Purchasing Agent
Also referred to as: Purchasing Agent, Ordering and Inventory Clerk, Purchasing Agent / Buyer, Purchasing Processing Agent
Requirements and Responsibilities
Prepares, verifies, and places purchase orders based on business requirements. Monitors a system to maintain inventory levels and availability. Resolves issues related to inventory returns, replacements, and credit arrangements. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to supervisor or manager. Works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.
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Level of Education:  Purchasing Agent Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Purchasing Agent Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Purchasing Agent Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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