DescriptionPurchasing AgentA successful company in the Grand Rapids, MI area is looking for assistance in their purchasing department. The Purchasing Agent will prepare purchase orders and reports. Being detail-oriented and organized in this position is required. As the Purchasing Agent, you will communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations and negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers. As the Purchasing Clerk, you will communicate with customers and support any issues, and work on additional projects as needed. The successful Purchasing Agent will be able to manage activities across multiple categories. This is a great opportunity that you do not want to miss out on. Apply today!Responsibilities:• Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies• Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness• Forecast price and market trends • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries• Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demandRequirements3 or more years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environmentPunctual and detail orientedExperience with Microsoft Dynamics and Microsoft Excel is a plus, but not requiredGreat communication skillsHighly organizedAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ().**Salary:** $20.59 – $23.84 / Hourly**Location:** GRAND RAPIDS, MI**Date Posted:** January 29, 2021**Employment Type:** Temp to Hire**Job Reference:** 02686364**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 FinanceTracking



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