Buyer/Purchasing Agent

  • Express Employment Professionals
  • Hot Springs, AR, USA
  • Apr 24, 2018

Job Description


Salary: $13-16/hour

Express Employment Professionals is interviewing candidates for an immediate full-time Buyer/Purchasing Agent opening with a family owned distribution company in Hot Springs! Starting pay ranges between $13-16/hour, based on experience, but can increase after an evaluation period. Company provides excellent benefits and incentives! Schedule is normally Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm with slight overtime on occasion.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Serving as primary point of contact for coordinating purchases of goods in the assigned marketplace
  • Coordinating with end users to verify requirements
  • Conferring with vendors to obtain product information such as price, availability and delivery schedule
  • Editing purchase requests and preparing purchase orders
  • Sourcing vendors and negotiating prices, as well as preparing purchase recommendations for Procurement Manager approval
  • Performing expediting as required to assure purchase order delivery schedule is met and suppliers are meeting contractual criteria

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or Economics, or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate initiative and be responsive to needs of end users
  • Strong verbal and written communications including negotiation and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Extremely detail-oriented personality; professional
  • A friendly personality with a desire to help our internal and external customers

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Three ways to apply: (choose one)
  • Complete an online application on our website: https://apply.expresspros.com/account/login and submit it to the Hot Springs, Arkansas location.
  • Call our office 501.520.0333
  • Visit our office 1702 Malvern Avenue, Suite B - Hot Springs, AR 71901

To view what other positions we have available now, please visit us online: www.expresspros.com/hotspringsar

Express Employment Professionals cares about people. About business. About you. We are passionate about finding good people good jobs and about helping our clients reach their goals. For us, it's personal. We live and work in Hot Springs, AR. We are invested in the success of our employees and the success of our clients. Express offers multiple benefits to our associates that can include: a medical plan, dental plan, vision/eyewear plan, prescription drug reimbursement, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, and provisions for vacation and holiday pay, short-term disability, life insurance, and referral bonuses.

Express Office: Hot Springs

1702 Malvern Avenue

Suite B

Hot Springs, AR 71901