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Company: Robert Half
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description Robert Half is currently working with a client looking to fill a Purchaser position. The Purchaser will be responsible for researching new vendors, products, and services and negotiating contracts for the best price and value. This may be the role for you if you are an experience purchaser with excellent communication, inventory management and analytical skills.
What you get to do every day

  • Examine purchased products upon delivery and note any issues

  • Attend and engage in meetings with stakeholders and staff

  • Work with delivery and warehouse teams to ensure goods are received on time

  • Research potential products, vendors, and services, comparing price and quality for the best deal

  • Revise records of purchased products

  • Discuss and negotiate contracts with clients and vendors

  • Engage with new vendors and products at events, shows, and exhibitions

  • Write orders to refill stock based on inventory monitoring

  • Perform cost analyses and write reports on purchases made Requirements - Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

    -2+ years of Purchasing experience in an industrial, manufacturing, construction or related industry

    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

      -Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel

      • Exceptional organizational skills

        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 puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and 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.
        - 2023 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

Keywords: Robert Half, Houston , Purchaser, Other , Houston, Texas

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