Purchasing Agent (General) Job Description Template

Business-in-a-Box's Purchasing Agent (General) Job Description Template

Document description

This purchasing agent (general) job description template has 3 pages and is a MS Word file type listed under our human resources documents.

Sample of our purchasing agent (general) job description:

Page 1 JOB DESCRIPTION PURCHASING AGENT, EXCEPT WHOLESALE, RETAIL, AND FARM PRODUCTS Brief description The position of purchasing agent (except wholesale, retail, and farm product) consists of purchasing machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Tasks • Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices; • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action; • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes; • Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories; • Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations; • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve pr

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