Purchasing Agent Job Description
The following is a full job description for Purchasing Agent. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Purchasing Agent along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Purchasing Agent is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Purchasing Director, Top Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Supervisor II, Top Division Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Supervisor I, Purchasing Supervisor III, Purchasing Clerk, Sr, Purchasing Clerk
Requirements and Responsibilities For Purchasing Agent
Responsible for purchases made by the organization. Evaluates and approves vendors and authorizes purchase orders for goods or services. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 8 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager.
Also Referred to as: Purchasing Agent
Similar Jobs:  Purchasing Director, Top Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Supervisor II, Top Division Purchasing Executive, Purchasing Supervisor I, Purchasing Supervisor III, Purchasing Clerk, Sr, Purchasing Clerk
Categories:  Materials Management, Purchasing
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation,
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