Purchasing Agent - Clarksville, AR
Branch ID: 5129
Pay Rate/Salary: At least: $25,000.00
Staffmark is looking to fill a Purchasing Agent position for a local manufacturing company in Clarksville, AR.
The successful candidate will need to analyze the current and past supply/demand trends in order to strategically forecast future needs and maintain adequate inventory levels.
The candidate will also need to:
- Nurture partnerships with suppliers in order to negotiate effectively
- Plan, coordinate, and insure product availability for advertising and promotions
- Provide management/marketing team with evaluations and performance reports
- Maintain spreadsheets and a database of procurement records for purchases including items, cost, lead time, quality, and performance
- Maintain and schedule incoming goods in coordiantion with warehouse and marketing
- Must be able to work closely with foreign vendors on import shipments to ensure proper international shipment time frames
Must have a very good attention to detail and be highly organized. Proficient with Excel, Word, and Outlook. Must be able to be flexible and responsive to change. Must be able to work well in a team environment in a fast paced office.
The Company supports affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. The Company will provide equal employment in employment practices to all applicants for employment. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to any protected characteristic such as, but not limited to, race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizen status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, status in regard to public assistance, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans and other protected veterans, genetic information and other legally protected classes. Furthermore, the Company is an E-Verify employer. Information provided on this application will not be used for any discriminatory purposes. The Company complies with all applicable federal, state and local non-discrimination laws and regulations. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations in the application or interviewing process. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or interviewing process, please contact us.
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City, State or Zip Code: Clarksville, AR
Position Type: Temp to Hire Position
Date Posted: 10/24/2018