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Purchasing Agent

Monroe, CT 06468

Posted: 06/23/2023 Job Category: Clerical Job Number: BB911561616 Pay Rate: $25 / hour

Job Description

The Purchasing Agent will purchase goods and services according to departmental and organizational policies and procedures.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.



  • Purchases goods and services according to the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates with managers to maintain inventory levels.
  • Evaluates vendors based on price, reliability, capability, and previous transaction history.
  • Works with vendors to negotiate volume and cash transaction discounts, and other available discounts.
  • Ensures that purchasing documents are complete and accurate and include appropriate and reasonable terms and conditions.
  • Maintains pricing histories and other vendor records.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.*

* As this is a small office, buyer may be assigned to non-buying related office tasks.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of purchasing procedures and policies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred.
  • At least two years of purchasing experience required.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access all areas of the facility to determine purchasing needs.
  • May require travel.

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