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Robert Half Purchasing Specialist in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Description

As a Purchasing Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient procurement of products, equipment, and services. Your role will involve sourcing, negotiating, and managing vendor relationships to support the company’s operational needs. You will work closely with various departments to ensure timely and cost-effective purchasing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source, negotiate, and contract materials, supplies, equipment, and services.

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies.

  • Maintain accurate purchasing records, data, and pricing information.

  • Analyze and evaluate procurement data, prepare detailed reports.

  • Coordinate with internal departments to align purchasing activities with company goals.

  • Manage and follow up on purchase orders to ensure timely delivery and quality.

  • Handle claims with factories and vendors for defective items, shortages, and missing parts.

  • Provide cost quotations to support the sales department in project planning and budgeting.

  • Establish and maintain strong vendor relationships to secure competitive pricing and reliable supply.

  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures in all purchasing activities.

    Requirements

  • Proven experience in procurement, sourcing, and vendor management.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.

  • Proficiency in purchasing software and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of industry standards and best practices in purchasing / procurement.

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.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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