18 Aug Purchasing Agent #2175
JM Murray is seeking a Purchasing Agent for our JM Murray purchasing department. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the purchasing agent monitors open purchase orders for timely delivery and order compliance and confirms delivery particulars with vendors if necessary. Responsible for expediting and coordinating goods and services on orders, communicates with all JM Murray departments to confirm or clarify purchase specifications and requirements, discuss specific purchase conditions and provide delivery updates. Responsible for researching and contacting vendors regarding capabilities, price, availability and terms, prepares reports specific to projects, and makes sourcing recommendations.
The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational and time management skills, demonstrate the ability to work efficiently and productively in an independent and collaborative environment and the ability to prioritize tasks. Must have flexibility to adjust to changes in priorities and assignments and be experienced and skilled in Microsoft office suite including Outlook calendar, email and Excel.
Requirements: Associates Degree Preferred and 3- 5 years purchasing experience as a Head Buyer or Purchasing Agent. High School Diploma with extensive experience in this position will be considered. American Production Inventory and Control Society and Certified Production in Management certification desired.