Randstad Purchasing Agent in Farmingdale, New York

Purchasing Agent

job details:

  • location:Farmingdale, NY

  • salary:$23 - $25 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, November 9, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:S_703653

  • questions:diana.berlingieri@randstadusa.com631-427-1096

job description

Purchasing Agent

The inventory manager is primarily responsible for coordinating activities related to stocking and replenishing materials used in the manufacturing process.


--Review sales forecasts, compare results and update as appropriate

--Place stocking orders, re-orders and special orders with specific vendors as well as prepare and dispatch purchase orders

--Confer with vendor contacts to obtain favorable and timely deliveries as well as the best possible pricing

--Manage all inventory adjustments and identify root causes of inventory discrepancies

--Work closely with Production Planner

--Update ERP with timely and valid information when necessary

--Respond to various departments requests for information regarding vendors, products, deliveries, etc.

--Check all invoice discrepancies involving vendors in your area of responsibility; correct and approve and return to accounting in a timely manner

--Assist with resolving vendor disputes

--Supervise and train Material Handler

--Act as subject matter expert during physical inventory

--Complete assigned work within given timeframe and according to specifications

--Cooperate with other employees in the department to maintain a safe working environment

--Adhere to all company safety regulations

--Other duties as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


--Experience with ERP inventory management system, preferably Profit Key is preferred

--Understanding of inventory transactions within a production/manufacturing environment is preferred






--High School diploma or equivalent is required

--Minimum of 1 year of purchasing experience is required

--Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office is required

--Ability to work overtime when required

Please apply or send your resume directly to diana.berlingieri@randstadusa.com

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