Randstad Purchasing Agent in Hauppauge, New York

Purchasing Agent

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job details:

  • location:Hauppauge, NY

  • salary:$30,000 - $35,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, September 11, 2017

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:S_567283

  • questions:krista.gottlieb@randstadusa.com631-582-2148

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We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Agent for our client located in Hauppauge. This is a direct hire opportunity and a new position that has been created due to the company's growth! The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of purchasing experience in the manufacturing industry. If you meet the below requirements and are interested in being considered for the opportunity, please apply with a copy of your resume attached in a word document!

Job Duties Include:

  • Generate purchase orders for materials and facilitate positive vendor relations

  • Manage inventory records to ensure that sufficient quantities of material are on hand

  • Negotiate with current vendors and research market value of materials; calculate necessary costs

  • Research and develop relationships with new vendors

  • Work with sales and other departments to ensure that materials arrive as needed

  • Coordinate with Accounts Payable department to verify payment for orders and facilitate invoices for new orders

Working hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM



  • Proficient in Excel

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong data entry and typing skills

  • Experience in vendor relations and purchase management

  • High School diploma required

  • Ability to learn new computer programs easily

  • Excellent negotiation and cost management skills

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.