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Robert Half Purchasing Agent in Atlanta, Georgia

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client looking for a Purchasing Agent. The Purchasing Agent will be responsible for collaborating and negotiating with suppliers to purchase goods and services for the company. As the Purchasing Agent you will be processing purchase orders, in addition to locating suppliers and researching goods, services and materials. Are you are a highly analytical and deadline oriented professional? Then this is the Purchasing Agent position for you!

How you will make an impact

  • Prepare and process purchase orders

  • Track levels of inventory and own purchasing needs

  • Prepare and present detailed reports (revenues, buying expenditures, etc.)

  • Assess supplier profiles and examine offers

  • Oversee relationships with key suppliers to maintain compliance to terms of contracts, quality of goods, and timely delivery

  • Manage records of all transactions, purchase orders, receipts, and payments

  • Request cost proposals and negotiate contracts and prices

  • Research and compare suppliers, goods, and services Requirements - High school diploma or GED required

  • Degree in business administration, procurement, or a related field preferred

  • Strong organization and documentation skills

  • Prior experience as a purchasing agent or in a similar position

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Must be skilled in analytical thinking and research

  • Proficiency in inventory management software programs, CRM, and ERP

This role has an immediate start date. Candidates with the proper skill set should give us a call today!


Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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