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Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Company: APR Staffing
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: -Buyer/Purchasing Agent
Job #: 15913
Location: Portland, OR
Duration: 1+ year contract

Job Description: Summary:
The main function of a buyer is to purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. A typical buyer is responsible for buying goods and services for use by their company or organization. This position focusses on supporting the eMobility Purchasing team in the effort to further electrify its trucking fleet in the upcoming years.

Job Responsibilities:
--- Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors.
--- Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
--- Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.
--- Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods.
--- Prepare documents for executive management to provide critical input for operational and strategic decision making

--- Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills.
--- Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data.
--- Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
--- Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.
--- Knowledge of supply chain management.
--- Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Advanced knowledge in Excel analysis and Powerpoint presentations techniques.

--- Bachelor's degree in finance or a related business field required.
--- First experience in Purchasing or Finance related tasks required.

Pre-Employment Requirement
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment screening that may include drug testing, background/criminal check, and if applicable, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

APR Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About APR Staffing
APR Staffing was born from the merger of two well-respected technical staffing firms in Portland. ieSolutions, founded in 2002, enjoyed an impressive reputation as one of the largest locally-owned and most respected technical staffing companies. Professional Resource Group, aka Data Resource Group, founded in 2009, also earned regional acclaim for being a fast-growing and highly-motivated professional staffing agency. Both companies have been recent award winners for the Portland Business Journal's Fastest-Growing Private Companies. The two firms, now as APR Staffing, make for one of the fastest-growing and most-respected professional and technical staffing companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative professionals. We provide only high-caliber, professional-grade resources throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Keywords: APR Staffing, Portland , Buyer/Purchasing Agent, Sales , Portland, Oregon

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