet metal fabrication company is a plus
  • Degree in Business Administration/Procurement preferred
  A drug-free workplace and a criminal background check are required.  EOE. 
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